Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 vs Nikon D610

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Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5
Nikon D610

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 higher than the Nikon D610 (6,400).
0.1x higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 0.8x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.1x higher than the Nikon D610 (0.7x). 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.

280g lighter Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a weight of 480g, however the Nikon D610 is a 760g digital camera (280g heavier). 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.

14% shorter Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a height of 99.7mm. That's 13.3mm shorter than the Nikon D610 (113mm).
6% thinner Edit
Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is 77.9mm deep. That's 4.1mm thinner than the Nikon D610 (82mm).
Narrower Edit
Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is 129.6mm wide. That's 11.4mm narrower than the Nikon D610 (141mm).
12 Reasons For
26% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 24.3MP digital camera. That's 6.3MP higher than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (24.3MP). 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.

25% more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 24.7MP digital camera. That's 6MP more than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (24.7MP).
39.00 auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Nikon D610 is 39.00, but the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 only has nine auto focus points.
Two point eight more flash guides Edit
The Nikon D610 has 12.00 flash guides, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 only has nine point two flash guides.
99x shorter flash sync-speed Edit
The Nikon D610 has a flash sync-speed of 0.01s, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 1s flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s longer).
Vastly higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 60fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 60fps higher than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (60fps).
64GB larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Nikon D610 has a maximum memory card size of 64GB, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only a unknownGB maximum memory card size digital camera (64GB smaller).
Two memory slots Edit
The number of memory slots on the Nikon D610 is two, but the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 only has one memory slot.
Larger screen size Edit
Nikon D610 is 3.2" screen. That's 0.2" larger than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (3.2"). 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.

Vastly higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 921,000 pixels higher than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (921,000 pixels).
31 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Nikon D610 ranks No. 50126 by number of sales, whereas the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 ranks No. 175558.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is an 18MP digital camera. That's 6.3MP lower than the Nikon D610 (24.3MP). 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.

Less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is an 18.7MP digital camera. That's 6MP less than the Nikon D610 (24.7MP).
Only nine auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is nine, but the Nikon D610 only has 39.00 auto focus points.
Two point eight less flash guides Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has nine point two flash guides, however the Nikon D610 only has 12.00 flash guides.
0.99s longer flash sync-speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 has a flash sync-speed of 1s, however the Nikon D610 is a 0.01s flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s shorter).
Only one memory slot Edit
The number of memory slots on the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is one, but the Nikon D610 only has two memory slots.
7% smaller screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only 3" screen. That's 0.2" smaller than the Nikon D610 (3.2"). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is only stocked by 3 retailers, but the Nikon D610 is stocked by 34 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by eight months
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is eight months older than the Nikon D610.
Less popular
The Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 175558 by number of sales in our digital cameras, whereas the Nikon D610 ranks No. 50126.
6 Reasons Against
6,400 lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 lower than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (6,400).
0.1x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D610 is a 0.7x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.1x lower than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (0.7x). 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Nikon D610 has a weight of 760g, however the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 is a 480g digital camera (280g lighter). 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.

12% taller Edit
The Nikon D610 has a height of 113mm. That's 13.3mm taller than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (113mm).
Thicker Edit
Nikon D610 is 82mm deep. That's 4.1mm thicker than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (82mm).
9% wider Edit
Nikon D610 is 141mm wide. That's 11.4mm wider than the Canon EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (141mm).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18MP 24.3MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
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
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
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
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
 6016 x 4016
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
22.3 x 14.9 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
18.7MP 24.7MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
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
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 servo
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point 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 39
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
 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
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800
BEST
6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)

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
 Fill-in
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Fill-in
 Pre-flash
Flash Guide
9m 12m
BEST
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 0.01s
BEST
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
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

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
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
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

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

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slot
1 2
BEST

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.8x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 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
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
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
 Histogram
 Histogram
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 RAW
 DCF
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-2.5 - 0.5 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
21mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Night portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Pet
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Night portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Pet
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
480g
BEST
760g
Height
99.7mm
BEST
113mm
Depth
77.9mm
BEST
82mm
Width
129.6mm
BEST
141mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 850g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
LP-E10 EN-EL15
Shot Per Battery Charge
500 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
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