Summary Nikon D3X

Prices Price
Body only
$7,037 - $7,045
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 7
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 8
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Megapixels
Help 24.4 MP
Movie format
Help Unknown
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

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The Nikon D3X vs other recent DSLRs

Color depth Good color depth Help
24.7 bits
Startup delay Short startup delay Help
300 ms startup delay
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Focus points Many focus points Help
51
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
161 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
4400 shots
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,992 ISO
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
88.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13.7 EV
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.70x
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second

Cons

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The Nikon D3X vs other recent DSLRs

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Size Quite large Help
Large 160x157x88 mm
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor Help
May require cleaning
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Announced Old Help
December, 2008
Weight Very heavy Help
1,260 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$7,037.49
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
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The Nikon D3X vs other recent pro DSLRs

Screen size Small screen Help
3.0"
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
15
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO

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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)
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