Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS 1300D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z50 and Canon EOS 1300D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


Nikon Z50 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS 1300D is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon Z50 were released 2019 and Canon EOS 1300D was released 2016. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon Z50 2019
Canon EOS 1300D 2016

Type of camera

Nikon Z50 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS 1300D is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z50 has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS 1300D has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Nikon Z50 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Canon EOS 1300D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)


Nikon Z50 has a 21 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 1300D has 18 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon Z50 21 MP
20668416 pixels
5568 x 3712
Canon EOS 1300D 18 MP
17915904 pixels
5184 x 3456

Nikon Z50 has a 15 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1300D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon Z50 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1300D. Nikon Z50 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS 1300D has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Z50 100-51200
Canon EOS 1300D 100-6400

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z50
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1300D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon Z50 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 1300D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Z50 11
Canon EOS 1300D 3

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Nikon Z50 and Canon EOS 1300D can shoot movies.


The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 1300D weighs 485 gr (equal to 1,07 lb) which is 8% heavier than Nikon Z50 and its 450 gr (or 0,99 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon Z50 450 gr
0,99 lb
Canon EOS 1300D 485 gr
1,07 lb