Nikon D3100
DSLR Camera
vs Canon T4i
DSLR Camera

What’s good about the Nikon D3100

Best price $410
  • Weighs a little bit less than the T4i 16 oz vs 18.3 oz
  • Smaller body size 54 in³ vs 63 in³
  • Significantly cheaper street price $410 vs $669

What’s good about the Canon EOS Rebel T4i

Best price
$669
  • 100% more battery life 1,100 shots vs 550 shots
  • Higher sensor resolution 18 MP vs 14.2 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 1040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Newer camera June 2012 vs September 2010
  • Better video capture 1080p 30fps vs 1080p 24fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 5 shots per sec vs 3 shots per sec
  • Viewscreen flips out D3100 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has HDR on-board D3100 does not have HDR
  • Has an External Mic jack D3100 does not

What the Nikon D3100 and Canon T4i have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 356 in² vs 332 in²
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Nikon D3100 and the Canon T4i

  • No 3D capture
  • No panorama mode
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No Wi-Fi

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