Canon EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D
Verdict: The EOS Rebel T3, or 1100D, is Canon's latest entry-level DSLR. Announced in February 2011, it comes no less than two and a half years after its predecessor, the EOS Rebel XS / 1000D; indeed it's such a long time in the digital camera industry, especially for Canon, that many wondered if the company...
Pros: Good image quality that's similar to modern 14 Mpixel rivals, Quick and easy access to many settings, Live View and HD video recording (albeit at 720p only), Supplied with decent RAW and remote control software
Cons: Plasticky body with no rubber surfaces - feels cheap, Continuous shooting buffer small. Slows down for RAW, Relatively small 2.7in screen, Weaker popup flash than many rivals