Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs Nikon 1 J1

Canon Rebel T3i vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon Rebel T3i

52

Nikon 1 J1

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
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 T3i.
Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.

competitors

Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$355 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Lighter
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$432 - $649 body only

$560 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 with 11-2mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Lowest price Cheaper
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$539 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon Rebel T3i
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