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Comparison of Canon EOS Rebel T6i (EOS 750D) and Nikon D5300 [S]ave

Nikon D5300

Canon EOS Rebel T6i (EOS 750D)
ModelNikon D5300Canon EOS Rebel T6i (EOS 750D)
Manufacturer url
Model numberD5300T6i
Alternate model number(s)-
  • 750d
Camera formatSLRSLR
Release year (year)20132015
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)125132
Width (mm)7678
Height (mm)98101
Weight (g)1,035776
PredecessorNikon D5200Canon T5i
SuccessorNikon D5500Canon T7i
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor manufacturerSonyCanon
Effective megapixels (MP)24.224.2
Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor area (mm²)366.6332.27
Sensor width (mm)23.522.3
Sensor height (mm)15.614.9
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)3.923.72
Focal Length Multiplier (x)1.51.6
Aspect ratio3:23:2
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Anti aliasing filterNoneFixed
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect-+
Dxo sensor score8371
Dxo color depth score (bit)2422.7
Dxo dynamic range score (evs)13.912
Dxo maximum effective iso score (iso)1,338919
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 2992 x 2000(6.0 mp 3:2)
  • 4496 x 3000(13.5 mp 3:2)
  • 6000 x 4000(24.0 mp 3:2)
  • 1280 x 1280(1.6 mp 1:1)
  • 1696 x 1280(2.2 mp 4:3)
  • 1920 x 1080(2.1 mp 16:9)
  • 1920 x 1280(2.5 mp 3:2)
  • 1984 x 1984(3.9 mp 1:1)
  • 2656 x 1992(5.3 mp 4:3)
  • 2656 x 2656(7.1 mp 1:1)
  • 2976 x 1680(5.0 mp other)
  • 2976 x 1984(5.9 mp 3:2)
  • 3552 x 2664(9.5 mp 4:3)
  • 3984 x 2240(8.9 mp 16:9)
  • 3984 x 2656(10.6 mp 3:2)
  • 4000 x 4000(16.0 mp 1:1)
  • 480 x 480(0.2 mp 1:1)
  • 5328 x 4000(21.3 mp 4:3)
  • 6000 x 3368(20.2 mp 16:9)
  • 6000 x 4000(24.0 mp 3:2)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 720 x 408(0.3 mp other)
  • 720 x 480(0.3 mp 3:2)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • raw (12 or 14-bit .nef)
  • raw+jpeg
  • .cr2 raw (14-bit)
  • jpeg
  • raw+l/f jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)54.8
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x424
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 640x480
Movie max framerate (fps)6060
Image Storage
Movie file formatMOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video++
Video usable as viewfinder--
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
Lens mountNikon FCanon EF/EF-S
LensNikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VRCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)27.00 - 210.0029.00 - 88.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)18.00 - 140.0018.00 - 55.00
Zoom ratio (x)7.783.06
Aperture range (f)0.18 - 0.290.18 - 0.29
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)4525
Filter thread (mm)6758
Optical image stabilization++
Digital zoom--
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeOVF: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 4800 DXOVF: Phase-detect using 19-point all cross-type AF sensor; Live View uses Hybrid CMOS AF III hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
ViewfinderOptical / LCDOptical / LCD
Viewfinder typeSLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.82x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +1.0 diopterSLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.82x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus peaking--
Viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent) (x)0.550.51
Viewfinder magnification (nominal/claimed) (x)0.820.82
Eye-level viewfinder++
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.23
Rear display resolution (dots)1,036,8001,040,000
Articulating screen++
Tilt swivel screen++
Selfie screen++
Max playback zoom (x)-10
Top deck display--
Maximum iso (native)12,80012,800
Minimum iso (native)100100
Iso settingsAuto, 100 - 12800 in steps of 1/3 EV; expandable to Hi-1 = ISO 25600Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • direct sunlight
  • flash
  • fluorescent (7 types)
  • incandescent
  • preset manual; all except preset manual with fine tuning
  • shade
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • custom
  • daylight
  • flash
  • shade
  • tungsten
  • white fluorescent
Shutter speed range (s)1/4000 - 301/4000 - 30
Bulb mode++
