Canon EOS 1100D Rebel T3

  • Canon EOS 1100D Rebel T3
77
Based on 41 scores, 60 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    13
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Good ergonomics; varied button-shapes make it easy to operate by feel, Solid build for a plastic-bodied camera, Generally good image quality for its class, Reasonably wide sensitivity range for an entry-level model, Excellent detail from RAW files.
  • Responsive, good quality 12.2-megapixel DSLR, 720p HD Videos at 30 fps, 3fps burst mode.
  • Loads of advanced features.

Cons:

  • Control dial is very stiff, and not ideally angled for comfort, Flash button is easy to miss, since it lacks a screen-printed label, New viewfinder has slightly less magnification, much narrower diopter adjustment range.
  • No front AF Assist lamp (uses built-in flash), Images not super sharp, Awkward control placement.

Expert reviews and ratings

By evogadget.com on -

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 (1000D) will definitely lose in a competition with what's currently on sale. So yes, this camera is indeed Canon's least inspired...

By Shutterbug on -

“We’ve got to consider the pros and cons, make a list, get advice…” —Jim Backus in Rebel Without a Cause I don’t blame you for being confused. I just tested the EOS Rebel T3i, which I really, really liked, and along...

By Photo Answers on 80

Earlier this year Canon refreshed its entry-level lineup with the 1100D, which sits just below the 600D in the companys D-SLR range....

By PC Advisor on 70

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a solid albeit unexciting, entry-level DSLR that is—for the most part—easy to use. Beginner photographers or those who want a little help along the way will appreciate the camera's on-board Feature Guide;...

By PC Mag on 70

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a decent entry-level D-SLR, but spending just a little more can get you a better-performing compact interchangeable lens camera with a smaller build....

By The Imaging Resource on -

Although it occupies the entry-level position in Canon's SLR lineup, the Rebel T3 has a fairly rich feature set, and offers a significant step forwards from the earlier Rebel XS. Handling is good, with a comfortable grip, although those with larger...

By ThinkDigit on 70

As it stands, the 1100D is a good camera to buy for upgraders from a 1000D, or even Nikon shooters with a D60 who want to change over. If you are using a compact camera and looking to upgrade to a dSLR, the 1100D will expand your shooting...

By Macworld UK on 60

This 12.2-megapixel DSLR upgrades the 1000D and slots in at the start of the EOS range, where it does battle with Nikon’s equally beginner-friendly D3100. As this is supposed to be Canon’s most affordable DSLR, it unsurprisingly features a...

By Smarthouse on 70

Key Features * 12.2-megapixels * DIGIC 4 image processor * 9-point AF system * ISO 100 - 6400 * 1280 x 720 HD movies at 30fpsThe 1100D is aimed primarily at first-time DSLR buyers on a budget, and at compact users looking to upgrade to...

By DigitalCameraInfo on -

The Canon T3 is an entry-level DSLR camera, coming in at just $499 for the body only. As such, we weren’t expecting miracles, though the camera does suffer from obvious cost-cutting in production and a truncated feature-set that keeps the T3...

By DigitalCameraReview on 80

The Canon T3 looks and feels like any other entry-level DSLR, but great video and image quality place it at the top of the...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

The EOS 1100D is a competent entry-level DSLR that currently offers the cheapest way into the Canon DSLR system. Fairly easy to use and able to produce consistently good image quality there isn't much that's inherently wrong with the 1100D. Yes,...

By Steves Digicams on -

Do you feel that your current camera has been limiting your creative talent? If you have been using a point-and-shoot to capture all of your artistic observations, but don't quite feel sure about taking the next big step into the dSLR (Digital...

By Digital Trends on 70

The Canon EOS Rebel T3 is a mixed bag. In cameras, you really do get what you pay for. The T3 doesn’t deliver what it should, even for the low...

By cnet on 71

Though it's a perfectly fine entry-level camera, there are better options for the money than the Canon EOS Rebel...

By CIOL on -

Despite its budget price-tag, the Canon EOS 1100D is a responsive and intuitive DSLR that offers many of the key features of advanced DSLRs, in a smaller and lighter body.Specifications22.2x14.7mm CMOS12.6 mpAspect ratio 3:2Digic 49 AF points2.7inch...

By Stuff.tv on 60

A cheap and cheerful entry-level snapper but its competitors could serve you better...

By Camera Labs on 80

Canon's EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D is a solid entry-level DSLR which ticks the boxes of most first-time buyers without breaking the bank. By employing numerous parts from previous models, there's no surprises in terms of performance, but the 12...

By Tom's Guide on -

One of the best things about upgrading to a DSLR is the freedom to shoot in lighting...

By ITP.net on 100

Although the EOS 1100D looks and feels its budget price tag, it is a capable SLR that offers great photographic results....