Nikon D3000 vs Nikon D50

Winner
Nikon D3000

70

Nikon D50

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Great color depth
Color depth
22.3 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D50

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D50.

competitors

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$359 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker

Nikon D50 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$486 - $488

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$250 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

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