Summary Nikon D3X

Prices Price
Body only
$2,895
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 35.9x24mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Megapixels
Help 24.4 MP
Movie format
Help Unknown
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Nikon D3X vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.70x
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
4400 shots
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
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The Nikon D3X vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
1,992 ISO
Color depth Great color depth Help
24.7 bits
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Overall image quality Incredible overall image quality Help
88.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13.7 EV

Cons

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The Nikon D3X vs other recent DSLRs

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
161 ms shutter lag
Size Quite large Help
Large (160×157×88 mm)
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
300 ms startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
December 2008
Lowest price Expensive Help
$2,895.00
Weight Heavy Help
1,260 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Nikon D3X vs other recent pro DSLRs

Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
51
Screen size Small screen Help
3"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging

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Resellerrrr (0:46 PM, March 21, 2015)
Shutter lag of D3x is not 161ms. It is 45 milliseconds. Please rectify your data.
 
Guy (8:09 PM, December 08, 2011)
haha
 
Rayhanur (3:09 PM, May 08, 2011)
Best of the Best