Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D70

Winner
Nikon D3100

100

Nikon D70

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D70

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D70.

competitors

Nikon D3100 Competitors

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Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Thicker

Nikon D70 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$398 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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Avatar for Jasper Jasper (6:23 PM, September 15, 2013)
Nikon D70 was brilliant at its time and in the hands of a connaisseur still will make beautiful pictures. Prices dropped to unbelievable levels second hand.
 
ho u (7:02 AM, August 03, 2013)
nikon d70 winner because ... ...... thank you