As well as being compared against other entry-level DSLRs, the Canon Rebel T4i is also often compared to pro DSLRs and mirrorless. The Canon Rebel T4i's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6i and the Rebel T3) and Nikon (such as the D3200 and the D7000)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
similar age
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
2 years newer
$549 (body only)
$729 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the T6i and T4i

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year older
$394 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the T3 and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
3 years newer
$872 - $999 (body only)
$870 - $1,149 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the EOS 80D and T4i

  • None found

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
10 months newer
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the SL1 and T4i

  • None found

Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2
2 years newer
$551 (body only)
$1,176 18-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-S2 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the K-S2 (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the K-S2 and T4i

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
2 years older
$1,099 (body only)
$1,418 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 7D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 7D and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
3 months older
$2,300 (body only)
$2,844 50mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 5D Mark III and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
3 years older
$2,311 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 5D Mark II and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D
3 years older
$532 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 50D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 50D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 50D and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
1 year older
$555 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 60D and T4i

  • None found

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
similar age
$999 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,330 - $1,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the T4i)

  • None found

common strengths of the 6D and T4i

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon T4i compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentamirror vs none), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out, can focus continuously while recording movies and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), significantly smaller viewfinder (0.53x vs 0.73x), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), takes slightly lower resolution photos (17.9 MP vs 24 MP) and it's body is not weather sealed.

Fujifilm X-T3

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6 years newer
$1,399 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T3 (vs the T4i)

  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.73x vs 0.53x
  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 9

Significant disadvantages of the X-T3 (vs the T4i)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-T3 and T4i

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II
2 years newer
$998 (body only)
$1,198 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7 II (vs the T4i)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much better viewfinder coverage: 100% vs 95%
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.53x

Significant disadvantages of the 7 II (vs the T4i)

  • No touch screen
  • Much fewer lenses available: 92 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentamirror

common strengths of the 7 II and T4i

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Samsung NX1100

Samsung NX1100
9 months newer
$450 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1100 (vs the T4i)

  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (114×63×40 mm) vs Professional size (133×100×79 mm)
  • Much lighter: 119 g vs 575 g
  • Much thinner: 1.6" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the NX1100 (vs the T4i)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 55 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • No viewfinder: None vs Pentamirror
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the NX1100 and T4i

  • Focus continuously recording movies