Nikon D800 vs Nikon D3X

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Nikon D3X

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3X

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
161 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
4400 shots
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3X.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$790 - $1,497 body only

$1,774 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,999 - $2,797 body only

$2,583 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price More expensive

Nikon D3X Competitors

Nikon D3

Nikon D3

Pro DSLR

$784 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$709 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Much smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Much smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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