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

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon D700

87

Nikon D3100

51

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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
197 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×97×74 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.9"

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

$1,628 - $1,997 body only

$2,479 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,266 - $1,497 body only

$1,897 with 24-85mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$876 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Thickness Thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$274 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$317 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Thickness Thicker

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