63points

Nikon D3

55points

Nikon D700

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60 facts in comparison

Nikon D3 vs Nikon D700

Nikon D3
Nikon D700

Why is Nikon D3 better than Nikon D700?

  • 3300shots longer battery life
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    4300shotsvs1000shots
  • 1.8x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    9fpsvs5fps
  • 1 better image quality
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    81vs80
  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
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    100%vs95%
  • Has timelapse function
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  • 2k dots higher resolution (screen)
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    922k dotsvs920k dots
  • 1.67x more battery power
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    2500mAhvs1500mAh
  • Has dual card slots
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Why is Nikon D700 better than Nikon D3?

  • 0.57% lower noise at high ISO
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    2303 ISOvs2290 ISO
  • 245g lighter
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    995gvs1240g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a flash
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  • 36.46% less body volume
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    1392.24cm³vs2191.13125cm³
  • 12.5mm narrower
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    147mmvs159.5mm
  • 34mm shorter
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    123mmvs157mm
  • 10.5mm thinner
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    77mmvs87.5mm

Price comparison

Design

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
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.
3.weight

1.24kg

995g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.9 x 36mm

36 x 23.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

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.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
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.

Videography

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
2.Has timelapse function
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
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.

Audio

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

4300shots

1000shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.battery power

2500mAh

1500mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Features

1.noise

2290 ISO

2303 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
4.color depth

23.5bits

23.5bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
5.Has a remote control
Nikon D3
Nikon D700
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
6.dynamic range

12.2Evs

12.2Evs

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.

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