Updated (March 2012): Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T1i vs Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200 vs Canon Rebel T1i

Winner
Nikon D3200

71

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,131 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T1i

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
159 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T1i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$348 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$377 body only

$499 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Canon EOS Rebel T1i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$348 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$275 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Nikon D3200
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