Updated (March 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200 vs Canon EOS 600D

Winner
Nikon D3200

100

Canon EOS 600D

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 600D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$309 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$258 - $549 body only

$361 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Focus points Significantly more focus points
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$258 - $549 body only

$361 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$366 body only

Size Smaller
Battery life Longer battery life
True resolution Much lower true resolution

discussion

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Avatar for Suleman mirza Suleman mirza (9:48 PM, February 13, 2014)
Syed raghib ..... Canon 600d is best ... With image stebllizer lenz ....
 
Avatar for Sammie-May Sammie-May (0:57 AM, January 25, 2014)
I'm a YouTuber, currently using a Full HD compact camera for my videos (Canon PowerShot S100) but considering buying a DSLR to keep at home and use all the time, and then use my S100 for vlogs when I'm going places. Is there any point in buying a DSLR and if so, which one would you recommend?
 
Avatar for Pankaj Soni Pankaj Soni (11:57 AM, January 06, 2014)
it depends on your requirements and budget. If you want to buy lots of lenses in future and want to save money then, Internal focus motor of 600D will help you to get cheaper lenses. buit-in focus motor in nikon starts from models like D90,D7000 onwards which are bit more costly. Personally I would suggest(focus motor will not be there so only AF-S lenses can be used for AF feature) to go for nikon D5100 which is having better performance and also low in budget.
 
Avatar for Albert Argilaga Claramunt Albert Argilaga Claramunt (6:45 PM, November 02, 2013)
Nikon is better for beginners, to use like point and shoot cameras.
 
Biju (3:49 PM, October 25, 2013)
Nikon D3200!
 
Syed Raghib Chisty (2:18 AM, October 25, 2013)
I want to buy a DSLR camera, which to buy ? Canon d600 or Nikon d3200.