Nikon D5100/D3200 - Canon T3i
All 3 cameras are aimed at the same customer.
The D3200 is not a lower grade model.
The D3200 is the newest (by 1 yr) of the bunch.
The D5100 andT3i are the same age and about equal
The D3200 has continuous focus which is a good feature to have for video.
Of the three, it does not have a flip out LCD screen
You will be pleased with any of the three.