Nikon D500 vs Canon 7D Mark II Hands-on Comparison

Kai strips down the Nikon D500 ( and Canon 7D2 ( to their bare essentials.



Everyone around Kai seems just as excited to be out and about, although their gear has nothing on these two heavy hitters. The neverending battle between Nikon and Canon continues with two of their best cameras yet.

Main Features:

Canon 7D Mark II

20.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor

3.0 inch (1040k) Clear View II LCD monitor

10 fps continuous shooting

ISO 100-16000 (expandable to H1: 25600, H2: 51200)

65-point AF system with iTR AF

Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors

Dual Pixel CMOS AF

60p Full HD movies

Magnesium Alloy Body Construction

Built-In GPS Receiver & Digital Compass


Nikon D500

20.9MP DX format CMOS sensor

EXPEED 5 image processor

3.2 inch (2539k) Tilting Touchscreen LCD

4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps

Multi-CAM 20K Autofocus sensor with 153/99 AF points

ISO range of 100-51,200 (Extend to ISO 1640000)

10 fps Shooting for Up to 200 Frames

Built-In Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC

Dual card slots – XQD and SD media