Nikon D3X vs Nikon D90

Winner
Nikon D3X

86

Nikon D90

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3X

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,992 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
88.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.63x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3X.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D3X Competitors

Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

$5,590 body only

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,799 - $1,997 body only

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

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,332 - $2,797 body only

$3,060 - $3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$1,052 - $1,097 body only

$1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$329 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

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