Canon EOS 1100D vs Nikon D3100

Top Four Reasons for the

Canon EOS 1100D

Compared to Nikon D3100

anonymous
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More battery power
1200 mAh
vs
1000 mAh
20% more battery power
anonymous
35
Has a stereo microphone
Yes
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No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
anonymous
34
Sizably less startup delay
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.
anonymous
15
Has a brand lens
Yes
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No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

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

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Top 16 Reasons for the

Nikon D3100

Compared to Canon EOS 1100D

anonymous
60
Measurably lower noise at high ISO
919 ISO
vs
755 ISO
21.72% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
anonymous
54
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
14.8 MP
vs
12.6 MP
17.46% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
53
Significantly more focus points
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
51
Plenty better image quality
67
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62
5 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
anonymous
50
Noticeably larger sensor
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
41
Notably higher maximum light sensitivity
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
40
Marginally better color depth
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. We use metrics from http://wwww.dxomark.com.
anonymous
40
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
anonymous
37
Better video recording quality
1080 x 24 fps
vs
720 x 29.97 fps
20.12% better video recording quality
anonymous
37
A tad lighter
455 g
vs
495 g
40 g lighter
anonymous
32
A bit wider dynamic range
11.3 EV
vs
11 EV
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.
anonymous
30
A shade bigger screen size
3 "
vs
2.7 "
11.11% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
28
Less body volume
884.87 cm³
vs
1008.8 cm³
14.01% less body volume
anonymous
14
A tad shorter
96 mm
vs
99.7 mm
3.70 mm shorter
anonymous
14
A shade thinner
73.66 mm
vs
77.9 mm
4.24 mm thinner
anonymous
14
Narrower
124.46 mm
vs
129.9 mm
5.44 mm narrower
Shaquib Zafar Ansari
-1
Because i own it and love it
Yes
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No

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

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No

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