Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 vs Nikon D4

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Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3
Nikon D4

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 0.8x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.1x higher than the Nikon D4 (0.7x). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Two times lighter Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a weight of 495g, whereas the Nikon D4 is a 1.2kg digital camera (687g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 99.7mm tall digital camera. That's 56.8mm shorter than the Nikon D4 (156.5mm).
17% thinner Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a depth of 77.9mm. That's 12.6mm thinner than the Nikon D4 (90.5mm).
24% narrower Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a width of 129.9mm. That's 30.1mm narrower than the Nikon D4 (160mm).
2 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
8 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 16.2MP digital camera. That's 4MP higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (16.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

25% more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 16.6MP digital camera. That's 4MP more than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (16.6MP).
12,800 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 12,800 higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (12,800).
Vastly longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon D4 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30s. That's 30s longer than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (30s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Vastly higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 50fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 50fps higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (50fps).
Larger screen size Edit
Nikon D4 is 3.2" screen. That's 0.5" larger than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (3.2"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 691,000 pixels higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (921,000 pixels).
18mm bigger eye relief Edit
The Nikon D4 is an 18mm Eye relief digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is only a unknownmm Eye relief digital camera (18mm smaller). Read more

Eye relief (also known as eye point) refers to how far away from the eye piece your eye can be and you can still see the full frame of the image that will be taken.

A larger eye relief distance is useful for people who wear glasses, meaning that they can't put their eye directly on the eye piece.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
33% lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 12.2MP digital camera. That's 4MP lower than the Nikon D4 (16.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

32% less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 12.6MP digital camera. That's 4MP less than the Nikon D4 (16.6MP).
19% smaller screen size Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a screen size of 2.7". That's 0.5" smaller than the Nikon D4 (3.2"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Four times lower display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 691,000 pixels lower than the Nikon D4 (921,000 pixels).
Older by over two years
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is two years older than the Nikon D4.
6 Reasons Against
0.1x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D4 is a 0.7x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.1x lower than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (0.7x). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

687g heavier Edit
The Nikon D4 has a weight of 1.2kg, however the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 495g digital camera (687g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

37% taller Edit
The Nikon D4 has a height of 156.5mm. That's 56.8mm taller than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (156.5mm).
Thicker Edit
Nikon D4 is 90.5mm deep. That's 12.6mm thicker than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (90.5mm).
Wider Edit
Nikon D4 is 160mm wide. That's 30.1mm wider than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (160mm).
Fewer sellers
The Nikon D4 is only stocked by 2 sellers, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is stocked by 4 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
12.2MP 16.2MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4272 x 2848
 3088 x 2056
 2256 x 1504
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 2400 x 1344
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
BEST
 4272 x 2848
 3088 x 2056
 2256 x 1504
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 2400 x 1344
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
Maximum Image Resolution
 4928 x 3280
 4928 x 3280
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 TIF
 NEF
 JPG
 RAW
 TIF
 NEF
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 36 x 23.9
Total Megapixel Count
12.6MP 16.6MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 Full-frame
 Full-frame
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 5:4
 3:2
 16:9
 5:4

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon-AF
 Nikon F
 Nikon D
 Nikon-AF
 Nikon F
 Nikon D

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 servo
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 servo
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 51
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 100
 12800
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 100
 12800
Maximum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 12,800
Minimum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
Video Format
 MOV
 MOV
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 XQD
 CF+
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 XQD
 CF+

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.8x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Fine
 Direct sunlight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Fine
 Direct sunlight
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,5,10,20
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 18mm
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
495g
BEST
1.2kg
Height
99.7mm
BEST
156.5mm
Depth
77.9mm
BEST
90.5mm
Width
129.9mm
BEST
160mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3kg

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data EN-EL18

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4928 x 3280
Operating Temperature Range
32 - 104 0 - 40

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
Camera Shutter Speed Range
1/60 - 1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital SLR
 Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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