Canon Rebel SL1 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon Rebel SL1

62

Nikon D3100

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$290 - $749 body only

$433 - $899 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$348 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$348 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Canon Rebel SL1
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