Canon EOS 1100DNikon D3100
Top 43%1,468 points
Top 43%
Top 41%1,516 points
Top 41%
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
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Top specs and features

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

1. megapixels

17.46% more megapixels.
12.6MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
14.8MP

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.
9
Sony Alpha a9: 693
11

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
3fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
755ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
919ISO

6. weight

40g lighter.
495g
HTC Re: 65.5g
455g

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
62
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
67

8. 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.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
12800ISO

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
700shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
550shots

10. video recording

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

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.9bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
22.5bits

12. 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
49% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

14. 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

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
230k dots

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
25% have it

18. 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.
11Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
11.3Evs

19. volume

12.28% less body volume.
1008.89cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
880.1cm³

20. height

3.7mm shorter.
99.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
96mm

21. resolution

0% higher resolution.
588 x 392px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
588 x 392px

22. battery power

20% more battery power.
1200mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1000mAh

23. thickness

4.24mm thinner.
77.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
73.66mm

24. 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

25. 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
30% have it

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