Samsung NX11 vs Canon Rebel T3

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Samsung NX11

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Canon Rebel T3

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX11

Really small
Size
Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
1.6"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots

Items often bought with the Samsung NX11 or Canon T3

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
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differences

Advantages of the Canon T3

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
220 lenses vs 55 lenses
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4x more lenses available
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Low light performance
Slightly lower noise at high ISO
755 ISO vs 553 ISO
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The T3 has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Weight
Slightly lighter
459 g vs 499 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$339.00 vs $554.16
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The best price we've seen is $215 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung NX11

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Significantly smaller
123×87×40 mm vs 130×100×78 mm
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2.4x smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
614k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Color depth
Better color depth
22.7 bits vs 21.9 bits
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Distinguishes 0.8 more bits of color
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.6" vs 3.1"
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Around 50% thinner
Sensor cleaning
Has a self cleaning sensor
Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
14 MP vs 12.2 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              Many lenses to choose from
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T3Pentamirror
              NX11Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              T311 EV
              NX1110.8 EV
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              3 fps
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              T3755 ISO
              NX11553 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              T362.0
              NX1163.0

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $459 body only

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $263 body only

              $358 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $898 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $845 body only

              $725 with 18-55mm lens

              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $900 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T4i

              Canon Rebel T4i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $670 body only

              $679 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 body only

              $360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $494 - $649 body only

              $579 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

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

              Samsung NX11 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $370 body only

              $370 with 20-50mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Samsung NX10

              Samsung NX10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Samsung NX210

              Samsung NX210

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Samsung NX1100

              Samsung NX1100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $330 with 20-50mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $2,285 body only

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Size Much larger
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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