Canon EOS 80D vs Nikon D500 Specs Comparison

Here is the quick specs comparison of Canon EOS 80D and Nikon D500. You can take a look at the key differences between the two DSLR cameras.

Canon EOS 80D ($1,199 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): Featuring a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 image processor, the Canon EOS 80D DSLR is capable of capturing high-resolution images at up to 7 fps and Full HD 1080p60 video, both with reduced noise and high sensitivity up to an expanded ISO 25600 for working in difficult lighting conditions.

Nikon D500 ($1,997 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama): The Nikon D500 incorporates the same powerful 153-point AF system as the D5, ensuring precise subject acquisition even during high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 10 fps. It supports 4K UHD movies, meeting the demands of multimedia professionals, while the new EXPEED 5 image-processing engine enables it to deliver high-quality images and movies and realizes a wide sensitivity range from ISO 100 to 51200, expandable to Hi 5 (ISO 1640000 equivalent). See also: Best Lenses for Nikon D500.

Canon EOS 80D vs Nikon D500 Specs Comparison

FeatureCanon 80DNikon D500
Effective Megapixels24.2-Megapixels20.9-Megapixels
Sensor type / sizeAPS-C – 22.5 x 15 mmAPS-C – 22.5 x 15 mm
Low pass filterYesNo
Image processorDIGIC 6EXPEED 5
Image StabilizationNoNo
AF system45 points (all points cross type)153-point, 99 cross-type AF system
Max shutter speed30 – 1/800030 – 1/8000
Continuous shooting speed7fps10 fps
Video1920 x 1080p at 60fps

3,840×2,160 (4K) up to 30p
Display3″ Fully Articulated Screen – 1.040k dots3.2″ diagonal TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle – 2,359,000 dots
Hot shoeYesYes
WirelessWi-Fi, NFC. Remote shootingWi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth
Battery life 960 shots1,240 shots
Dimensions139.0 x 105.2 x 78.5mm147 x 115 x 81mm