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Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning compact camera
94
Reviews
255 Reviews + 6 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good
Compact 8.3MP 3x Yes Nov 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Compact
Megapixels 8.3MP
Optical Zoom 3x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Nov 2015
Nikon D3

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Nikon D3

$229.99
Our Verdict:
The highest review score portrait photography camera available
98
Reviews
107 Reviews + 19 Awards
59
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good
SLR 12.1MP Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Release Date
Camera Type SLR
Megapixels 12.1MP
Release Date Jun 2016
Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning compact camera
94
Reviews
255 Reviews + 6 Awards
58
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good
Compact 8.3MP 3x Yes Nov 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Camera Type Compact
Megapixels 8.3MP
Optical Zoom 3x
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Nov 2015
Nikon D3

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Nikon D3

$229.99
Our Verdict:
The highest review score portrait photography camera available
98
Reviews
107 Reviews + 19 Awards
59
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good
SLR 12.1MP Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Release Date
Camera Type SLR
Megapixels 12.1MP
Release Date Jun 2016

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Reasons For

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
3 Reasons For
$31 Cheaper
The Canon PowerShot SD1100 is is $30.99 cheaper than the Nikon D3.
More Popular
The Canon PowerShot SD1100 is is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Asia.cnet.com Review Score
Asia.cnet.com gave the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is a review score of 76%, but the rating of the Nikon D3 was only 0% from the same site.
19 Reasons For
Higher Megapixels
The Nikon D3 is a 12.1MP digital camera. That's 3.8MP higher than the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is (8.3MP).

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.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Five More Awards
The Nikon D3 has 11 awards from expert review sites, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is has 6 awards.
Considerably Better Expert Reviews
Based on 49 reviews, the Nikon D3 has an average expert review score of 94%, but the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is has an average rating of 80% (based on 55 reviews).
Slightly Better User Reviews
Based on 20 reviews, the Nikon D3 has an average user review score of 95%, but the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is has an average rating of 93% (based on 199 reviews).
Better Brand
Nikon digital cameras have an average rating of 88%, however Canon has an average rating of 87.9%.
Better Brighthub.com Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a review score of 100% from Brighthub.com, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 60% from the same site.
Better Digicam Buyer.co.uk Review Score
Digicam Buyer.co.uk's Nikon D3 review gave it a score of 100%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 80% from the same site.
Better PC Advisor.co.uk Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a PC Advisor.co.uk review score of 90%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 80% from the same site.
Better Techadvisor.co.uk Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a review score of 90% from Techadvisor.co.uk, however the rating of the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is was only 80% from the same site.
Better Neocamera.com Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a review score of 80% from Neocamera.com, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 60% from the same site.
Better CNET.co.uk Review Score
CNET.co.uk gave the Nikon D3 a review score of 93%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 76% from the same site.
Better CNET.com Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a CNET.com review score of 93%, however the rating of the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is was only 76% from the same site.
Better PhotographyBlog.com Review Score
PhotographyBlog.com's Nikon D3 review gave it a score of 100%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 80% from the same site.
Better Pocket Lint Review Score
Pocket Lint's Nikon D3 review gave it a score of 90%, however the rating of the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is was only 80% from the same site.
Better Ephotozine Review Score
Ephotozine gave the Nikon D3 a review score of 100%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 0% from the same site.
Better What Digital Camera Review Score
What Digital Camera's Nikon D3 review gave it a score of 95%, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is only has a rating of 90% from the same site.
Better CNET.com.au Review Score
CNET.com.au's Nikon D3 review gave it a score of 93%, however the rating of the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is was only 76% from the same site.
Better DP Review Review Score
The Nikon D3 has a review score of 85% from DP Review, however the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS's rating was only 75% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Nikon D3 has more awards than the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. The Nikon D3 has 11 awards, where as the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has 6 awards. Compare all award winning digital cameras.
Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
6 Awards
11 Awards Best

Average Expert Rating

The Nikon D3 has better expert reviews than the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. The average expert reviews score for the Nikon D3 is 94% based on 49 reviews, where as the average score for the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS is 80% based on 55 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
5 stars
12 reviews
4 stars
21 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
27 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Nikon D3 has better user reviews than the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. The average user reviews score for the Nikon D3 is 95% based on 20 reviews, where as the average score for the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS is 93% based on 199 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
5 stars
161 reviews
4 stars
25 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
10 reviews
Best
5 stars
16 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Nikon has a better average brand rating than Canon. The average brand rating for Nikon is 88.01% based on 47,125 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Canon is 87.9% based on 49,662 reviews.
Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Canon

