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Advantages of the Nikon D610

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True resolution
Much higher true resolution
24.2 MP vs 12.1 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Weight
Significantly lighter
760 g vs 1,074 g
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Around 30% lighter
Size
Smaller
141×113×82 mm vs 147×123×77 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$789.99 vs $1,590.99
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The best price we've seen is $801 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon D700

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Focus points
More focus points
51 vs 39
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.72x vs 0.70x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3" vs 3.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
1000 shots vs 900 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              D6100.70x
              D7000.72x
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
              Autofocuses with more lenses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              Common Weaknesses
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              D610260 ms
              D700197 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              D610300 ms
              D700400 ms
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              D6103.2"
              D7003"
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Weight Heavy Help
              D610760 g
              D7001,074 g
              Size Large Help
              D610141×113×82 mm
              D700147×123×77 mm
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              D6101080p @ 30fps
              D700None
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              D610921k dots
              D700922k dots

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              D610$789.99
              D700$1,590.99
              Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              D61024.2 MP
              D70012.1 MP
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              D6106 fps
              D7005 fps

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