Nikon DF vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon DF

100

Nikon D3100

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon DF

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5.5 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon DF.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Nikon DF Competitors

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,999 - $2,797 body only

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

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Nikon D3100 Competitors

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Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Thicker

discussion

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