Nikon D5100 vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Nikon D5100

100

Canon Rebel T3

57

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

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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$620 - $647 body only

$619 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$541 with 18-55mm lens

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

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Nikon D5100
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Canon Rebel T3
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