Recent Canon vs Nikon Comparisons

The following tables summarize pairs of near-equal Canon and Nikon models in terms of primary specifications. This page will be updated as other common pairings are identified and summarized. 

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Top Pro Full Frame Bodies

Full Frame Pro Bodies

Canon 1Dx III
Nikon D6
sensor size
?
35.9 x 23.9
pixels 5472 x 3648
5568 x 3712
crops full frame, APS-C
full frame, 1.3x, DX, 5:4
still file formats
JPG, HIF, CR3
JPG, TIF, NEF
ISO range
100-102400 (50, 819200)
100-102400 (50, 3280000)
card slots
2 CFexpress
2 XQD or 2 CFexpress
frame rates
16 fps up to 1000 raw (20 fps Live View)
14 fps up to 200 raw
viewfinder
0.76x mag, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
0.72x mag, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
LCD
3.2" 2.1m dot touchscreen
3.2" 2.36m dot touchscreen
meter
360k pixel RGB+IR (0-20EV)
180k pixel RGB (-3-20EV)
autofocus 191 points (155 cross, -4EV) 105 points (105 cross, -4.5EV)
shutter 30s to 1/8000, 1/250 sync, 400k tested 900s to 1/8000, 1/250 sync, 400k tested
Connectivity GPS, USB 3.2 Gen 2, Wi-Fi
GPS, USB 3.2 Gen 1, Wi-Fi
video file formats MotionJPEG, MOV
MP4, MOV
HD
1080P/120/60/50/30/25/24
1080P/60/50/30/25/24
4K+ 5.5K raw, 4K DCI or UHD 60/50/30/25/24, full or 1.6x crop
UHD/30/25/24, 1.6x crop
weight
50.8 ounches, 1440g
44.8 ounces, 1270g
price US$6499 US$6499
introduced Jan 7, 2020 Sep 4, 2019


Small Full Frame Sensor Bodies

Top Small Full Frame Pro Bodies

Canon 5D IV
Nikon D810
sensor size
?
35.9 x 24
pixels 6720 x 4480
8256 x 5504
crops full frame
full frame, 1.3x, DX, 5:4
still file formats
JPG, CRW
JPG, TIF, NEF
ISO range
100-32000 (50, 64000, 128000)
64-25600 (32, 51200, 102400)
card slots
1 CompactFlash, 1 SD
1 XQD, 1 SD
frame rates
7 fps up to ? raw
7 fps up to ? raw, 9 fps with grip
viewfinder
0.71x mag, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
0.7x mag, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
LCD
3.2" 1.62m dot touchscreen
3.2" 1.3m dot
meter
150k pixel RGB+IR (0-20EV)
180k pixel RGB (-3-20EV)
autofocus 61 points (61 selectable, 41 cross, -3EV) 151 points (91 cross, -2EV)
shutter 30s to 1/8000, 1/200 sync, ?k tested 30s to 1/8000, 1/250 sync, 150k tested
other
GPS, Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi, USB 3.0
video file formats MotionJPEG, MP4
MP4, MOV
HD
1080P/60/50/30/25/24, 720P/120
1080P/60/50/30/25/24, 720P/60/50
4K 4K/30/24, 1.74x crop
4K/30/25/24, 1.5x crop
weight
890g
1005g
price US$3499 US$3299
introduced Aug 25, 2016 July 25, 2017



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