Nikon D3X vs Nikon D7100

Winner
Nikon D3X

100

Nikon D7100

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3X

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,992 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
High true resolution
True resolution
24.4 MP
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
161 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3X.

competitors

Nikon D3X Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,379 - $1,797 body only

$1,956 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,188 - $2,797 body only

$2,900 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,198 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$549 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$519 - $647 body only

$614 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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