88

88

Based on 49,662 reviews
Nikon

88

88

Based on 47,125 reviews

Brighthub.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
This digital camera review is of the Canon PowerShot SD1100IS, a popular point-and-shoot camera. Find out what this compact digital camera has to offer, as well as what the cameras missing. SummaryThe Canon PowerShot SD1100IS is among the most popul...
Lens
Excellent design
Pinhole viewfinder
Great image quality
Optical image stabilization
DIGIC III image processor just like the big boys
Facial detection for portraits and to confirm those smiles afterwards
Small, sleek body design
High resolution LCD
Good performance figures, especially for a bargain came
Optical stabilizer solidifies hand-held photos
Small range-finder eyepiece frames shots in exceptionally bright conditions
Bold
2.5-inch LCD clearly shows your aim
Great macro mode
Speedy performance, optical viewfinder, low shutter lag
Very good photo quality (in good light)
Stylish, ultracompact metal body
Comes in five colors
Snappy performance
Sharp 2.5" LCD has good outdoor and low light visibility
Optical viewfinder (a rarity these days)
R
Classy, stylish design
Fast start-up and shot-to-shot
Good image stabilization
Great design, solid feel, display information, image stabilisation
Sleek design
Excellent colour balance and overall image quality, helpful sound memos for tagging images
Fast startup, focus, and shutter
Maximum aperture of 2.8
Compact, stylish, optical image stabilisation, sharp images, lightning fast start-up time
Good image quality
Image stabilization
Robust build quality
Minimal shutter lag
Speedy performance
Optical image stabilisation
Optical viewfinder
Good point-and-shoot camera
Takes quality photos with good color
Optical image stabiliszation
Very compact body
Decent edge-to-edge sharpness
Clean results at low ISO settings with bright, print-friendly color straight out of the box
Accurate and reasonably quick focus (although slightly slower in low light)
Good responsiveness and overall spe
Trendy, compact camera Wide views on LCD Image stabilization Cool picture effects Fast, accurate face detection
Little noise at high ISO settings
Antireflective LCD
Good optical stabilization
Excellent image quality
Very reactive
Attractive design 4 colors)
Easy to use
Taille, stabilisation, qualit des images, simplicit dutilisation
Stabilisation optique
Dclinaison du botier en quatre couleurs
Stabilisation optique performante
Trs bonne qualit d'image
Appareil trs ractif
Design russi 4 coloris)
Facilit d'utilisation
Genomgende snabb
Enkel att hantera
Motion Detection
Face detection
Risoluzione
Schermo ad alta risoluzione
Not so great in low light
May be a little fragile
Zoom ring
Small LCD screen
Slight problems with fringing
Not a feature-set dynamo
Flash washes out extreme macro shots
Moderate chromatic aberration at wide angle
Soft corners at wide angle
High contrast in harsh lighting
Flash takes just under 10 seconds to recharge after full-power shot
Very small MMC card included
Optical v
Fine details often muddled together
Moderate background noise in indoor, flash photos
Minor issues with image noise and barrelling
Noisy images in low light
Some NR artifacting at low ISOs in good light
Corner blurriness and purple fringing an issue
Zoom setting not shown on LCD
Flash a little slow to charge
More manual controls would be nice
Flimsy door over memory cardbat
Slightly dull colors
Couldnt keep up with fast action shots
Some softness at corners of images
Some features hidden in menus, viewfinder a little on the small side, only 32MB SD supplied
Lack of Flash options
Lack of landscape mode
Lacks a true wideangle lens
Hardtofind manual features
A little noisy, burst mode is somewhat sluggish The Final Word Another brilliant IXUS unit, the Canon IXUS 80 IS packs image stabilisation and good image quality into a compact and sexy body
A great package for users looking for a new point and shoot
Chromatic aberration
Zoom not as sharp as the S 1000's
Battery life could be better
Canon PowerShot S 1100 IS
No manual exposure controls
Slow flash recycle time
Noise at 400 ISO and above
On-screen menu needs streamlining
Minimal manual options
Battery life when using LCD not brilliant
Slightly underpowered built-in flash
Little manual control
Poor Auto White Balance performance under artificial light
Pretty noisy at any sensitivity above ISO 200 (decent detail retention though)
Some highli
Weak, poorly-placed flash Tiny controls Poor handling Slow 1.3 fps Burst mode Flimsy battery door
Function button is flat and hard to find by touch
Wide-angle lens is not as wide as the S 1000s
No wide angle 38114mm)
Optical viewfinder imprecise, weak burst mode
Still no exposure bar when shooting
Finishing touches too plastic (doors, dials, etc
)
No optical zoom during video recording
Qualit de finition en retrait, absence de grand angle
Pas de grand angle
Pas de grand angle 38114 mm)
Viseur optique peu prcis, mode rafale anmique
Toujours pas d'histogramme d'exposition la prise de vue
Quelques finitions trop plastique (trappes, slecteur photovido)
Pas de zoom opt
Ngot verskrpta bilder
Zoom ottico basso
...
Jun 2009
Best
Looking for a new SLR camera? Not sure which one to go with? Well, despite having been around for a couple of years, the Nikon D-3 is still a great choice for the professional photographer. OverviewRating The Nikon D-3 ($4,000 online) has been out fo...
...
Aug 2009

