Canon PowerShot SX10 IS vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

51

Nikon D3100

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

$600

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$350 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
PowerShot SX10 IS
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Nikon D3100
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