Updated (May 2012): Compare the Canon Rebel T4i vs Nikon D3100

Canon Rebel T4i vs Nikon D3100

Winner
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114

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105

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T4i

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 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T4i.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Canon Rebel T4i Competitors

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Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
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Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

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

Nikon D3100 Competitors

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Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$677 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
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Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

Startup delay Less startup delay
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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Rebel T4i
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