Ephotozine Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Having lost my previous camera in an unfortunate incident involving a corrupt taxi firm, intoxication and being dressed as a knife and fork (long story), just days before embarking on a cross continent cycle ride, a snap decision had to be made. Weig...
Lens
Excellent design
Pinhole viewfinder
Great image quality
Optical image stabilization
DIGIC III image processor just like the big boys
Facial detection for portraits and to confirm those smiles afterwards
Small, sleek body design
High resolution LCD
Good performance figures, especially for a bargain came
Optical stabilizer solidifies hand-held photos
Small range-finder eyepiece frames shots in exceptionally bright conditions
Bold
2.5-inch LCD clearly shows your aim
Great macro mode
Speedy performance, optical viewfinder, low shutter lag
Very good photo quality (in good light)
Stylish, ultracompact metal body
Comes in five colors
Snappy performance
Sharp 2.5" LCD has good outdoor and low light visibility
Optical viewfinder (a rarity these days)
R
Classy, stylish design
Fast start-up and shot-to-shot
Good image stabilization
Great design, solid feel, display information, image stabilisation
Sleek design
Excellent colour balance and overall image quality, helpful sound memos for tagging images
Fast startup, focus, and shutter
Maximum aperture of 2.8
Genomgende snabb
Enkel att hantera
Motion Detection
Face detection
Risoluzione
Schermo ad alta risoluzione
Not so great in low light
May be a little fragile
Zoom ring
Small LCD screen
Slight problems with fringing
Not a feature-set dynamo
Flash washes out extreme macro shots
Moderate chromatic aberration at wide angle
Soft corners at wide angle
High contrast in harsh lighting
Flash takes just under 10 seconds to recharge after full-power shot
Very small MMC card included
Optical v
Fine details often muddled together
Moderate background noise in indoor, flash photos
Minor issues with image noise and barrelling
Noisy images in low light
Some NR artifacting at low ISOs in good light
Corner blurriness and purple fringing an issue
Zoom setting not shown on LCD
Flash a little slow to charge
More manual controls would be nice
Flimsy door over memory cardbat
Slightly dull colors
Couldnt keep up with fast action shots
Some softness at corners of images
Some features hidden in menus, viewfinder a little on the small side, only 32MB SD supplied
Lack of Flash options
Lack of landscape mode
Lacks a true wideangle lens
Hardtofind manual features
Ngot verskrpta bilder
Zoom ottico basso
...
Nov 2008
Along with the recently reviewed D300, Nikon also announce a new Flagship to their digital camera range, the D3. The announcement raised both eyebrows and sighs of relief, being Nikons first venture into ?full frame digital photography. Ian Andrews.....
Excellent advanced autofocus system
Live view in two modes
Great Rear Screen
Rugged build quality
Exceptional High ISO performance
Lens presets
Ergonomic continuity
Battery continuity
Great low light performance
Loss of true ISO 100
Needs high speed cards to get the best from it ( 266x or better)
The D3 is an awesome piece of kit that has no doubt sent a lot of other camera manufacturers running back to their drawing boards. The camera takes Nikon into a new era with the FX format and capabilities that will satisfy virtually all of the discip...
Jan 2008

