Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 700D vs Nikon Coolpix 3200

Canon EOS 650D

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Canon EOS 650D

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Nikon Coolpix 3200

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Nikon Coolpix 3200

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x65x38 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 650D

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.6"
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Around 90% larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 80k dots
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13x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
True resolution Much higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 5.5x more detail in your photos
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/3" 5.3x4.0mm
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Around 16x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 1.5 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Viewfinder Has a through-the-lens viewfinder Pentamirror vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon 3200

Size Significantly smaller 88x65x38 mm vs 133x99x78 mm
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4.8x smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 190 g vs 575 g
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3x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.5" vs 3.1"
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2.1x thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
        650D:Pentamirror
        3200:Tunnel
        Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
        Risk of blur

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon EOS 700D

        Canon EOS 700D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,042 body only

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon EOS 600D

        Canon EOS 600D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $550 with 18-55mm lens

        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $597 body only

        $697 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon EOS 60D

        Canon EOS 60D

        Pro DSLR

        $699 - $700 body only

        $450 - $1,199 with 18-135mm lens

        Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon EOS 100D

        Canon EOS 100D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $822 body only

        $861 with 18-55mm lens

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $352 - $415 body only

        $495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Color depth Has slightly more color depth
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon EOS 1200D

        Canon EOS 1200D

        Entry-level DSLR

        $659 body only

        $618 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon EOS 650D Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $329 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
        Dynamic range More dynamic range
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

        Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Placeholder

        Nikon Coolpix 5200

        Compact

        True resolution Higher true resolution
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen

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