Nikon D3100 Vs Canon EOS 7D Comparison
ProductsD3100
Nikon D3100
EOS 7D
Canon EOS 7D
Prices

Whirlwire Rating277614206
Video Features
FormatMP4 MP4
Microphone Mono
Speaker N/A
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 424p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
External mic inputN/A
Storage
Storage SlotSD CF
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Other Resolutions4608 x 3072
  • 3888 x 2592
  • 3456 x 2304
  • 2592 x 1728
Image Ratio3:2 3:2
Megapixels14.2 18.0
SizeAPS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm) APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS
ProcessorExpeed 2 Dual Digic 4
Max ResolutionN/A 5184 x 3456
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels230,000 920,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT color LCD
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentamirror) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage95% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.8x 1.0x
Live ViewN/A
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion EN-EL14 Lithium-Ion LP-E6
Weight (grams)505 860
Dimensions124 x 96 x 75 mm 148 x 111 x 74 mm
Weather SealedN/A
Battery Life (shots)N/A 800
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points11 19
Lens MountNikon F mount Canon EF mount
Crop1.5x 1.6x
Image
ISO Range100-6400 100-6400
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum6,400 12,800
White Balance Presets12 6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsFine
  • Fine
  • Normal
File FormatNEF N/A
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)12.0 12.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow
  • Red-Eye Slow
  • Rear Curtain
FPS3 8
Self-timer
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor
GPSOptional Optional
Flash X Sync SpeedN/A 1/250 sec
Metering ModesN/A
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
AE BracketingN/A ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingN/A
Timelapse RecordingN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Remote Control
Body Type
Body TypedSLR Mid-size SLR
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