Neocamera.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
The Canon Powershot SD1100 IS represents its series with good all-around performance without standing out in any way. It produces nice images with consumer-oriented color, bright print-ready exposure and is quite fast and responsive. There is nothing...
...
May 2008
Best
The D3 is Nikons most advanced digital camera and is aimed at the highest end of photographers. This full-frame DSLR is characterized by the outstanding quality of its images and its ultra-high-ISO capability. Indeed, the D3 produces the cleanest ISO...
...
Oct 2008

PhotographyBlog.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
At the start of the millennium, Canons original Digital IXUS cameras were the super models of the digital compact world; looking as good as they performed, their popularity seemed a sure bet. But time has moved on, rivals have got slimmer, smaller a....
The Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS can perhaps best be summed up as an undemanding snapper for the unpretentious imagemaker ? and as such is largely beyond criticism, save for some fiddly controls inherent in a camera with a height and width (if not depth....
May 2008
Best
The Nikon D3 digital SLR is Nikons first ever full-frame camera, offering a 12.1 megapixel, FX format CMOS sensor. The 9fps continuous mode, even when shooting RAW images, should appeal to all the sports photographers out there, supported by Nikon?s....
The Nikon D3 has got to be the top choice for anyone wanting high quality, rapid-fire image capture, or extremely low light photography without flash, who is not otherwise wedded to the Canon system. Press ? sports and news ? photographers are......
Feb 2008

What Digital Camera Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
The Canon IXUS series is renowned for delivering quality results alongside stylish design. With the IXUS 80IS a 3x optical zoom, 8MP sensor and 2.5in LCD screen means it stays on-brand. Aesthetically the IXUS 80IS looks and feels solid......
...
May 2008
Best
The Nikon D3 is arguably the most anticipated camera of recent times. It stands out from the pack on several fronts. First, it?s Nikon?s most highly specified camera to date, aimed at the pro market mainly, but is sure to be picked up by......
Excellent image quality, build, lowlight performance, speed
AF system
LCD
Could argue the resolution could be higher
Live View on fixed LCD
There?s a lot of debate over which is better, the Nikon D3 or the Canon 1Ds Mk III. The Nikon does seem to have much in its favour, not least the price. While the D3 has arguably a rather conservative resolution by comparison, its performance shows.....
Jan 2008

Pocket Lint Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
You can find similar specification from other manufacturers at a lower price, but the IXUS 80 is seriously worthy of consideration......
...
Apr 2008
Best
Nikon?s new flagship DSLR is a beast of a camera that sports Nikon?s latest FX format full frame (in 35mm format terms) CMOS sensor and full pro specification in terms of rugged build and shooting controls. It?s not cheap but then......
Excellent image quality, excellent ergonomics, great design and control layout, menu system, comprehensive feature set and customisability
Fastest frame rate only available in DX format mode, low(ish) resolution compared to its Canon competition the EOS 1Ds Mk III
...
Feb 2008

PC Advisor.co.uk Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Like its Digital Elph predecessors, Canons PowerShot SD1100 IS looks and feels great. The Canon PowerShot SD1100 ISs price tag of about £180 puts squarely in the realm of midrange point-and-shoots, but its robust features - including Canons fast......
Despite a few minor issues, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS is a joy to use, and it produces superb photos for its class. If you can get by without a truly wide-angle lens, youll be more than happy with the SD1100 IS. And, man, does it look cool. Danny...
Apr 2008
Best
Okay, so Nikons D3 flagship DSLR has an eye-watering price tag but, in replacing the aged D2x, Nikon has produced a digital SLR camera with a feature set to make the mouth water too. Enticing those shooting sport and action photography, the Nikon D3....
The Nikon D3 is blisteringly fast, capturing incredible results in near darkness. Digital files normally accused of looking ?flat? have an attractively 3D film-like quality. But this camera is eye-wateringly expensive. Gavin Stoker Lowest onli......
Nov 2008

Digicam Buyer.co.uk Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Canon's IXUS range is iconic - small, perfectly formed cameras that are high on style. The 80 IS is no exception, offered in a choice of four colours from Classic Silver and Candy Pink to Chocolate, and our favourite, the rather slinky golden Caramel...
...
Apr 2008
Best
Nikons first full-frame professional-level DSLR looks a superb package, replete with all youd expect from a camera at this levelDespite Nikon?s recent announcement of its new D3 upgrade, the D3X, this 12.2MP professional snapper is Nikon?s first ever...
Probably the best DSLR weve tested to date, the D3 combines flexibility and performance with stunning results, making it (nearly) the perfect pro shooter......
Jan 2009

