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

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3

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Nikon D700

100

Nikon D3

99

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
Thin
Thickness
3"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
9 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
88 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
4300 shots
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

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 D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,496 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,480 - $1,497 body only

$1,658 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,072 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

Nikon D3 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,480 - $1,497 body only

$1,658 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$2,495 body only

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,496 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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