Canon 1300D/T6 vs. Nikon D3300


Nikon D3300 is for those whose desire is to convey their photography to the next level and T6 is the camera for the passionate photographers who want to do something with their photography skills.

One side, D3300 features robust 24.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor, on the other hand, high-resolution 18 megapixel for better still photos.

Let us know more details about their primary specifications…

Features / Models Canon 1300D/T6
Nikon D3300
Megapixel 18 megapixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size / type APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Image processor
 Digic 4+ Expeed 4
Low pass filter Yes No
Image stabilization No No
AF System Contrast + Phase Detect sensor Contrast Detect +Phase detect
AF points 09 points 11 points
ISO 100-12800 100-25600
Shutter Min/Max 30sec 1/4000 sec 30 sec 1/4000 sec
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 3fps 5fps
Video 1920 x 1080 (30p,24fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps)
Display 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen (920,000 pixels) 3.0″ LCD Rear Touch Screen (921,000 pixels)
Viewfinder Optical Viewfinder (95%) Optical Viewfinder (95%)
Hot-shoe No No
Battery Life (CIPA) 500 shots 700 shots
Wireless connectivity Built-In No
Dimensions  129 x 101 x 78 mm 130 x 100 x 76 mm
Weight 485 g 480g


Sensor– You are seeing the table where Nikon D3300 is truly create an impression with its sturdy and bigger APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sensor and amazing 24 megapixel of resolution for the extra sharpness images, even the lowlight environment couldn’t create any effect on the quality of the images. Now, look at the sensor size of Canon 1300D, APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm), which is a bit smaller compared to D3300 but its resolution is lower, using 18mp, may not produce the same standard of images as Nikon D3300 does.

AF points- By the way, both the two cameras are maintaining the same Hybrid AF system (Contrast + Phase detection sensor), so that tracking and focusing will be simply done by both of these cameras. But two more AF points provided in Nikon D3300 will create the quirk in getting the accuracy in tracking any desire subject comparison to Canon 1300D. Or in other words, we can expect an inch better tracking and focusing result by the AF system of Nikon D3300 than 1300D.

Low pass filter- Nikon D3300 is capable of grasping more details of the subjects than 1300D, because the camera doesn’t add this low pass filter.

ISO- The range provided by ISO in 1300D is limited to 12800 that might not be suitable for lowlight shooting. But Nikon D3300 offers an expandable ISO range of 25600, enables consistent lowlight shooting.

Shooting speed- For capturing fast moving actions of the subjects the continuous speed with 5fps Nikon D3300 is better option than Canon 1300D (3fps).

After all, both the cameras will able to record the full HD Video, the same shutter speed, displays are also similar to each other and many more. But Nikon D3300 will able to provide maximum number of 700 shots while 1300D offers you to shoot only 500 shots.

Verdict- Nikon D3300 is just marvelous camera and beating Canon 1300D in approx. every section. The incredible Nikon D3300 can produce supreme quality of images, better lowlight shooting even tracking of the subjects will also be smoothly done. So our recommended camera is Nikon D3300.

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