Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S vs Nikon D3200

Winner
Nikon D3S

143

Nikon D3200

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3S

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
3,253 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.2 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3S.

competitors

Nikon D3S Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,532 - $1,897 body only

$2,150 - $2,397 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,699 - $1,997 body only

$2,597 with 16-80mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3

Nikon D3

Pro DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$431 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$390 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$364 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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