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

Canon Rebel T3i

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Canon Rebel T3i

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Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

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
 
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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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
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
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.7 fps vs 1.1 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
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
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        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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        Shared Competitors

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        No significant shared competitors found.

        Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Better image quality
        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $599 body only

        $749 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
        Color depth Worse color depth
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $449 - $520 body only

        $545 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Better image quality
        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Entry-level DSLR

        $599 - $681 body only

        $549 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $298 body only

        $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

        Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Olympus SP-610 UZ Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Olympus SP-620 UZ

        Olympus 620 UZ

        Travel zoom

        $144

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

        Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

        Entry-level DSLR

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
        Movie format Does not take movies
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Samsung WB700

        Samsung WB700

        Travel zoom

        $410

        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly larger
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Olympus Stylus 400

        Olympus Stylus 400

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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