Canon EOS 800D (Rebel T7i) vs Nikon D500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 800D vs D500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i vs Nikon D500 Specs

EOS 800D

  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131 x 100 x 76.2mm³ (5.2″ x 3.9″ x 3.0″)
  • 532g (17.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 800D


  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 21 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 80.00mm (3.1″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 147 x 115 x 81mm³ (5.8″ x 4.5″ x 3.2″)
  • 860g (27.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D500

EOS 800D vs D500 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 800D an D500 sensor comparison

EOS 800D vs D500: Viewfinder

EOS 800D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.52x and covers 95% of view field.

The D500 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It’s magnification is 0.66x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 800D (0.52x)

D500 (0.66x)

Better choice: Nikon D500

Canon EOS 800D VS Nikon D500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i a better choice

EOS 800D


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.20 20.90
Larger lens selection (3)

220 200
Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

(17.2 oz.)
(27.7 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 800D are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the D500 and the more compact size.

The EOS 800D scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D500

EOS 800D


Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 10
Auto Focus points (4)

45 153
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 25600 ISO 100 – 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)

Penta mirror Penta prism
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 2.36
Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

600 1200
USB 3.0 (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D500 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the D500 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 25 points for the D500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 800D


Sensor format

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Touch screen

External microphone


Canon EOS 800D VS Nikon D500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 800D and D500

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 800D / Rebel T7i

Nikon D500


We recommend Nikon D500 as better choice.

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