Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Canon Rebel T4i vs Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Canon Rebel T3i vs Samsung Galaxy Camera

Winner
Canon Rebel T3i

80

Samsung Galaxy Camera

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3i

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy Camera

Screen size
Large screen
4.8"
Size
Really small
Compact (129×71×19 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons

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Advantages of the Canon T3i

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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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 80% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
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
Battery life
Longer battery life
440 shots vs 340 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The T3i's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Samsung Camera

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Screen size
Much larger screen
4.8" vs 3"
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60% larger screen
Size
Significantly smaller
129×71×19 mm vs 133×100×80 mm
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6.1x smaller
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Thickness
Much thinner
0.8" vs 3.1"
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4.2x thinner
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Weight
Significantly lighter
300 g vs 570 g
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Around 50% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$54.40 vs $478.99
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The best price we've seen is $425 cheaper (8.8x less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Common Weaknesses

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

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $465 - $650 body only

              $589 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $368 body only

              $479 - $640 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $699 body only

              $1,006 with 55-300mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon Rebel T3i Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 body only

              $360 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $413 - $497 body only

              $489 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $649 - $699 body only

              $929 - $1,199 with 18-135mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 - $500 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 D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $677 body only

              $477 - $497 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

              Samsung Galaxy Camera Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $359

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              GoPro HD Hero 2

              GoPro HD Hero 2

              Waterproof

              $342

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Waterproof Waterproof
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon 1 J2

              Nikon 1 J2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $288 with 10-30mm lens

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

              Travel zoom

              $490

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              Waterproof

              $417

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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