Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 vs Canon EOS 70D

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Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3
Canon EOS 70D

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
13m flash guides Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has 13m flash guides, however the Canon EOS 70D only has 12m flash guides.
Ninety-nine times shorter flash sync-speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 0.01ss flash sync-speed digital camera. That's 0.99s shorter than the Canon EOS 70D (1ss).
50% shorter flash recharging time Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 2ss flash recharging time digital camera. That's 1s shorter than the Canon EOS 70D (3ss).
Moderately wider field of view Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a field of view of 99%%, however the Canon EOS 70D is only a 98%% field of view digital camera (1% narrower).
Vastly higher display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels pixels, however the Canon EOS 70D is only a 1,040,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (229 pixels lower).
53% lighter Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 495gg digital camera. That's 260g lighter than the Canon EOS 70D (755gg). 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.

$266 cheaper
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is $265.84 cheaper than the Canon EOS 70D.
8 Reasons For
40% higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 20.2MPMP digital camera. That's 8MP higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (20.2MPMP). 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.

40% more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 20.9MPMP digital camera. That's 8.3MP more than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (20.9MPMP).
One more diaphragm blades Edit
The number of diaphragm blades on the Canon EOS 70D is seven, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 only has six diaphragm blades.
40% higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 50fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 20fps higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (50fpsfps).
Larger screen size Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 3"" screen digital camera. That's 0.3" larger than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (3""). 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.

16% higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 0.95xx lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.15x higher than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (0.95xx). 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.

920 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon EOS 70D is 920 shots, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 only takes 650 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

19 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
8MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a megapixel count of 12.2MPMP, but the Canon EOS 70D is a 20.2MPMP digital camera (8MP higher). 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.

8.3MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a total megapixel count of 12.6MPMP, however the Canon EOS 70D is a 20.9MPMP digital camera (8.3MP more).
Only six diaphragm blades Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has six diaphragm blades, however the Canon EOS 70D only has seven diaphragm blades.
20fps lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a JPEG frame rate of 30fpsfps, however the Canon EOS 70D is a 50fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (20fps higher).
Smaller screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is only 2.7"" screen, but the Canon EOS 70D is a 3"" screen digital camera (0.3" larger). 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.

0.15x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.8xx, whereas the Canon EOS 70D is a 0.95xx lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.15x higher). 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 hundred and seventy less shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 takes 650 shots shots per battery charge, however the Canon EOS 70D only takes 920 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3, but 20 retailers sell the Canon EOS 70D. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
8 Reasons Against
One less flash guide Edit
The number of flash guides on the Canon EOS 70D is 12m, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 only has 13m flash guides.
Hugely longer flash sync-speed Edit
The Canon EOS 70D has a flash sync-speed of 1ss, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 0.01ss flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s shorter).
A lot longer flash recharging time Edit
The Canon EOS 70D has a flash recharging time of 3ss, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 2ss flash recharging time digital camera (1s shorter).
Narrower field of view Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 98%% field of view digital camera. That's 1% narrower than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (98%%).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 70D is a 1,040,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 229 pixels lower than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 (1,040,000 pixels pixels).
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 70D has a weight of 755gg, but the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3 is a 495gg digital camera (260g 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.

More expensive by $266
The Canon EOS 70D is $265.84 more expensive than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3.
Older by six months
The Canon EOS 70D is six months older than the Canon EOS 1100D - Rebel T3.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
12.2MP 20.2MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4272 x 2848
 3088 x 2056
 2256 x 1504
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 3648
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2736 x 1824
 1696 x 1280
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 640 x 480
 480 x 480
 4272 x 2848
 3088 x 2056
 2256 x 1504
 1920 x 1280
 720 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3080
 3648 x 3648
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2736 x 1824
 1696 x 1280
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 1280
 640 x 480
 480 x 480
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
22.2 x 14.7 22.5 x 15
Total Megapixel Count
12.6MP 20.9MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Body Material
 Polycarbonate
 Stainless steel
 Steel
 Carbon
 Aluminium
 Polycarbonate
 Stainless steel
 Steel
 Carbon
 Aluminium
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant

Lens System

Optical Zoom
3x
BEST
10x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Maximum Aperture
38 38
Minimum Aperture
22 22
Maximum Focal Length
88mm 88mm
Minimum Focal Length
29mm 29mm
Focal Length Range
18 - 55 3.5 - 5.6
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Lens Structure
11/9 13/11
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
 Canon EF
 Canon EF-S
Diaphragm Blades
6 7
BEST
Filter Size
58mm 58mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
Closest Focusing Distance
0.25m 0.25m
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 19
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
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400
BEST
25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 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
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Setting
 B
 B
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Manual
Flash Guide
13m
BEST
12m
Flash Sync-Speed
0.01s
BEST
1s
Flash Recharging Time
2s
BEST
3s
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 50fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MOV
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 PCM
 PCM
BEST
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
99%
BEST
98%
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels
BEST
1,040,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.7

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.8x 0.95x
BEST
Viewfinder
 electrical
 Optical
BEST
 electrical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x 10x
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Resizing
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Movie
 Slide show
 Single image
 Movie
 Slide show
Start-Up Time
0.1ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4 DIGIC 5+
Diopter Adjustment
-2.5 - 0.5 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 22mm
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Close-up (macro)
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Close-up (macro)
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 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
 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
755g
Height
99.7mm 104.3mm
Depth
77.9mm 78.5mm
Width
129.9mm 139mm
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 205g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 75.2mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 69mm
Weight Including Battery
495g
BEST
755g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LP-E10 LP-E6
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,800mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
650 shots 920 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V

Operational Conditions

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

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data ImageBrowser EX,Digital Photo Professional,PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Interface
USB 2.0, HDMI mini Hi-Speed USB
Dimension
129.9 x 99.7 x 77.9 139.0 x 104.3 x 78.5
Operating System
Windows XP SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 / 7,OS X v10.4-10.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
29 - 88 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.5 - 5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
1/60 - 1/4000 30 - 1/8000
Lens System
EF/EF-S Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 3:2

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 5+
 DIGIC 5+
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Housing Material
 Thermoplastic urethane (TPU)
 Aluminium
 Plastic
 Thermoplastic
 Thermoplastic urethane (TPU)
 Aluminium
 Plastic
 Thermoplastic
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