The Canon EOS 100D and 700D are both excellent cameras, and it's quite difficult to choose between the two. Allow us to help you with our in-depth Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D head to head

Canon has recently renewed its range of DSLRs in its EOS for beginners range with the launch of the Canon EOS 100D and Canon EOS 700D. Arriving at the same time, the Canon EOS 100D slots into the lineup above the entry-level EOS 1100D, whereas the Canon EOS 700D is the direct replacement model for the Canon EOS 650D. On paper, the specifications of the two cameras look similar and there are only a few pounds to separate them in terms of price. This asks the question; which camera makes the better long-term investment? To give you a clearer idea of similarities and differences between these two cameras and to help you decide on which to choose, we’ve picked out the main talking points.

Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D – Cost

The Canon EOS 100D and EOS 700D were launched in March 2013 and at the time of their announcement, the former started at £699 with the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens included, whereas the launch price for the EOS 700D with the same kit lens was £749. In the period since the cameras launch both models have dropped in price with the EOS 100D now around £370 with the kit lens, while the EOS 700D is slightly more expensive at around £440

Canon EOS 100D front view

For those looking at these cameras as upgrade options, the kit lens bundle won’t be necessary and the body-only price is the more tempting. The EOS 100D cost around £320 body-only at the time of writing and this compares to £420 for the EOS 700D.

Canon EOS 700D front view

So as it stands, the pricing of the two cameras is quite similar and that leads us on to answer the question; which of these two offers the better set of features, handling, performance and image quality? Check out the next few pages where we disclose this in more detail.

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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Size & Weight
  3. 3. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Sensor & Image Quality
  4. 4. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Speed
  5. 5. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - AF system
  6. 6. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Screen
  7. 7. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Battery Power
  8. 8. Canon EOS 100D vs Canon EOS 700D - Summary
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  • Rohit Malaviya

    100D is Hybrid AF II where as 700d lags behind as it is Hybrid AF… which translates to slower AF speeds, comparatively.