Updated (October, 2013): Compare the Nikon D400 vs Nikon D610

Nikon D600

Nikon D600

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Nikon D400

Nikon D400

     

Reasons to buy the Nikon D600

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,980 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
94.0
Large sensor
Sensor size
Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D400

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
205 lenses
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
 

differences

Advantages of the Nikon D400

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Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
8 fps vs 5.5 fps
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Around 50% faster continuous shooting
Lens availability
Significantly more lenses available
205 lenses vs 152 lenses
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More than 30% more lenses available
Focus points
More focus points
51 vs 39
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Cross type focus points
More cross-type focus points
15 vs 9
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Grab focus in difficult situations
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Slightly lighter
800 g vs 850 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon D600

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Sensor size
Much larger sensor
Full frame 35.9x24.0mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.61x
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More than 30% larger viewfinder
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Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the D400.

similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
D400:24.1 MP
D600:24.2 MP
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Focus points Many focus points Help
D400:51
D600:39
Built-in focus motor Both have a built-in lens focus motor, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
2
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
D400:800 g
D600:850 g
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
25,600 ISO
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
921k dots

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 - $1,597 body only

$1,897 - $2,040 with 24-85mm lens

Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,097 body only

$1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Overall image quality Has slightly lower image quality
Low light performance Is significantly more noisy at high ISO
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$2,149 - $2,297 body only

$2,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,099 - $3,399 body only

$3,699 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$625 body only

$679 - $1,025 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is slightly smaller
Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
Thickness Is thinner
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

Nikon D400 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,560 body only

$1,897 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Movie format Lower resolution movies
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

Nikon D600 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,519 - $1,899 body only

$2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$4,337 body only

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Focus points More focus points
Movie format Does not take movies
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$4,210 with 28-300mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO

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