Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D3 vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D3 vs Nikon D7000

Winner
Nikon D3

126

Nikon D7000

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,290 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
88 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D3 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,531 - $1,797 body only

$2,221 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$3,764 body only

Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
Size Significantly smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$470 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$697 - $699 body only

$997 with 18-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$784 - $997 body only

$1,115 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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Paul (3:42 PM, November 24, 2014)
wow where can I find a D3 body for 883,51 euro