Canon Rebel T3 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Canon Rebel T3

79

Nikon D3000

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Great battery life
Battery life
700 shots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Color depth
Great color depth
22.3 bits
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

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 D3000.

competitors

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

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$541 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$950 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Canon Rebel T3
Rebel T3
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Nikon D3000
D3000
Nikon

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t (8:23 AM, July 15, 2013)
the t3 is junk - had one - got rid of it cheap cheap cheap - u get what you pay for
 
sapajul (2:25 PM, June 29, 2013)
yep, but just add a Nifty fifty for $99 and canon is still cheaper.
 
copestersteph (4:44 PM, March 02, 2013)
From what I can tell the "cheaper price" is not comparing apples to apples. The Canon price at $329 is body only & the Nikon price includes a lens....