Comparison: Nikon D5300 VS Canon 700D

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Nikon D5300 VS Canon 700D Camera

Choosing a budget or entry level DSLR may turn out to be a tiresome job due to the number of choices available in market. Although, some are good the others could be comparatively better. Taking a note of which, today we selected two of the best budget DSLRs available in India to formulate a quick comparison to give you an understanding of the best cameras for your budget. Let’s take a quick look at the key specifications of both the cameras in our Nikon D5300 VS Canon 700D comparison. Before looking at the specifications let’s talk about the pricing and availability of both the cameras. The Canon 700D is priced at Rs. 42,990 and Rs. 43,990 is available on both

Amazon and Flipkart, respectively. The Nikon D5300 on the other hand is priced at Rs. 46,990 and Rs. 48,895 and is available on both Flipkart and Amazon, respectively.

Canon 700D

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Quick Feature Comparison
Feature Nikon D5300 Canon 700D
Category DSLR DSLR
Display 3.2-inch Fully Articulated Screen 3-inch Fully Articulated Screen
LCD Screen Resolution 1.037k dots 1.040k dots
Effective Pixel 24.2-megapixels 18-megapixels
Image Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.1 x 15.4 mm
ISO Range ISO 100-12800 ISO 100-12800
Focus Points 39 9-point Cross Type AF System
Shutter Speed 30 to 1/4000 sec 30 to 1/4000 sec
Sensor APS-C CMOS Sensor APS-C CMOS Sensor
Weight and Dimensions 480g. 125 x 98 x 76 mm 580g. 133 x 100 x 79 mm
Continues Shooting 5Fps 5Fps
Touchscreen No Yes
Dynamic Range 13.9 11.2
Microphone Connectivity Yes Yes
Smartphone Remote Control Yes No
Battery Life 600 440

Starting with the effective pixel count, the Nikon D5300 features a 24.2-megapixels lens with a 23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS image sensor built inside it. Canon 700D on the other hand packs a smaller 18-megapixels shooter along with storing a comparatively marginally smaller 23.1 x 15.4 mm APS-C CMOS image sensor. Although, the display on the Nikon D5300 does not offers touch controls like the Canon 700D, the screen on the camera is marginally bigger and both of them offers an articulating screen.

Nikon And Canon

The Nikon D5300 and Canon 700D, both offer the same ISO range and Shutter speed. However, Nikon on the other hand with its 39 autofocus points shatters the 9 autofocus point of the Canon 700D.

Canon 700D

In terms of dimensions and weight, the Nikon D5300 measures smaller in size and also weighs roughly 100grams lesser than the Canon 700D. The D5300 also offers a better dynamic range that helps in capturing lively photographs under all lighting conditions.

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Touchscreen is a great feature and may help most of entry level photography enthusiasts to capture photos at extreme angels and is also of great benefit while recording videos. The unavailability of touchscreen on the Nikon D5300 could act as a major downside, however isn’t a deal-breaker at all after all a DSLR is more about photos then videos.

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However, still we think Nikon D5300 is an overall better choice over the Canon 700D due to the features mentioned overhead and a moderately larger battery capacity that helps you in capturing nearly 150 shots more than the Canon 700D. In case you’re ready to spend a couple of thousand bucks more Nikon D5500 could be a better choice overall.

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

Holding camera at extreme destinations or playing games in metro train his love for tech never ends. Phones, Apps, Updates, Cameras and Tech gossip all in one roof, he’s a complete tech-package. Travelling or sampling new cuisine nothing would distort him from his passion.