• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

Buy From

Differences

Nikon D610 advantages over Canon EOS RP

  • Fast startup
    ~0.30 vs 1.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 900 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.9 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.9 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Canon EOS RP advantages over Nikon D610

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 85 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Newer
    3 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 30 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 15 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Nikon D610

Review Excerpt

  • Eliminated sensor dust-and-oil spot issue from D600; Great controls for amateur or pro; Comfortable ergonomics and weight; Excellent image quality and low-light performance; Very good dynamic range; Excellent battery life; Built-in lens correction.

  • Not drastically different from D600; Moire with certain subjects; Auto WB still too warm in incandescent light; Slow AF in live view mode; Aliasing in videos.

  • Very good image quality; Good high ISO performance; Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus system; Eye AF with tracking & video support; 4K video; Good build quality; Excellent value.

  • No IBIS; Sub-par dynamic range; Burst shooting tops out at 5fps; Poor battery life; Limited video features.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 6D

Nikon D610
Canon 6D
  • $1523
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
Canon EOS RP
Canon 6D
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Nikon D600

Nikon D610
Nikon D600
  • $1523
  • 35mm
  • Faster RAW shooting
  • $1900
  • 35mm
Canon EOS RP
Nikon D600
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1900
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon D750

Nikon D610
Nikon D750
  • $1523
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • $1700
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon EOS RP
Nikon D750
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1700
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon Z5

Nikon D610
Nikon Z5
  • $1523
  • 35mm
  • Internal flash
  • Top deck display
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS RP
Nikon Z5
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lighter weight
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sony A7C

Nikon D610
Sony A7C
  • $1523
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Canon EOS RP
Sony A7C
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Compare Other Cameras?