Canon EOS M5 vs Nikon D500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Nikon D500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Nikon D500. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Canon EOS M5 has a 24.2 MP and Nikon D500 has a 20.9 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Nikon D500
  Canon EOS M5 Front Nikon D500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 24.2 20.9
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 0.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF OVF: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection fine-tuning, and 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; ; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 200
AW Buffer Size 18 200
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor SLR type: eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 1.0x magnification (~0.67x 35mm eq.), 16mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Dual slots, XQD+SD
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal, PC Sync
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 1240 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 30.2 oz (856 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 5.8 x 4.5 x 3.2 in. (147 x 115 x 81 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,796.95
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-03-15