Canon Rebel T5i vs Nikon D810

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Canon Rebel T5i
Nikon D810

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a lens magnification ratio of 0.85x, but the Nikon D810 is only a 0.7x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.15x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

£840 cheaper
The Canon Rebel T5i costs £359.00, whereas the Nikon D810 is £1,199.00.
11 Reasons For
Vastly higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810 has a megapixel count of 36.3MP, however the Canon Rebel T5i 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.

Significantly more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810 has a total megapixel count of 37.09MP, whereas the Canon Rebel T5i is only an 18.5MP digital camera (18.59MP less).
Fourty-two more auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D810 has 51.00 auto focus points, however the Canon Rebel T5i only has nine auto focus points.
A lot higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810 has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, but the Canon Rebel T5i is only a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 lower).
Significantly smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810 has a minimum ISO speed of 64, whereas the Canon Rebel T5i is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (36 bigger).
0.2" larger screen size Edit
The Nikon D810 has a screen size of 3.2", however the Canon Rebel T5i 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.

189,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D810 has a display resolution of 1,229,000 pixels, whereas the Canon Rebel T5i is only a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (189,000 pixels lower).
Available from 35 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Seventeen more awards
The Nikon D810 has 18 awards, however the Canon Rebel T5i has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Nikon D810 has an average expert review score of 92%, but the Canon Rebel T5i has an average rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
The Nikon D810 has an average user review score of 98%, but the Canon Rebel T5i has an average rating of 94% (based on 40 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
2x lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a megapixel count of 18MP, however the Nikon D810 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.

Significantly less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a total megapixel count of 18.5MP, whereas the Nikon D810 is a 37.09MP digital camera (18.59MP more).
Fourty-two less auto focus points Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has nine auto focus points, however the Nikon D810 only has 51.00 auto focus points.
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, but the Nikon D810 is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 higher).
A lot bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a minimum ISO speed of 100, whereas the Nikon D810 is a 64 minimum ISO speed digital camera (36 smaller).
0.2" smaller screen size Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a screen size of 3", however the Nikon D810 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.

189,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Canon Rebel T5i has a display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels, whereas the Nikon D810 is a 1,229,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (189,000 pixels higher).
Not as many stockists
Only 3 shops sells the Canon Rebel T5i, however 38 retailers sell the Nikon D810. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Canon Rebel T5i has received 1 award, the Nikon D810 has received 18 awards.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The Canon Rebel T5i has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Nikon D810 has an average expert rating of 92% (based on 83 reviews).
Slightly Lower user review Score
The Canon Rebel T5i has an average user rating of 94%, but the Nikon D810 has an average user rating of 98% (based on 336 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D810 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.7x, but the Canon Rebel T5i is a 0.85x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.15x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

£840 more expensive
The Nikon D810 is more expensive than the Canon Rebel T5i by £840.
One month older
The Nikon D810 is older than the Canon Rebel T5i by one month.

Awards

1 Award
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
18 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
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PC Mag: Editor's Choice
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PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18MP 36.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2592 x 1456
 1920 x 1920
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 720 x 480
 720 x 400
 480 x 480
 3600 x 2400
BEST
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 3072 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2592 x 1456
 1920 x 1920
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 720 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
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
18.5MP 37.09MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Focal Length Range
18 - 55 24 - 120
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Nikon F
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Nikon F
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 One Shot Focus
 AI Focus
 continuous
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 One Shot Focus
 AI Focus
 continuous
 tracking
 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-CT-SIR
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 51200
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 51200
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 64
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Partial
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Partial
 Matrix
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
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide
13m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Recharging Time
3s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

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
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels 1,229,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.85x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
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 B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Fluorescent H
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Fluorescent H
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Lens priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Lens priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,5,10,20
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
 Direct printing
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Scene Mode
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 880g
Height
99.8mm 123mm
Depth
78.8mm 81.5mm
Width
133.1mm 146mm
Weight Including Battery
580g
BEST
980g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LP-E8 EN-EL15
Battery Capacity
440mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 5+
 DIGIC 5+
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