• APS-C 323.4mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D)
  • Nikon Z50
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Predecessor: Canon XS
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Successor: Canon T5
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General
Model Number: T3 Z50
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.99 $999.95
Street Price: $199.00 $856.95
Date Available: 2011-03-15 2019-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.8 oz (702 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
18.8 oz (533 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in.
(127 x 94 x 60 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 20.9
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 323.4mm2 (22.00mm x 14.70mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.15 microns 4.22 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 62  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 755  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3088 x 2056 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2256 x 1504 (3.4 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
5568 x 3128 (17.4 MP, 16:9),
4176 x 2344 (9.8 MP, 16:9),
2784 x 1560 (4.3 MP, 16:9),
3712 x 3712 (13.8 MP, 1:1),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
1856 x 1856 (3.4 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), .NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit; RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9 11.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/​25) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Nikon Z
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Nikon Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.10x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.5 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - f/16
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 46.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x 0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x 1.02x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots (76,800 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto (2 types), Cloudy, Shade, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Kelvin Color Temperature (2,500K-10,000K), Preset manual; Fine tuning available.
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor Matrix metering; Center-weighted (weight of approximately 75% given to 8mm circle in center of frame or weighting can be based on average of entire frame; Spot: meters circle with diameter of about 3.5mm (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point; Highlight-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports,Night portrait, Flash off, Auto Depth-of-field AE Custom: U1, U2; Scene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach / Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset; Special Effects: Night Vision, Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II: Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro Fill flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Rear-curtain sync, Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Flash off; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.2 m / 30.2 ft. 7.0 m / 23.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent GN=7m/22ft at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG .NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit; RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with mono linear PCM audio in MOV container MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.42  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.42  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 4  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.76  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.9 11.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 17  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.0 11.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 3  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.4 11.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 1  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.93 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.099 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.134 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.32 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.113 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Optical Viewfinder: Wide-area AF lag: 0.190s Live View AF lags: Phase Detect = 1.244s Contrast Detect = 0.927s Prefocused = 0.099s  
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.8 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 700 shots 280 shots
Battery Life, Video:   75 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10 Proprietary EN-EL25
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary EN-EL25 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional, Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, Video Snapshot Task, PhotoStitch)  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.4+  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Feature Guide, Basic + Function, Video Snapshot, 720p Movies.