Updated (July 2009): Compare the Nikon D3000 vs Nikon D90

Nikon D90 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D90

134

Nikon D3000

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

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.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,181 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$390 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Nikon D90
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D3000
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Abdessamad-er (4:55 PM, January 24, 2012)
Mercii :)