Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D3000

Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Canon EOS 600D

111

Nikon D3000

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 600D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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 D3000.

competitors

Canon EOS 600D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$496 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$495 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$495 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$390 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker

discussion

Canon EOS 600D
EOS 600D
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D3000
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