Canon EOS 1100D vs Nikon D3100

Top Five Reasons for the

Canon EOS 1100D

Compared to Nikon D3100

anonymous
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Has a stereo microphone
Comment
Yes
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No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
anonymous
54
More battery power
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1200 mAh
vs
1000 mAh
20% more battery power
anonymous
48
Vastly longer battery life
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700 shots
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550 shots
150 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
anonymous
40
Significantly less startup delay
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0.1 s
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0.4 s
0.30 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Vilas Fasage
1
The older is the better
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More battery life 30%more even 12.2 megapixels more than enough no ďifference in picture quality 12ood is almost 60 €more expensive

Canon EOS 1100D is better than Nikon D3100 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Nikon D3100

Compared to Canon EOS 1100D

anonymous
162
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
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14.8 MP
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12.6 MP
17.46% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
134
Significantly larger sensor
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15.4 x 23.1 mm
vs
14.7 x 22.2 mm
9.01% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
anonymous
111
Explicitly lower noise at high ISO
Comment
919 ISO
vs
755 ISO
21.72% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
109
Distinctly more focus points
Comment
11
vs
9
2 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
anonymous
88
Way better image quality
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67
vs
62
5 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
82
Vastly higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
12800 ISO
vs
6400 ISO
2x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
79
A bit lighter
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455 g
vs
495 g
40 g lighter
anonymous
69
Better video recording quality
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1080 x 24 fps
vs
720 x 29.97 fps
20.12% better video recording quality
anonymous
61
A shade better color depth
Comment
22.5 bits
vs
21.9 bits
2.74% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
57
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
anonymous
50
A bit wider dynamic range
Comment
11.3 Evs
vs
11 Evs
2.73% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
49
Less body volume
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884.87 cm³
vs
1008.8 cm³
14.01% less body volume
anonymous
44
Narrower
Comment
124.46 mm
vs
129.9 mm
5.44 mm narrower
anonymous
39
A little bit thinner
Comment
73.66 mm
vs
77.9 mm
4.24 mm thinner
anonymous
38
A little shorter
Comment
96 mm
vs
99.7 mm
3.70 mm shorter
anonymous
38
Modestly bigger screen size
Comment
3 "
vs
2.7 "
11.11% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Nikon D3100 is better than Canon EOS 1100D because...

Yes
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No

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