Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 vs Nikon D810A

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Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5
Nikon D810A

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Vastly smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Nikon D810A is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 bigger).
Lighter Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 480g digital camera. That's 400g lighter than the Nikon D810A (880g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

More popular
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 204658 by sales volume in our digital cameras, whereas the Nikon D810A ranks No. 1057593.
9 Reasons For
18.3MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A has a megapixel count of 36.3MP, but the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only an 18MP digital camera (18.3MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

18.39MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A has a total megapixel count of 37.09MP, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only an 18.7MP digital camera (18.39MP less).
Fourty-two more auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Nikon D810A is 51.00, but the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 only has nine auto focus points.
38,400 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 lower).
A bit larger screen size Edit
Nikon D810A is 3.2" screen, but the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Seven hundred more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D810A takes 1200.00 shots per battery charge, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 only takes 500.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 6 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 5 expert reviews, the Nikon D810A has an average review score of 91%, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has an average rating of 75% (based on 83 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 1 user review, the Nikon D810A has an average review score of 100%, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has an average rating of 95% (based on 399 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Hugely lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a megapixel count of 18MP, but the Nikon D810A is a 36.3MP digital camera (18.3MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Vastly less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a total megapixel count of 18.7MP, however the Nikon D810A is a 37.09MP digital camera (18.39MP more).
Fourty-two less auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is nine, but the Nikon D810A only has 51.00 auto focus points.
Significantly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, whereas the Nikon D810A is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 higher).
0.2" smaller screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only 3" screen, but the Nikon D810A is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Seven hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 takes 500.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon D810A only takes 1200.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Fewer sellers
Only 3 shops sells the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5, but 9 sellers sell the Nikon D810A. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Two months older
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is older than the Nikon D810A by two months.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only 75%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon D810A is 91% (based on 5 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon D810A is 100% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons Against
100 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A has a minimum ISO speed of 200, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 smaller).
46% heavier Edit
The Nikon D810A is an 880g digital camera. That's 400g heavier than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (880g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Worse selling
The Nikon D810A ranks No. 1057593 by sales volume, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 ranks No. 204658.

Awards

7 Awards
Camera Labs: Recommended
chip.com.my: Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
gadgetspeak.com: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18MP 36.3MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 5184 x 2912
 3456 x 3456
 3456 x 2304
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2304 x 1728
 2592 x 1456
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1280
 1696 x 1280
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 720 x 400
 480 x 480
 3600 x 2400
BEST
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 5184 x 2912
 3456 x 3456
 3456 x 2304
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2304 x 1728
 2592 x 1456
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1280
 1696 x 1280
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 720 x 400
 480 x 480
 3600 x 2400
Maximum Image Resolution
 7360 x 4912
 7360 x 4912
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
18.7MP 37.09MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Minimum Aperture
5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
17 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
15/12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Nikon F
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Nikon F

Focusing

Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Auto Focus Point
9 51
BEST
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 51200
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 51200
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
200
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide
9m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Recharging Time
2s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,229,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7x
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Sunny
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Sunny
Shooting Mode
 Lens priority
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Lens priority
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,5,10,20
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 17mm
Scene Mode
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
480g
BEST
880g
Height
99.7mm 123mm
Depth
77.9mm 81.5mm
Width
129.6mm 146mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 980g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LP-E10 EN-EL15
Shot Per Battery Charge
500 shots 1,200 shots
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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