Compared to The best recent pro DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D800 #1 2 100
Nikon D3X #2 2 86
Nikon D800 Nikon D3X
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 90.0 60.0
Color depth 50.0 50.0
Dynamic range 50.0 47.5
Misc
Popularity 12.5 2.5
Viewfinder size 42.5 42.5
Form factor
Lens availability 17.5 17.5
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Screen
Screen resolution 10.0 10.0
Screen size 25.0 22.5
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 0.0
Continuous shooting 2.5 3.8
Total 325.0 281.3
Best total 325.0 325.0
Score 100 86
Nikon D800 Nikon D3X
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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2,979 ISO 90.0 × 100.0 = 90.0 1,992 ISO 60.0 × 100.0 = 60.0
Color depth
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25.6 bits 100.0 × 50.0 = 50.0 24.7 bits 100.0 × 50.0 = 50.0
Dynamic range
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14.4 EV 100.0 × 50.0 = 50.0 13.7 EV 95.0 × 50.0 = 47.5
Misc
Popularity
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57 25.0 × 50.0 = 12.5 5 5.0 × 50.0 = 2.5
Viewfinder size
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0.70x 85.0 × 50.0 = 42.5 0.70x 85.0 × 50.0 = 42.5
Form factor
Lens availability
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171 lenses 70.0 × 25.0 = 17.5 171 lenses 70.0 × 25.0 = 17.5
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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921k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 920k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Screen size
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3.2" 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
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4 fps 20.0 × 12.5 = 2.5 5 fps 30.0 × 12.5 = 3.8
Total 325.0 Total 281.3
Best total 325.0 Best total 325.0
Nikon D800 Score 100 Nikon D3X Score 86