Photoreview.com.au Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Four desirable characteristics will give Canons Ixus 80 IS kudos with style-conscious snapshooters: compact size, stylish appearance, ease of use and excellent imaging performance. The 8-megapixel effective resolution of the Ixus 80 iS is just right ...
...
Apr 2008
Unveiled at the end of August, along with the D300 pro-sumer model, Nikons D3 is targeted at press photographers and is the first Nikon DSLR with a full-frame image sensor. Photographers can select from three image areas: FX format (36 x 24mm), DX f....
...
Dec 2007

Digitalcamerareview.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
The folks athave lots of experience building ultracompact, feature-rich digital cameras, and their SD series Digital Elph digicams have consistently been among the most successful competitors in the photography marketplace. That success stems, in lar...
Good image quality
Image stabilization
Robust build quality
Chromatic aberration
Zoom not as sharp as the S 1000's
Battery life could be better
Canon PowerShot S 1100 IS
The SD1100 IS is an impressive digicam when compared to the competition, but it doesn't fare quite as well when compared to the original SD1000. Where does the SD1100 IS fail to measure up to its illustrious predecessor? Most notably, in the lens: th...
Mar 2008
Remember the 1996 sci-fi movie ? It's the one where Will Smith plays a Marine captain and F-18 Hornet pilot who gets the chance to pilot an alien spacecraft on an improbable mission to destroy the mother ship and save the world from those nasty extra...
Breathtaking high ISO performance
Breathtaking image and color quality
Breathtaking continuous shooting rates
Breathtakingly good monitor
Breathtaking price
Nikon 3
The D3 is Nikon's flagship FX digital camera, if only because it's Nikon's sole FX digital camera. But the D3 justifies its standing in the Nikon ranks on much more than mere exclusivity. Unparalleled ISO performance, a 9 fps full resolution shooting...
Feb 2008

CNET.co.uk Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Canons Digital IXUS 80 IS adds optical image stabilisation to last years hit Digital IXUS 70, while delivering just as impressive image quality......
Great image quality
Minimal shutter lag
Speedy performance
Optical image stabilisation
Face detection
Optical viewfinder
No manual exposure controls
Slow flash recycle time
...
Mar 2008
Best
For years, Nikon users had been asking their favoured camera maker for a dSLR with a full-frame sensor (the same size as a 35mm frame of film). Finally, Nikon caved, delivering the 12-megapixel D3, which is selling for around £2,900 for the body onl...
Nikon's flagship dSLR packs a full-frame 12-megapixel sensor and is a highly versatile imaging powerhouse that lets photographers create images previously impossible to capture. As long as you can get used to this camera's solid weight, it's a defini...
Sep 2008

Asia.cnet.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
The good: Great image quality; minimal shutter lag; speedy performance; optical image stabilization; face detection; optical viewfinder The bad: No manual exposure controls; slow flash recycle time The bottom line: Canons IXUS 80 IS adds optical imag...
Great image quality
Minimal shutter lag
Speedy performance
Optical image stabilization
Face detection
Optical viewfinder
No manual exposure controls
Slow flash recycle time
Canons IXUS 80 IS adds optical image stabilization to last years hit IXUS 70, while delivering just as impressive image quality......
Mar 2008
Ever since digital SLRs took off with the masses, purists have continued to beat the drum for a full-frame 35mm sensor. Eight years after its first dSLR, the D1 in 1999, Nikon has finally released its first full-frame digital SLR--although Nikon want...
...
Nov 2007

CNET.com Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Canons SD1100 IS adds optical image stabilization to last years hit SD1000, while delivering just as impressive image quality......
Great image quality
Minimal shutter lag
Speedy performance
Optical image stabilization
Face detection
Optical viewfinder
No manual exposure controls
Slow flash recycle time
...
Mar 2008
Best
For years, Nikon users had been asking their favored camera maker for a dSLR with a full-frame sensor (the same size as a 35mm frame of film). Finally, Nikon caved, delivering the 12-megapixel D3; the result is a camera that reaches new heights in im...
Nikons flagship dSLR packs a full-frame 12-megapixel sensor and is a highly versatile imaging powerhouse that lets photographers create images previously impossible to capture. Specifications: Digital camera type: SLR; Resolution: 12.1 megapixels; Di...
Jul 2008

