Canon EOS Rebel T5 vs Nikon Coolpix 3200

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Canon EOS Rebel T5

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Nikon Coolpix 3200

29

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Rebel T5

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Contrast detection
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact (88×65×38 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g

Items often bought with the Canon Rebel T5 or Nikon 3200

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Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T5.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix 3200.

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Advantages of the Canon Rebel T5

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.6"
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Around 90% larger screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 480p
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 80k dots
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Around 6x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
18 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 5.5x more detail in your photos
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
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 1.5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
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
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/3000s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Learn more about
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Advantages of the Nikon 3200

Size
Significantly smaller
88×65×38 mm vs 130×100×78 mm
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4.6x smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.5" vs 3.1"
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2x thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
190 g vs 480 g
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2.5x lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.95 vs $319.00
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The best price we've seen is $179 cheaper (2.3x less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              Rebel T5Pentamirror
              3200Tunnel
              Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Rebel T53 fps
              32001.5 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Rebel T5460k dots
              320080k dots

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $494 - $649 body only

              $579 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $459 body only

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $405 - $497 body only

              $479 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $898 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon EOS Rebel T5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $339 body only

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $134

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
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              Nikon Coolpix 5200

              Compact

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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