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

Nikon D3 vs Nikon D7000

Winner
Nikon D3

124

Nikon D7000

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,290 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
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

Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$101 body only

Size Significantly smaller
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

$700 body only

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,600 - $3,099 body only

$3,239 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

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

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
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