Canon EOS 1100DNikon D3100
Top 43%1,391 points
Top 43%
Top 40%1,472 points
Top 40%
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 1100D vs Nikon D3100: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

17.46% more megapixels (main camera).
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.2 x 14.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.1 x 15.4mm

3. 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.
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

6. 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.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. video recording

20.12% better video recording quality.
720 x 29.97fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 24fps

10. weight

40g lighter.
HTC Re: 65.5g

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
11% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
50% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

15. 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.
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
31% have it

17. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
26% have it

18. resolution

0% higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
588 x 392px

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
46% have it

20. width

5.44mm narrower.
DxO One: 26.2mm

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
72% have it

22. volume

12.28% less body volume.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

23. battery power

20% more battery power.
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

24. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
230k dots

25. height

3.7mm shorter.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

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