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T3i vs D3200 for a beginner DSLR

by Ara_B / February 24, 2013 5:07 PM PST

Hello, I'm new to DSLRs but I love photographing and have the hobby to take pro pics, so I decided to upgrade to a DSLR.

I am confused between Nikon D3200 & Canon t3i, so which one do you recommend me?

And do both cameras support all lenses? Cause as I read on Nikon's, Nikon only supports specific lenses... But am not sure about Canon's too...


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Nikon - Canon
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / February 24, 2013 11:19 PM PST

Your question goes back to the old, old, old unsolved argument of which is better; Nikon or Cannon.
It is still unsolved.

As for lenses:
The T3i can handle all EOS lenses
The D3200 can handle all lenses, but it will not autofocus on the older lenses that require a focus motor built into the camera. All of the newer lenses have focus motors built into the lens.

Either way there are more than enough lenses available.

Get your hands on both cameras and buy the one that feels right to you.


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by PistonCupChampion / February 25, 2013 12:30 AM PST

If you decide Nikon over Canon, your money is better spent on the D5100 than the D3200.

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T3i vs D3200 for a beginner DSLR
by georgallen / February 26, 2013 7:06 PM PST

Nikon D3200 is great from my way.

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