Sony Alpha NEX-3 vs Canon Rebel T3

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Sony Alpha NEX-3

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Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (117×62×33 mm)
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-3.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$382 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$626 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$949 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 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

$305 - $649 body only

$344 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Sony Alpha NEX-3
Alpha NEX-3
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Canon Rebel T3
Rebel T3
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