Canon EOS 1100D vs Nikon D5100

Top Seven Reasons for the

Canon EOS 1100D

Compared to Nikon D5100

anonymous
78
A bit lighter
Comment
495 g
vs
510 g
15 g lighter
anonymous
55
Has a stereo microphone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
anonymous
54
More battery power
Comment
1200 mAh
vs
1030 mAh
16.50% more battery power
anonymous
44
Plenty longer battery life
Comment
700 shots
vs
660 shots
40 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
Distinctly less startup delay
Comment
0.1 s
vs
0.5 s
0.40 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
anonymous
37
Somewhat thinner
Comment
77.9 mm
vs
78.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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 D5100 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 22 Reasons for the

Nikon D5100

Compared to Canon EOS 1100D

anonymous
152
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16.9 MP
vs
12.6 MP
34.13% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
126
Distinctly larger sensor
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15.6 x 23.6 mm
vs
14.7 x 22.2 mm
12.81% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
anonymous
107
Clearly lower noise at high ISO
Comment
1183 ISO
vs
755 ISO
1.57x lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
102
Sizably 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
97
Sizably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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4 fps
vs
3 fps
33.33% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
85
Has a flip-out screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
anonymous
85
Sizably better image quality
Comment
80
vs
62
18 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
81
Appreciably higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
25600 ISO
vs
6400 ISO
4x 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
68
Vastly better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 29.97 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
60
Way better color depth
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23.5 bits
vs
21.9 bits
7.31% 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
52
Clearly higher pixel density
Comment
471 ppi
vs
262 ppi
1.80x higher pixel density
anonymous
50
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
49
Clearly wider dynamic range
Comment
13.6 Evs
vs
11 Evs
23.64% 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
Significantly higher resolution
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1176x784 px
vs
588x392 px
4x higher resolution
anonymous
49
Marginally less body volume
Comment
964.5 cm³
vs
1008.8 cm³
4.59% less body volume
anonymous
44
Modestly less shutter lag
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0.273 s
vs
0.279 s
0.01 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
anonymous
42
A little bit narrower
Comment
127 mm
vs
129.9 mm
2.90 mm narrower
anonymous
41
Has a microphone in
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
anonymous
39
Distinctly higher resolution (screen)
Comment
921 k dots
vs
230 k dots
691 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
anonymous
38
A little bit shorter
Comment
96.5 mm
vs
99.7 mm
3.20 mm shorter
anonymous
37
A bit bigger screen size
Comment
3 "
vs
2.7 "
11.11% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Gian Giacomo Ermacora
0
Has the same processor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Is quite easy to use every day and the image quality is almost the same due the same image processor. D7000 is more accurate for the focus metering.

Nikon D5100 is better than Canon EOS 1100D because...

Yes
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No

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