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

Canon EOS 650D vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon EOS 650D

74

Nikon D3100

68

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

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm)
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps

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

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$478 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Battery life Longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$434 body only

$496 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$311 body only

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

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$388 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$311 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$390 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Canon EOS 650D
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