Nikon D800 vs Nikon D3X

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3X

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
161 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
4400 shots
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 D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3X.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,199 - $2,797 body only

$3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
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Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Nikon D3X Competitors

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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$6,497 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Lower true resolution

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