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

Nikon D90 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Nikon D3000

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

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

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$410 body only

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$541 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
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
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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