• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 45.7 megapixels
  • ISO 64 - 25,600
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Nikon Z7 advantages over Canon EOS M200

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.35 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 315 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    45.7 vs 24.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.0 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.0 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon EOS M200 advantages over Nikon Z7

  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $3097
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 67 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    429g vs 1175g
    Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

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Review Excerpt

  • Familiar design in a compact form; Rugged build quality; Gorgeous EVF; Excellent image quality; Good autofocus; In-body image stabilization; Good 4K video recording.

  • Single card slot; Not as good at subject tracking as some Nikon DSLR cameras; Limited native lens selection (although adapter works well); Limited buffer depths.

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Nikon Z7
Canon EOS M100
  • $2097
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS M100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $2097
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon EOS M200
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A7 III

Nikon Z7
Sony A7 III
  • $2097
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $1865
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M200
Sony A7 III
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
  • $1865
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon Z6

Nikon Z7
Nikon Z6
  • $2097
  • 35mm
  • More pixels
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M200
Nikon Z6
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon EOS R

Nikon Z7
Canon EOS R
  • $2097
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Fast startup
  • $1596
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS R
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
  • $1596
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
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