Olympus SP-570 UZ

Winner
Olympus SP-570 UZ

48

vs

Canon Rebel T3

45

Canon Rebel T3

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-570 UZ

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon T3

Report a correction
Overall image quality
Much better image quality
62.0 vs 28.0
Help
More than 2x better image quality
Startup delay
Much less startup delay
300 ms vs 3300 ms
Help
11x less delay when turning on
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
Help
Catch candid moments easily
Color depth
Better color depth
21.9 bits vs 18.4 bits
Help
Distinguishes 3.5 more bits of color
Shutter lag
Significantly less shutter lag
309 ms vs 520 ms
Help
More than 40% less delay when taking photos
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 22.2x14.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
Help
More than 11.5x larger sensor
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
700 shots vs 390 shots
Help
Around 80% more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
Help
Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11 EV vs 10 EV
Help
1 f-stop more dynamic range
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
755 ISO vs 72 ISO
Help
The T3 has excellent image quality 3.4 f-stops higher ISO than the SP-570 UZ
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12.2 MP vs 9.8 MP
Help
Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
Help
Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The T3's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 1/2s
Help
60x longer exposures
Lowest price
Cheaper
$389.00 vs $599.99
Help
The best price we've seen is $211 cheaper (around 40% less)
Canon Rebel T3 Learn more about
the Canon T3

Advantages of the Olympus SP-570 UZ

Report a correction
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
116x79x78 mm vs 130x100x78 mm
Help
Around 30% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
405 g vs 459 g
Help
More than 10% lighter
Olympus SP-570 UZ Learn more about
the Olympus SP-570 UZ
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon Rebel T3 Canon Rebel T3 45
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        48 Olympus SP-570 UZ Olympus SP-570 UZ
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T3:Pentamirror
              SP-570 UZ:Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              T3:11 EV
              SP-570 UZ:10 EV
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              T3:309 ms
              SP-570 UZ:520 ms
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              T3:720p @ 30fps
              SP-570 UZ:480p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              T3:130x100x78 mm
              SP-570 UZ:116x79x78 mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              T3:62.0
              SP-570 UZ:28.0

              dxomark

              DXOMark

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 body only

              $390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              $715 body only

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,000 body only

              $1,600 with 17-85mm lens

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $1,000 body only

              $959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $600 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Heavier
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $699 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Canon EOS Rebel T1i

              Canon Rebel T1i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $999 body only

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Color depth Worse color depth

              Olympus SP-570 UZ Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S5 IS

              Canon PowerShot S5 IS

              Super zoom

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus SP-565UZ

              Olympus SP-565UZ

              Super zoom

              $453

              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Size Significantly larger
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Olympus SP-590 UZ

              Olympus SP-590 UZ

              Super zoom

              $209

              Zoom More zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $246

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support

              appearance

              Canon Rebel T3 Olympus SP-570 UZ
              Canon Rebel T3 Olympus SP-570 UZ
              Canon Rebel T3 Olympus SP-570 UZ

              discussion

              Canon Rebel T3
              Rebel T3
              Canon

              Report a correction
              Olympus SP-570 UZ
              SP-570 UZ
              Olympus

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments