Canon EOS Rebel T3i vs Nikon Z50
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel T3i and Nikon Z50. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS Rebel T3i is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon Z50 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS Rebel T3i were released 2011 and Nikon Z50 was released 2019. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||2011|
Type of camera
Canon EOS Rebel T3i is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z50 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T3i has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon Z50 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon Z50||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Canon EOS Rebel T3i has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z50 has 21 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||
5184 x 3456
5568 x 3712
Nikon Z50 has a 15 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel T3i. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Nikon Z50 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel T3i. Nikon Z50 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Rebel T3i has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||100-12800|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z50
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T3i can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z50 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||3,7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Canon EOS Rebel T3i and Nikon Z50 can shoot movies.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Canon EOS Rebel T3i weighs 570 gr (equal to 1,26 lb) which is 27% heavier than Nikon Z50 and its 450 gr (or 0,99 lb).
|Canon EOS Rebel T3i||570 gr
|Nikon Z50||450 gr