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Canon EOS 5DS R vs Nikon D3300

Canon EOS 5DS R vs Nikon D3300

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Canon EOS 5DS R
Nikon D3300

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
53% higher megapixel Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 50.6MP digital camera. That's 26.4MP higher than the Nikon D3300 (24.2MP). 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.

Larger display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a display diagonal of 3.2". That's 0.2" larger than the Nikon D3300 (3"). 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.

119,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 119,000 pixels higher than the Nikon D3300 (921,000 pixels).
16 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Canon EOS 5DS R ranks No. 16203 by number of sales, but the Nikon D3300 ranks No. 107145.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 38 expert reviews, the average review score of the Canon EOS 5DS R is 90%, but the average rating of the Nikon D3300 is 79% (based on 100 reviews).
4 Reasons For
435g lighter Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a weight of 410g, however the Canon EOS 5DS R is an 845g digital camera (435g 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.

Cheaper by £1,632
The Nikon D3300 is £1,632.49 cheaper than the Canon EOS 5DS R.
Four more awards
The Nikon D3300 has 13 awards from expert review sites, but the Canon EOS 5DS R has 9 awards.
A bit better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon D3300 is 95% based on 936 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Canon EOS 5DS R is 94% (based on 64 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 5DS R has a weight of 845g, whereas the Nikon D3300 is a 410g digital camera (435g 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.

More expensive by £1,632
The Canon EOS 5DS R is £1,632.49 more expensive than the Nikon D3300.
Four less awards
The Canon EOS 5DS R has only received 9 awards, however the Nikon D3300 has received 13 awards.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Canon EOS 5DS R has an average user score of 94%, but the Nikon D3300 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 936 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Hugely lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon D3300 is a 24.2MP digital camera. That's 26.4MP lower than the Canon EOS 5DS R (24.2MP). 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.

7% smaller display diagonal Edit
Nikon D3300 is only 3" screen. That's 0.2" smaller than the Canon EOS 5DS R (3"). 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.

13% lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon D3300 has a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels. That's 119,000 pixels lower than the Canon EOS 5DS R (921,000 pixels).
Fewer sellers
The Nikon D3300 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Canon EOS 5DS R is stocked by 17 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 over two years
The Nikon D3300 is three years older than the Canon EOS 5DS R.
Less popular
The Nikon D3300 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 107145 by number of sales in our digital cameras, whereas the Canon EOS 5DS R ranks No. 16203.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The average expert rating of the Nikon D3300 is only 79%, whereas the average expert rating of the Canon EOS 5DS R is 90% (based on 38 reviews).

Awards

9 Awards
digifotopro.nl: Gold
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
13 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 40 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
50.6MP
BEST
24.2MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 6000 x 4000
 4608 x 3456
 4496 x 3000
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 6016 x 4000
 4320 x 2880
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 6000 x 4000
 4608 x 3456
 4496 x 3000
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 8688 x 5792
BEST
 8688 x 5792
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
36 x 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
53MP
BEST
24.78MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Dustproof
 Dustproof
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 38
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 157.5mm
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Nikon F
 Canon EF
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Diaphragm Blade
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 continuous
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 continuous
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
61
BEST
11
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR
 TTL
 TTL-CT-SIR

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 12800
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 12800
 25600
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Partial
 Centre-weighted
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Settings
 B
 T
 B
 T
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 12m
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
50fps 60fps
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 960
 960 x 540
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 320 x 240
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
 LPCM
 PCM
 LC-AAC
BEST
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 42MB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5cm

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0

Camera

White Balance
 Twilight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Sunny
 Twilight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Negative film
 Vivid
 Split screen
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Negative film
 Vivid
 Split screen
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,5,10,20
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
16x 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
Image Editing
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
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 Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Thumbnails
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 18mm
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 INC
 SRP
 KAZ
 Multi
 BEN
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SCR
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 INC
 SRP
 KAZ
 Multi
 BEN
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 PER
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 PER
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
845g 410g
BEST
Height
116.4mm 75.5mm
Depth
76.4mm 98mm
Width
152mm 124mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 128g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
 AC
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
LP-E6N EL14a
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
700 shots 700 shots
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Digital Photo Professional 4, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility 3, Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
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