Summary Nikon D3X

Prices Price
Body only $8,949 Kit Unknown
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range #n/a of 7 Among similar cameras #n/a of 8
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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
True resolution High true resolution Help
24.4 MP
Startup delay Short startup delay Help
300 ms startup delay
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
161 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
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
Focus points Many focus points Help
51
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
4400 shots
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

HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
December, 2008
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor Help
May require cleaning
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
Weight Very heavy Help
1,260 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$8,949.00
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Size Quite large Help
Large 160x157x88 mm
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Nikon D3X vs other recent pro DSLRs

Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3.0"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None

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Guy (8:09 PM, December 08, 2011)
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