Updated (May 2012): Compare the Canon EOS 650D vs Nikon D3100

Canon EOS 650D vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Placeholder

114

Placeholder

105

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 650D

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Color depth
Great color depth
22.5 bits
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm)
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 650D.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Canon EOS 650D Competitors

Placeholder

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$521 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Placeholder

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$850 with 17-85mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Placeholder

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $634 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Placeholder

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$675 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Thicker
Placeholder

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $634 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Placeholder

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$629 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Placeholder
EOS 650D
Canon

Report a correction
Placeholder
D3100
Nikon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments