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Nikon D3
Nikon D600
Top 33%1,621 points
Top 33%
Top 14%2,087 points
Top 14%
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
Top specs and features

Nikon D3 vs Nikon D600: 66 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.92x more megapixels (main camera).
12.87MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.7MP

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
35.9 x 24mm

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
Canon EOS R: 5655
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5.5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2290ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
2980ISO

6. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. 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
900shots

8. 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
94

9. weight

480g lighter.
1.24kg
HTC Re: 65.5g
760g

10. 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
1/4000s

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25.1bits

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
12% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
32% have it

15. 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
14.2Evs

16. 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
Nikon D600
46% have it

17. 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
Nikon D600
73% have it

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
9% have it

19. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
16% have it

20. battery power

31.58% more battery power.
2500mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1900mAh

21. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
27% have it

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
26% have it

23. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
27% have it

24. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
20% have it

25. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D3
Nikon D600
54% have it

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