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Advantages of the Canon T3

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Battery life
Longer battery life
700 shots vs 440 shots
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Around 60% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Lighter
459 g vs 530 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon T2i

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True resolution
Much higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 12.2 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4.5x higher resolution screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Size
Much smaller
129×98×62 mm vs 130×100×78 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness
Much thinner
2.4" vs 3.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.7 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 20% faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              T312.2 MP
              T2i17.9 MP
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              T3309 ms
              T2i252 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              T3300 ms
              T2i400 ms
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              T3720p @ 30fps
              T2i1080p @ 30fps
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              T33 fps
              T2i3.7 fps
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
              Pentamirror
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              0.54x
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              T32.7"
              T2i3"

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