Canon Rebel T3 vs Olympus PEN E-PL2

Winner
Canon Rebel T3

60

Olympus PEN E-PL2

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Great battery life
Battery life
700 shots
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL2

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Mid size (115×73×42 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL2.

competitors

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$395 with 14-42mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$467 body only

$806 with 12-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

Canon Rebel T3
Rebel T3
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Olympus PEN E-PL2
PEN E-PL2
Olympus

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