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Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

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Nikon D3100

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Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs Nikon D3100

Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Why is Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM better than Nikon D3100?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has WiFi
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has a touch screen

Why is Nikon D3100 better than Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM?

  • 7.06% larger sensor
    23.1 x 15.4mmvs22.3 x 14.9mm
  • 85g lighter
    455gvs540g
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • 11.12% less body volume
    880.1cm³vs995.6cm³
  • 6.54mm narrower
    124.46mmvs131mm
  • 2.34mm thinner
    73.66mmvs76mm
  • 4mm shorter
    96mmvs100mm

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.weight

540g

455g

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65.5g

3.Weather sealed
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

4.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

5.Is dustproof and water resistant
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

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6. higher resolution (screen)

1040k dots

230k dots

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

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1040000k dots

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Optics

1.megapixels

24.2MP

14.8MP

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108MP

2.sensor size

22.3 x 14.9mm

23.1 x 15.4mm

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

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81.2 x 25.4mm

3.focus points

45

11

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.

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5655

4.continuous shooting at high resolution

6fps

3fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

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60fps

5.maximum light sensitivity

51200 ISO

12800 ISO

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.

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1640000 ISO

6.fastest shutter speed

1/8000s

1/4000s

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

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1/32000s

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 24fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

5.supports AVCHD format
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

600shots

550shots

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

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4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.noise

926ISO

919ISO

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

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3730ISO

2.Has WiFi
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.color depth

22.5bits

22.5bits

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

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42bits

4.dynamic range

11.6Evs

11.3Evs

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.

Best

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14.8Evs

5.can be controlled remotely
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has focus motor
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

2.Has a metal mount
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

3.Is a telephoto lens
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.

4.Can focus to infinity
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.

5.Has full-time manual focus
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Nikon D3100

With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

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