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

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D3100

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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
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
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

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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
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Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Nikon D3100 Competitors

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Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$677 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Thickness Thicker
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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
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Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

Startup delay Less startup delay
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen

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