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Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Nikon D600

Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Nikon D600

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Nikon D600

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Vastly smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a maximum aperture number of 38, however the Nikon D600 is only a 16 maximum aperture digital camera (22 bigger).
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 216mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 141mm longer than the Nikon D600 (75mm).
Significantly shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon EOS 7D Mark II is 29mm minimum focal length, but the Nikon D600 is a 75mm minimum focal length digital camera (46mm longer).
Smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 0.39m closest focusing distance digital camera. That's 0.06m smaller than the Nikon D600 (0.45m).
119,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Nikon D600 is only a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (119,000 pixels lower).
User reviews are a lot better
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average user review score of 95%, but the Nikon D600 has an average rating of 76% (based on 60 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Nikon D600 has a megapixel of 24.3MP, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is only a 20.2MP digital camera (4.1MP 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.

A bit larger display diagonal Edit
Nikon D600 is 3.2" screen, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II 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.

8% lighter Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 760g digital camera. That's 60g lighter than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (760g). 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.

$650 cheaper
The Nikon D600 is $650 cheaper than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Available from 4 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.
Fifteen more awards
The Nikon D600 has 28 awards, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has 13 awards.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 123 reviews, the Nikon D600 has an average expert review score of 90%, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average rating of 83% (based on 65 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
21% lower megapixel Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a megapixel of 20.2MP, however the Nikon D600 is a 24.3MP digital camera (4.1MP 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.

0.2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has a display diagonal of 3", however the Nikon D600 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.

Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is an 820g digital camera. That's 60g heavier than the Nikon D600 (760g). 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.

$650 more expensive
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is more expensive than the Nikon D600 by $650.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Canon EOS 7D Mark II, however 5 stores sell the Nikon D600. 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 EOS 7D Mark II has received 13 awards, the Nikon D600 has received 28 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II has an average expert rating of 83%, but the Nikon D600 has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 123 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Two times bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Nikon D600 is only 16 maximum aperture, but the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 38 maximum aperture digital camera (22 smaller).
Significantly shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon D600 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 75mm. That's 141mm shorter than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (75mm).
46mm longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 75mm minimum focal length digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 29mm minimum focal length digital camera (46mm shorter).
0.06m larger closest focusing distance Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 0.45m closest focusing distance digital camera. That's 0.06m larger than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (0.45m).
13% lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon D600 has a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, however the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (119,000 pixels higher).
Over two years older
The Nikon D600 is older than the Canon EOS 7D Mark II by three years.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Nikon D600 is only 76%, whereas the average user rating of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is 95% (based on 786 reviews).

Awards

13 Awards
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28 Awards
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Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
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Expert Reviews: Best Buy
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PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
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photoxels.com: Gold
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
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Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweakers.net: Very Good
What Digital Camera: Gold

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Average User Rating

Date Released

6 months Ago 41 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
20.2MP 24.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 5472 x 3648
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 1824
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
 6016 x 4016
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
22.4 x 15 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixels
20.9MP 24.7MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
BEST
 3:2

Design

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

Lens System

Maximum Aperture Number
38
BEST
16
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
216mm
BEST
75mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
29mm
BEST
75mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 135 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 50mm
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Nikon F
 Canon EF
 Nikon F
Diaphragm Blade
7 9
BEST
Filter Size
67mm 58mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
BEST
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
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
Closest Focusing Distance
0.39m
BEST
0.45m
Auto Focus (AF) Points
65
BEST
39
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 100
 160
 1600
 16000
 64
 80
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
 100
 160
 1600
 16000
 64
 80
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
16,000
BEST
6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/2EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/2EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number
11m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
BEST
 3.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Sunny
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,3,5,10,20
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Highlights
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Highlights
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
1ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dawn
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dawn
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
820g 760g
BEST
Height
112.4mm 113mm
Depth
78.2mm 82mm
Width
148.6mm 141mm
Weight (including Battery)
910g 850g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
LP-E6N EN-EL15
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
670 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
 Battery level indicator

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
Night Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Night mode
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital SLR
Manual Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual focus

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
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