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

Nikon D3 vs Nikon D7000

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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
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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

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Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$1,179 body only

Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
Size Significantly smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$3,878 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

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

Nikon D7000 Competitors

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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
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Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,037 with 18-55mm, 70-300mm lenses

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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