Nikon D3
Nikon D3
Top 35%1,695 points
Top 35%
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Nikon D3: 59 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.87MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.9 x 36mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

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.
51
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2290ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

6. weight

1.24kg
HTC Re: 65.5g

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
81
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
4300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

12. width

159.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
922k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

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.
12.2Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

15. height

157mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

16. volume

2191.13cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

17. thickness

87.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

18. battery power

2500mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

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.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

22. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D3
30% have it

23. has a touch screen

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

24. 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

25. has GPS

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