Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Winner
Nikon D3100

53

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
164 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.6"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$309 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$489 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Nikon D3100
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