Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of D3000 vs Rebel T5

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

cross type focus points and focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

D3000
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

D3000
9.2
Reviews from techradar.com, reviews.cnet.com, trustedreviews.com, sonyalpharumors.com and 4 more

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Winner
Canon EOS Rebel T5 

Camera Rocket recommends the Canon EOS Rebel T5  based on its image quality.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of D3000 vs EOS Rebel T5

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

D3000
563 ISO
EOS Rebel T5
755 ISO

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

D3000
84 ms
EOS Rebel T5
113 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

D3000
3 fps
EOS Rebel T5
3 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

D3000
550 photos
EOS Rebel T5
500 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

D3000
22.3 bits
EOS Rebel T5
21.9 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

D3000
11.1 ev
EOS Rebel T5
11.3 ev

Features Key features of the D3000  vs EOS Rebel T5 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

D3000
10 MP
EOS Rebel T5
18 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

D3000
3,200 ISO
EOS Rebel T5
12,800 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

D3000
0.52x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

D3000
37.2 microns
EOS Rebel T5
18.5 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

D3000  vs
EOS Rebel T5 
Type CCD CMOS
Megapixels 10 MP 18 MP
Resolution 3872 x 2592 4896 x 3672
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.6 x 15.8 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.6x
Pixel size 37.2 microns 18.5 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 1,600 ISO 100 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 1,600 ISO to 3,200 ISO 6,400 ISO to 12,800 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes No

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 11 9
Cross type focus points 1 1
Supports continuous No No

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentamirror Pentamirror
Coverage 95% 95%
Magnification 0.8x 0.8x
Viewfinder size 0.52x 0.5x

performance

Max continuous shooting 3 fps 3 fps
Battery life 550 500
Continuous shooting
3 fps, JPEG
Shutter lag 84 ms 113 ms

video

D3000  vs
EOS Rebel T5 
Video None 1920 x 1080 @ 29.97 fps
Shoots video in 24p N/A No
Shoots high speed video N/A No
External mic jack N/A None
Autofocus while shooting video N/A Contrast detection
Autofocus type N/A Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous N/A Yes

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 230 k dots 460 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view No Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 126 x 97 x 64 mm 129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9 mm
Thickness 64 mm 77.9 mm
Weight 485 g 480 g
Is weather sealed No No

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No No
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization
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