Nikon D3200 vs Canon EOS 50D

Winner
Nikon D3200

96

Canon EOS 50D

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.59x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
6.3 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 50D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $699 body only

$375 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$920 body only

$1,168 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Nikon D3200
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