Updated (July 2008): Compare the Nikon D3 vs Nikon D700

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3

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Nikon D700

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Nikon D3

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Thin
Thickness
3"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
197 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Battery life
Great battery life
4300 shots
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
88 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

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

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
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
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
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
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

Nikon D3 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$949 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Weight Slightly lighter
Battery life Slightly 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
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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