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

1. megapixels

14.86% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. weight

40g lighter.

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

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.

9. longer battery life

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

10. video recording

16.75% better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps

11. 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

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

13. 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

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

15. 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

16. width

5.44mm narrower.
124.46mm

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

18. height

3.7mm shorter.

19. 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.

20. volume

14.01% less body volume.

21. thickness

4.24mm thinner.

23. battery power

20% more battery power.

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. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 1100D
Nikon D3100
22% have it

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