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Nikon D3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 462 reviews of Nikon D3. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the screen and price. The usability and image quality also get good views, whereas there are some mixed views about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon D3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Nikon D3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the battery and design are on the whole positive. The performance and image quality are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the reliability and price. Views are divided on the usability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon D3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 user reviews of Nikon D3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the color and image quality. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews about the size and portability are mixed. Many are critical about the shutter.

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98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Jackson Lynch (wired.com)

Review: Nikon D3

 

Nikon's quest for speed spawned the Usain Bolt of DSLRs, keen on showboatin' a full-frame, 12.1-megapixel image sensor that fires up to nine frames per...

High-ISO shooting is fantastic, with low noise, even at ISO 3200. In-camera RAW conversion. Live-view function is the best of the top-end DSLRs. Dual CF card capability

So many functions it could take a lifetime to nail them all. No dust-busting sensor-cleaning system

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (cnet.com)

Nikon D3 review: Nikon D3

 

Nikon D3

Full-frame sensor; well designed, pro-level weather-sealed body; very low noise, even at extremely high ISOs; fast.

Resolution lags far behind the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III and Sony's forthcoming 24-megapixel dSLR.

Nikon's flagship dSLR packs a full-frame 12-megapixel sensor and is a highly versatile imaging powerhouse that lets photographers create images previously impossible to capture.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Simon Joinson , Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Nikon D3 In-depth Review

 

The professional Nikon D 'single digit' series of digital SLR's started life back in June 1999 with the groundbreaking D1. Groundbreaking because it was the digital SLR that broke Kodak's stranglehold on the digital SLR market and fundamentally brought...

Class-leading high ISO performance and incredibly versatile ISO 100-12,800 sensitivity range Very good resolution and detail without looking over-processed Better balanced noise reduction than most; more chroma NR, less luminance NR (film-like grain)...

No timed mirror lock-up function (could be automatic with self-timer) Focus points somewhat concentrated in the center of the frame Metering struggles to keep up if you shoot at the very fastest continuous rate (i.e. in manual focus mode at 9fps or...

When we first saw the D3 before it was officially launched I'll admit there were some raised eyebrows, and the first question was 'is this a replacement for the D2Hs, the D2X, both or neither?'. The truth of course is that it's not that simple, and...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Nikon D3

 

Preview of the Nikon D3.

Jul, 2007

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Nikon D3 Review

 

With a new, Nikon-developed 12.1 megapixel FX format CMOS sensor plus selectable ISO extending all the way up to ISO 6400 and a HI option equivalent to ISO 25600, making it not only a rapid shooter but one capable of best-in-class low light...

The Nikon D3 has got to be the top choice for anyone wanting high quality, rapid-fire image capture, or extremely low light photography without flash, who is not otherwise wedded to the Canon system. Press sports and news photographers are the...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Shawn Barnett, Dave Etchells, and Siegfried Weidel (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon D3 Digital Camera - First Shots - The Imaging Resource!

 

And stay tuned for more over the coming days

Exceptional shutter response ; 12.1-megapixel FX format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor provides full frame focal lengths without taxing your existing storage system ; Very fast (in fact the fastest available) burst speed of 9 fps at full FX resolution ;...

12.1-megapixels may not be sufficient for some applications ; DX mode only 5-megapixels ; ISO below 200 disappoints ; Poor auto white balance in incandescent lighting ; No automated sensor filter cleaning ; Not an inconspicuous design ; 43.7 ounces...

Pro photographers just got a new option for full-frame digital photography: the Nikon D3 digital SLR camera. Not only will it make their old Nikon glass fully usable again, but it's now the fastest digital SLR on the market -- with some limitations

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : Digital Camera-HQ (digitalcamera-hq.com)

Nikon D3

 

Sure to be a blockbuster, the Nikon D3 is a remarkable professional-grade digital SLR, with a number of new and exciting features that will have photography buffs drooling. The D3 is a full-frame camera, capturing the entire image field with every...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Misty Faucheux (brighthub.com)

Nikon D-3 Review

 

The Nikon D-3 SLR Camera has a lot of professional features and is still one of the top of the line cameras available despite having been out for a couple of years. While professionals will enjoy all the bells and whistles, amateurs could get...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Photocrati Staff (photocrati.com)

Nikon D3 Review Round-Up

 

Pro photographers just got a new option for full-frame digital photography: the Nikon D3 digital SLR camera. Not only will it make their old Nikon glass fully usable again, but it's now the fastest digital SLR on the market — with some limitations. As...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : ketyung (techchee.com)

Nikon D3 dubbed as Usain Bolt of DSLRs

 

The Nikon D3 is dubbed as the Usain Bolt of DSLRs. For those who are not into sport, just a short note about the guy Usain Bolt - he is the world's fastest man

Oct, 2008

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