DP Review Review Score

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
The Canon Powershot SD1100 IS (IXUS 80 IS in Europe) is as fresh off the Canon engineers drawing boards as it can get. It was announced only a few weeks ago for the PMA trade show in Las Vegas and already has made its way into the basement vault whi....
Very compact body
Decent edge-to-edge sharpness
Clean results at low ISO settings with bright, print-friendly color straight out of the box
Accurate and reasonably quick focus (although slightly slower in low light)
Good responsiveness and overall spe
Battery life when using LCD not brilliant
Slightly underpowered built-in flash
Little manual control
Poor Auto White Balance performance under artificial light
Pretty noisy at any sensitivity above ISO 200 (decent detail retention though)
Some highli
The SD1100 is a typical IXUS/SD in many respects. It is compact, well built and sports a reasonably attractive design. It offers good output quality in most situations - straight out of the cam - only requiring minimal user intervention. It is also.....
Feb 2008
Best
Firmare V1.0 (and V1.10) The professional Nikon D single digit series of digital SLRs started life back in June 1999 with the groundbreaking D1. Groundbreaking because it was the digital SLR that broke Kodaks stranglehold on the digital SLR mark......
When we first saw the D3 before it was officially launched Ill admit there were some raised eyebrows, and the first question was is this a replacement for the D2Hs, the D2X, both or neither?. The truth of course is that its not that simple, and Ni......
Aug 2007

Date Released

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
28 months old 21 months old Best

Key Features

Megapixels

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.

Specification

 
 
 
Picture Quality Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Camera Type
SLR
 SLR
SLR
 SLR
Megapixels 8.3MP
BEST
12.1MP
Image Sensor Size 1" Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Image Resolution
3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2448
3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2448
Sensor Type
CCD
 CCD
CCD
 CCD
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
 
 
 
Lens System Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Optical Zoom 3x
BEST
Digital Zoom 4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 4.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 38mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom 12x Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Focusing Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Manual
Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
ISO Sensitivity
80/100/200/400/800/1600
 80/100/200/400/800/1600
80/100/200/400/800/1600
 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Exposure Modes
Auto Manual
M
 Auto
 Manual
 M
Auto Manual
M
 Auto
 Manual
 M
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 1,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Sensitivity 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Evaluative (Multi-pattern) Centre-weighted
Spot evaluative
Multi-pattern
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 evaluative
 Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
Program AE Program
 Program AE
 Program
 
 
 
Shutter Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Camera Shutter Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Flash Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Flash Recharging Time 10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Modes
Auto Flash on
Flash off Red-eye reduction
Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Auto Flash on
Flash off Red-eye reduction
Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Maximum Video Resolution
640 x 480
 640 x 480
640 x 480
 640 x 480
Video Resolution
640 x 480 320 x 240
160 x 120
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 160 x 120
640 x 480 320 x 240
160 x 120
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 160 x 120
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
AVI
 AVI
AVI
 AVI
Resolution At Capture Speed
320×240@30fps
 320×240@30fps
320×240@30fps
 320×240@30fps
 
 
 
Audio Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Audio Formats Supported
WAV .wav
 WAV
 .wav
WAV .wav
 WAV
 .wav
 
 
 
Memory Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Compatible Memory Cards
SDHC SD
HC MMC+ MMC+
 SDHC
 SD
 HC MMC+
 MMC+
SDHC SD
HC MMC+ MMC+
 SDHC
 SD
 HC MMC+
 MMC+
 
 
 
Display Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Display Diagonal 2.5" Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 230,000 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
TFT
 TFT
TFT
 TFT
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Viewfinder Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
 
 
 
Camera Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
White Balance
Auto Tungsten
Fluorescent Cloudy
Daylight Custom modes
Fluorescent H custom m
cus
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 custom m
 cus
Auto Tungsten
Fluorescent Cloudy
Daylight Custom modes
Fluorescent H custom m
cus
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 custom m
 cus
Photo Effects
Black&White Neutral
Positive film Sepia
Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Vivid
Black&White Neutral
Positive film Sepia
Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
DPOF 1.1 Exif 2.2
DPOF Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.2
 DPOF
 Exif
DPOF 1.1 Exif 2.2
DPOF Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.2
 DPOF
 Exif
Scene Modes
Beach Snow
Fireworks Sunset
Underwater
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Sunset
 Underwater
Beach Snow
Fireworks Sunset
Underwater
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Sunset
 Underwater
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Weight 125g
BEST
Height 54.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth 22mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width 86.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Power Source Type
Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Battery
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 240 Shots
BEST
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Nikon D3
Camera Shutter Speed

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