Canon PowerShot SX10 IS vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

48

Nikon D3100

40

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"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

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 Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$329 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$327

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $626 body only

$697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much less startup delay

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
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Nikon D3100
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