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Canon 1200D vs Nikon D3300 Comparison

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Here is a quick review and comparison for the Canon 1200D vs Nikon D3300 digital SLR cameras.

To see the difference between Canon 1200D vs Nikon D3300 DSLR cameras we have put together EOS 1200D vs D3300 specs comparison table below.

Canon EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D features 18 megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, 9-point AF system, 3″ LCD, 3 fps continuous shooting, and 1080p video recording.

Nikon D3300 features a new 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter and an “Expeed 4″ image processor.

Specifications Comparison of Canon 1200D vs Nikon D3300 Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Canon 1200D vs Nikon D3300 DSLR cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Canon 1200D Nikon D3300
Sensor Resolution 18 MP 24 MP
Low-pass Filter Yes No
Sensor Size APS-c (22.3 × 14.9mm) APS-c (23.2×15.4mm)
Image Processor DIGIC 4 EXPEED 4
AF System Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect (Hybrid) Contrast Detect (sensor) + Phase Detect (Hybrid)
AF Points 9 11
ISO 100-12800 100-25600
Shutter min/max 30-1/4000 sec 30-1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 3 FPS 5 FPS
Video 1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25 24), 1280 x 720 (60, 50), 640 x 424 (30, 25)
Lcd 3.2″ Rear Screen LCD 460,000 dots 3.0″ Tilting LCD 921,000 dots
Viewfinder Optical Pentaprism 95% Optical Pentaprism 95%
Wi-Fi No Optional
Battery Life 500 shots 700 shots
Dimensions 130x 100x 78 mm 124 x 98 x 76 mm
Weight 480g 430g

As a verdict, we highly recommend you to buy Nikon D3300. The entry-level DSLR feature better high-resolution sensor, more ISO sensitivity range, no optical low-pass filter and advance AF system.

Buy Canon EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D DSLR Camera
Canon EOS Rebel T5 with EF-S 18-55mm IS II Digital SLR Kit $549.00 Amazon | Adorama | ebay
Buy Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera
Nikon D3300 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Lens $649.95 Amazon | Adorama | ebay