Updated (May, 2012): Compare the Canon Rebel T4i vs Olympus SP-620 UZ

Canon Rebel T3i

Winner
Canon Rebel T3i

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Olympus SP-610 UZ

47

Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
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 Olympus SP-610 UZ

Size
Really small
Standard size 107x72x73 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Weight
Light-weight
405 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon T3i

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4.5x higher resolution screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 80% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 12x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.7 fps vs 1.1 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The T3i's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Smaller
107x72x73 mm vs 133x99x79 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Weight
Lighter
405 g vs 570 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.9" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$305.03 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $194 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              T3i:3.1"
              SP-610 UZ:2.9"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              T3i:3.7 fps
              SP-610 UZ:1.1 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $750 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $309 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $549 body only

              $549 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $360 - $385 body only

              $429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              True resolution Lower true resolution

              Olympus SP-610 UZ Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $193

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

              Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

              Super zoom

              $320

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $897 - $1,097 body only

              $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus SP-600 UZ

              Olympus SP-600 UZ

              Super zoom

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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