overview Color depth

Color depth Color depth
23.5 bits

Color depth is measured in bits, the better a camera's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish.

Snapsort uses metrics from DXOMark to determine how good a camera's color depth is. DXOMark only benchmarks cameras that shoot RAW, which covers most DSLRs and a few high-end digicams.

Learn more about color depth.

Compared To Compared to recent DSLRs

Out of 20 recent DSLRs, 11 have (significantly) better color depth than the Nikon D3S.

Nikon D3S
23.5 bits
Best
25.7 bits
Average
23.3 bits
Min
21.7 bits