Nikon D5100 vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Nikon D5100

71

Canon Rebel T3

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,183 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$329 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$699 body only

$699 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$355 body only

$528 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

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Nikon D5100
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