Updated (August 2010): Compare the Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D700

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon D700

127

Nikon D3100

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,303 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,376 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,047 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$2,199 with 24-85mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$359 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$269 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Thickness Thicker
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

discussion

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