Nikon D3
Nikon D3
Top 32%1,066 points
Top 32%
Top specs and features

Nikon D3: 59 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. weight

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. width

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon D3
46% have it

20. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon D3
17% have it

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D3
23% have it

23. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D3
72% have it

24. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D3
15% have it

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D3
19% have it

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