Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D3200 vs Nikon D700

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3200

Winner
Nikon D700

100

Nikon D3200

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,303 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,897 body only

$2,397 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,085 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

$1,581 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 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

$324 - $749 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$379 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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E2000 (0:53 AM, January 30, 2014)
The 700
 
me (3:26 PM, June 15, 2012)
isn't the D700 old?