Canon Rebel T3 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Canon Rebel T3

40

Nikon D3000

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

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

$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 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

$364 body only

$555 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$364 body only

$555 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$309 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker

discussion

Canon Rebel T3
Rebel T3
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Nikon D3000
D3000
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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....