Canon EOS 750d vs Nikon D5500 Review

Which is better – Nikon D5500 vs Canon 750d / 760d?


The Nikon D5500 and the Canon 750D are extremely popular cameras on the market for value and reliability. Most of the buyers are customers that are keen on photography and or need a good general DSLR for family and travel use to improve the quality of their photographic memories.

The range of lenses available for both Nikon and Canon is extensive and affordable. DX lenses are suitable for Nikon for but make sure they are AF-S (not AF has you will not have auto focus as the D5500 does not have a built in focus motor) and you can use FX lenses also. For Canon EF-S lenses are specially designed to use with your Canon 750D however you can use the Canon EF lenses on this body also.

Both these cameras are of similar body build quality with the Canon slightly bigger 132 x 101 x 78mm over the Nikon 124 x 97 x 70mm and weighing 555g and the Nikon 420g.

The cameras both have 24 megapixel APS-C sensors, articulated LCD touch screens and built in WiFi. They have plenty of scene modes for you to choose from and the continuous drive mode in both bodies is 5 frames per second.

To choose one or the other camera if you cannot decide is to hold them and see which of the two feels better in your hands, which menus are easier for you etc and also look to the best lenses available from either company that best suits your needs. You can always ring Cameras Direct and talk to one of the photographers to assist with all your questions that may shed some light on your final decision.

Looking further into different specifications regarding video the Nikon can shoot in 1920 x 1088 at 60 and 50 fps as well as 30, 25, 24 and the Canon at 30, 25, and 24 fps. At 1280 x 720 Nikon 60, 50, 30, and 25 fps with the Canon 60, 50 frames per second.

The Nikon battery life is longer. (approx 820 with the Canon approx 440)  At the end of the day you cannot go wrong with purchasing either camera as the main thing is image quality and reliability and you will not be disappointed with your investment.

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