Compared to The best recent digital cameras

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D3S #39 39 58
Sony Alpha a9 #27 39 46
Nikon D3S Sony Alpha a9
Score Score
Misc
Popularity 5.0 10.0
Lens
Wide angle 0.0 0.0
Aperture 0.0 0.0
Telephoto lenses 0.0 0.0
Sensor
Sensor size 27.3 27.3
Light sensitivity 1.4 2.7
Light sensitivity (boost) 2.3 0.0
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality 36.4 0.0
Screen
Screen resolution 7.3 11.8
Screen size 10.0 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 4.5
Movies
Movie format 4.1 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 7.3
Continuous shooting 0.7 1.6
Total 94.3 75.2
Best total 162.5 162.5
Score 58 46
Nikon D3S Sony Alpha a9
Score Weight Score Weight
Misc
Popularity
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12 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0 22 10.0 × 100.0 = 10.0
Lens
Wide angle
Help
N/A 0.0 × 45.5 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 45.5 = 0.0
Aperture
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N/A 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Telephoto lenses
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N/A 0.0 × 22.7 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 22.7 = 0.0
Sensor
Sensor size
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Full frame 36x23.9mm 60.0 × 45.5 = 27.3 APS-H 35.6x23.8mm 60.0 × 45.5 = 27.3
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 5.0 × 27.3 = 1.4 204,800 ISO 10.0 × 27.3 = 2.7
Light sensitivity (boost)
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102,400 ISO 25.0 × 9.1 = 2.3 Unknown 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality
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82.0 80.0 × 45.5 = 36.4 Unknown 0.0 × 45.5 = 0.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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921k dots 40.0 × 18.2 = 7.3 1,440k dots 65.0 × 18.2 = 11.8
Screen size
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3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0 3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0 Yes 100.0 × 4.5 = 4.5
Movies
Movie format
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720p @ 24fps 15.0 × 27.3 = 4.1 Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
Help
None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 9.1 = 7.3
Continuous shooting
Help
9 fps 15.0 × 4.5 = 0.7 20 fps 35.0 × 4.5 = 1.6
Total 94.3 Total 75.2
Best total 162.5 Best total 162.5
Nikon D3S Score 58 Sony Alpha a9 Score 46