Exposure compensation+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modes2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5% of frame)7,560 pixel RGB+IR sensor divided into 63 segments; Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (6%), Spot (3.5%)
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority++
Shutter priority++
Full manual exposure++
Creative exposure modesScene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach / Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night LandscapeScene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN (Kids, Food, Candlelight
Self timer (s)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 9
  • 10
  • 20
  • 2
  • 10
Time lapse (intervalometer)+-
High resolution composite--
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • advanced wireless lighting supported with sb-910
  • auto
  • auto slow sync
  • auto slow sync with red-eye reduction
  • auto with red-eye reduction
  • fill-flash
  • off
  • rear-curtain sync
  • rear-curtain with slow sync
  • red-eye reduction
  • sb-800 as master
  • sb-900
  • slow sync
  • slow sync with red-eye reduction
  • e-ttl ii auto
  • manual
  • red-eye reduction
  • second curtain synchro
Flash guide number (iso 100) (m)1212
Flash range descriptionLens dependent; Approx. 39/12; 43/13 with manual flash (ft/m, ISO 100, 68F/20C)Lens aperture dependent
Max flash sync (s)1/2001/200
Flash exposure compensation-3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External flash connectionHot ShoeHot Shoe
Built-in wireless flash control--
Usable memory types
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Uhs supportUHS-IUHS-I
Other memory-UHS-I compliant
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support++
Uncompressed format
  • raw (12 or 14-bit .nef)
  • raw+jpeg
  • .cr2 raw (14-bit)
  • raw+l/f jpeg
Built-in wi-fi++
Built-in gps+-
Microphone jack++
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • wifi
Pictbridge compliant++
Dpof compliant++
Remote control++
Remote control type
  • optional: wired or wireless
  • ir wireless or wi-fi
  • optional wired
Connections (extended)
  • 3.5mm stereo mic jack
  • accessory terminal (mc-dc2 remote cord or gp-1 gps unit)
  • type c mini-hdmi with cec
  • external 3.5mm stereo mic jack
  • mini (type-c) hdmi-cec
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.580.3
Max cycle time for raw shooting (s/frame)0.6-
Max cycle time for raw plus jpeg shooting (s/frame)0.630.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press--
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)54.8
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)100-
Raw shooting speed in burst mode (fps)44.8
Buffer size for raw shooting in burst mode (frames)46
Raw plus jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (fps)44.9
Buffer size for raw plus jpeg shooting in burst mode (frames)46
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.290.09
Shutter lag (full af, live view - dslr) (s)1.33-
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - dslr) (s)0.420.11
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.230.1
Shutter lag (full af, with flash) (s)0.420.35
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.080.07
Shutter lag (notes)OVF: Full AF lag, Auto Area mode = 0.424sLive View:Full AF lag = 1.33sPrefocused = 0.418s-
Startup time (s)0.50.9
Play -> record time (s)0.30.1
Flash cycle time, full power (s)4.23.3
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)-180
Battery life, still (cipa rating ovf/evf) (shots)600440
Battery form factorProprietary EL14aProprietary LP-E17
Usable battery types
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries included1 x Proprietary EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Dedicated battery charger included++
Internal charging supported--
Included software
  • nikon viewnx 2 cd-rom
  • eos digital solutions disc
Os compatibility
  • mac os
  • windows
Notes and featuresEnhanced 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor with no OLPF, EXPEED 4 processor, 5fps burst mode, Full HD video up to 60p, built-in Wi-FiNew 24.2MP APS-C CMOS image sensor, DIGIC 6 processor, 19-point all cross-type AF for OVF, Hybrid CMOS III AF for Live View

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