Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D3000 vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Nikon D3000

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Weight
Light-weight
485 g

galleries

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

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$949 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,048 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$950 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$533 with 18-55mm lens

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

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