• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon T6i advantages over Samsung NX3300

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    346k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Samsung NX3300 advantages over Canon T6i

  • Less expensive
    $476 vs $599
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.29 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 77 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Review Excerpt

  • Highest resolution Canon APS-C camera yet; Improved dynamic range over T5i; Good high ISO performance for its class; Very fast autofocus; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC; Touchscreen tilt/swivel LCD.

  • Shallow buffer depth with RAW files; Below average battery life; No Servo AF in Live View; No 60p video frame rate.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D3400

Canon T6i
Nikon D3400
  • $665
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Samsung NX3300
Nikon D3400
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Canon T6i
Samsung NX2000
  • $665
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX2000
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Nikon D5500

Canon T6i
Nikon D5500
  • $665
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
Samsung NX3300
Nikon D5500
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Pentax K-3 II

Canon T6i
Pentax K-3 II
  • $665
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $845
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Samsung NX3300
Pentax K-3 II
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $845
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Canon T6i
Canon EOS M10
  • $665
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Samsung NX3300
Canon EOS M10
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $724
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
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