Compare Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 700D

Updated on 06-Jun-2020

Comparison between Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 700D Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 700D Digital Cameras



Remote control Yes (Optional) Yes (RC-6 connector)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C) Yes (HDMI mini)
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Eye-Fi Connected




Max resolution 4608 x 3072 5184 x 3456
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels 19 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm) APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Processor Expeed 2 Digic 5
Sensor type CMOS CMOS

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) Yes (Pop-up)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector) 13.00 m
Continuous drive Yes (3 fps, unlimited JPEG) Yes (5 fps)
Metering modes Multi Center-weighted Spot AF-area Multi Center-weighted Spot Partial
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing N/A ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)

Videography features

Format Motion JPEG H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono Stereo
Speaker None Mono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)


ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost) N/A
White balance presets 12 6
Custom white balance Yes (1) Yes (1)
Image stabilization No No
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Face Detection Live View Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Single Continuous Face Detection Live View
Manual focus Yes Yes
Lens mount Nikon F mount Canon EF/EF-S mount
Focal length multiplier 1.5x 1.6x
Number of focus points 11 9

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 3" 3"
Screen dots 230000 1040000
Screen type TFT LCD monitor Clear View II TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 0.95 0.95
Viewfinder magnification 0.8x 0.85x
Touch screen No Yes


Environmentally sealed No N/A
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description N/A 440
Weight (inc. batteries) 505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz) 580 g (1.28 lb / 20.46 oz)
Dimensions 124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95") 133 x 100 x 79 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.11")


camera type DSLR DSLR

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