Nikon D7200 and Canon 7D Mark II, both have their own strengths and weaknesses. While Nikon’s D7200 is considered to be their best weapon in the DX category, Canon 7D Mark II is also known as the speed demon. The comparison between the two will be any photographer’s delightful dream.
Let us start with Nikon D7200. It consists of with a killer 24.2 MP camera sensor, not to forget the lightening shooting speed of 6 frames per second. The power of the camera increases with an excellent 51 point AF system. The additional features include 2x SD card slots which allow you to enlarge the memory for the high definition large size pictures. It further provides the facility of a built in Wi-Fi for instant connectivity.
Nikon D7200 vs Canon 7D Mark II Specification Comparison
Canon 7D Mark II
|Sensor Resolution||24.2 Million||20.2 Million|
|Sensor Pixel Size||3.92µ||4.09µ|
|Low Pass Filter||No||Yes|
|Sensor Dust Reduction||Yes||Yes|
|Image Size||6,000 x 4,000||5,472 x 3,648|
|Image Processor||EXPEED 4||Dual DIGIC 6|
|Built-in Flash||Yes, with flash commander mode||Yes, with flash commander mode|
|Storage Media||2x SD||1x CF, 1x SD|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||6 FPS, 7 FPS in 1.3x Crop Mode||10 FPS|
|Buffer Size (RAW, Lossless 14-bit)||18||31|
|Continuous Shooting||3.0 seconds||3.1 seconds|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 to 30 sec||1/8000 to 30 sec|
|Shutter Durability||150,000 cycles||200,000 cycles|
|Exposure Metering Sensor||2,016-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II||150,000 RGB + IR pixel metering sensor|
|Base ISO||ISO 100||ISO 100|
|Native ISO Sensitivity||ISO 100-25,600||ISO 100-16,000|
|Boosted ISO Sensitivity||ISO 51,200-102,400 (B&W only)||ISO 25,600|
|Autofocus System||Advanced Multi-CAM 3500DX||65-point all cross-type AF system|
|Focus Points||51, 15 cross-type||65 all cross-type|
|AF Detection||Up to f/8||Up to f/8|
|AF Detection Range||-3 to +19 EV||-3 to +19 EV|
|Video Output||MOV, MPEG-4 / H.264||MOV, MPEG-4 / H.264|
|Video Maximum Resolution||1920×1080 (1080p) up to 60p||1920×1080 (1080p) up to 60p|
|Audio Recording||Built-in microphone
External stereo microphone (optional)
External stereo microphone (optional)
|LCD Size||3.2″ diagonal TFT-LCD||3.0″ diagonal TFT-LCD|
|LCD Resolution||1,228,800 dots||1,040,000 dots|
|Wi-Fi Functionality||Built-in, with NFC||No|
|Battery||EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery||LP-E6N (or LP-E6)|
|Battery Life||1,110 shots (CIPA)||670 shots (CIPA)|
|Weather Sealed Body||Yes||Yes|
|Weight (Body Only)||675g||820g|
|Dimensions||135.5 × 106.5 × 76mm||148.6 x 112.4 x 78.2mm|
Nikon D7200 DX-format DSLR w/ 18-140mm VR Lens (Black)
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Compared to Nikon, Canon 7D Mark II consists of a smaller camera sensor which is the power of 20.2 MP of resolution. As it was earlier mentioned that Canon 7D Mark II was lightning fast is proved by the 10 frames per second continuous shooting speed. Furthermore it incorporates the impressive 65-point all cross-type AF system, 1x CF + 1x SD card slots and a ergonomics.
Both the gadgets have their own weaknesses and strengths. The specifications are discussed in considerable detail in. It must be kept in mind that these totally have been discussed with the help of a preliminary data.
The initial price what Nikon declared of their prized invention was $1199 while Canon 7D Mark II is considerably expensive than the Nikon D7200 and is a whopping $600 more expensive taking it to $1799. Although D7200 is critically acclaimed but more apt comparison with 7D will be the Nikon D400 which is priced around the same mark and is considered to be a more robust gadget.
The differences between the two gadgets is that 7D Mark II comes with a slightly lesser resolution with a crop factor of 1.6x compared to D7200’s 1.5x. This will result into low resolution pictures than the other. Canon 7D Mark II will lack behind in the dynamic range as said by number of professional enthusiasts but the picture noise level is anticipated to be the same in both cameras. Furthermore the Nikon, as in most of their DSLRs have included a low pass filter which is absent in Canon 7D Mark II. Mark II absolutely owns the Nikon D7200 in the shooting speed 10 fps to 6 fps which is a huge difference.
Canon also has a major edge on Nikon on its AF – the reading of which says 65 point all cross than compared to Nikon’s 51 that makes 7D more accurate for outer focuses.
7D also edges Nikon in shutter durability, better sealing, metering sensor, detect flickering, while capturing in indoor environment. Canon lacks a built in Wi-Fi with NFC but has a built in GPS chip.