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Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3
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Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 Digital Camera

SLR 12.2MP CMOS SDXC Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Five industry awards
Reasonably priced
Unacceptable noise level
73 Reviews + 5 Awards
pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Pocket Lint Hot Product
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Websites Ephotozine, Camera Labs and M3.idg.se all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both concluded that this low megapixel camera was good. Pcforalla.idg.se gave this digital camera a "Good Choice" award and it received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on fourty-four expert reviews from sites including DP Review, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this Canon camera has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 6 user reviews this low megapixel camera has a marvellous average user rating. Over 100% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars. This digital camera in the top 14% of all the comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago when ranked by user rating.

Excellent Brand

Based on 34,684 owner and expert reviews (including 1,256 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers reckoned that this digital camera was noisy. Six years ago expert website Popphoto.com wrote “Fast AF; low noise to ISO 800”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Fourteen owners who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. Six years ago expert website Macworld.co.uk said “As this is supposed to be Canon’s most affordable DSLR” yet they gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Expert website Dpreview.com wrote eleven years ago “The EOS 1100D is Canon's budget model and it shows in the comparatively simple specification” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they only scored it 69 out of 100. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 “The Canon EOS 1000D was a fantastic camera, giving frugal shoppers a foothold onto the esteemed EOS range for a breakthrough sub-£400 price”.

Three people who reviewed the product agreed that it was expensive. Expert website Camerastuffreviewcom mentioned “The smooth plastic body of the camera is less comfortable to hold than Canon's more expensive cameras” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Canon Rebel T3 is the spiritual successor to the Rebel XS and XSi models, entering Canon’s lineup as the company’s least expensive current generation DSLR”. Expert review site Camcorderinfo.com mentioned “Unlike it's more expensive sibling” in their review of this digital camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Four customers who bought the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 said that it had good features. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “It's affordable, offers a good range of features and is easily capable of shooting amazing photographs” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com said “The Rebel T3 has a fairly rich feature set”. Expert website Asia.cnet.com wrote “The 1100D is a no-frills budget dSLR offering a useful feature set at an affordable price without compromising image quality”.


Good Quality Pictures

Twelve owners who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “Its ability to take gorgeous photos is hard to fault” and scored it 80 out of 100. Pocket-Lint.com scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Pocket Lint “Quick review Full review Images (10) News Related The Canon EOS 1100D follows on from the previous 1000D model”. Six years ago expert website Stuffmideast.com said “It's still capable of knocking out well exposed, nicely saturated pics with no bother” however despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good autofocus. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “With a 12-megapixel sensor, 9-point autofocus and an affordable price tag”. Expert review site Firstpost.com said six years ago “For a long time, Canon has been focusing on DSLR cameras aimed at the prosumer target audience” in their Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 review. Expert website Macworld.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “A DIGIC 4 processor, longer battery life, higher ISO capabilities, improved autofocus and metering systems”.

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert website Pocket Lint six years ago “The 1100D forges together decent performance with good, if not slightly soft (with kit lens), image quality”. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of this digital camera “Spending just a little more can get you a better-performing compact interchangeable lens camera with a smaller build”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great video and image quality place it at the top of the class”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Its build quality could be better, though” . Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Ephotozine “The Canon EOS 1100D delivers great image quality, with excellent noise levels, right upto ISO3200”.

Robust

Four people who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was well made. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk said six years ago “The Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a solid albeit unexciting, entry-level DSLR that is—for the most part—easy to use”. Expert website Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Canon's EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D is a solid entry-level DSLR which ticks the boxes of most first-time buyers without breaking the bank”. Expert review site Stuff.tv said “The body feels small and light with a solid grip.” but even so they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who bought the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 thought it was compact. Expert website Smarthouse.com.au said six years ago “At compact users looking to upgrade to a” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website T3.com wrote in the same month “The EOS 1100D follows on from the 1000D as Canon’s budget digital SLR aimed, like the, at those trading up from a compact camera for the first time”. Expert website Digit.in said “If you are using a compact camera and looking to upgrade to a dSLR”.

Two customers reckoned that this digital camera was a good body shape. Six years ago expert review site Ld2.ciol.com mentioned “The Canon EOS 1100D is a responsive and intuitive DSLR that offers many of the key features of advanced DSLRs, in a smaller and lighter body”.

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Heavy

With a weight of 495 grams, the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. The average weight of digital cameras of this type and age is 260g.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in January 2014.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support direct printing.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 supports PictBridge. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Only 2256 X 1504 Still Image Resolution

The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a 2256 x 1504 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 384 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 720 x 480, 1920 x 1280 and 3088 x 2056 and 4272 x 2848. The still image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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12.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.2 megapixels camera.

We compared all the other 12.2MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of its better review score, the Canon 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803136340, 00138031363402, 00648177005635, 05055189000711, 08714574577401

Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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