Canon EOS 1300D vs Canon EOS R3

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1300D and Canon EOS R3. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS 1300D
Canon EOS R3


These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS 1300D were released 2016 and Canon EOS R3 was released 2021. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS 1300D Canon 2016
Canon EOS R3 Canon 2021

Type of camera

Canon EOS 1300D is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R3 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1300D has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS R3 has a "FF"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS 1300D 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS R3 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)


Canon EOS 1300D has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R3 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS 1300D 18 MP 17915904 5184 3456
Canon EOS R3 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS R3 has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1300D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R3 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1300D. Canon EOS R3 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS 1300D has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1300D 100-6400
Canon EOS R3 100-102400

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R3 belong to the Canon EOS R-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1300D
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R3

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 1300D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R3 can shoot up to 30 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1300D 3
Canon EOS R3 30

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 1300D and Canon EOS R3 can shoot movies.


The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS R3 weighs 1015 gr (equal to 2,24 lb) which is 109% heavier than Canon EOS 1300D and its 485 gr (or 1,07 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS 1300D 485 gr 1,07 lb
Canon EOS R3 1015 gr 2,24 lb