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Nikon D3X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 213 reviews of Nikon D3X. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and durability. The usability and image quality are also appreciated. There are mixed views on the focus and video. There are some less positive reviews about the energy efficiency and flash.

performance, image quality, usability, durability, reliability

price, portability, stabilizer , flash, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D3X 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 D3X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Nikon D3X from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the glare and performance. The image quality and design are also appreciated.

portability, design, image quality, performance, glare

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

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon D3X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Nikon D3X from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability and durability. The reliability and performance also get good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the shutter and portability.

price, performance, reliability, durability, usability

portability, shutter

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Nikon D3X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Nikon D3X from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

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

Jul, 2020

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Nikon D3x reviewed: unmatched image quality, steep price tag

 

While all of the Nikon D3x previews from December largely heaped praise on the camera, Thomas Hogan's recent review is decidedly more evenhanded. Though lauded for what he calls the best image quality of any DSLR on the market, its $8000 price tag ...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Lars Rehm (dpreview.com)

Nikon D3x Review

 

Ever since the simultaneous announcement of the Nikon D1H and D1X back in 2001 Nikon's professional D 'single digit' series has been split into two - the X series designed for high resolution applications such as fashion or landscape photography and...

At low ISOs clean, artifact-free output with class-leading pixel-level detail ; Resolution up with the very best ; Efficient D-Lighting preserves extra highlight detail (although the effect is fairly subtle) ; Good High ISO/noise performance, usable...

Self-Timer cannot be used in Live-View ; Image parameters only offer limited latitude of adjustment ; Unreliable Auto White Balance in artificial light ; Steep JPEG tone curve can lead to clipped highlights ; Slight tendency to overexpose flash images...

The D3X takes the crown as the king of the high resolution DSLRs, leapfrogging the Canon EOS-1D Mk III and offering breathtaking image quality when shot under optimal conditions. Putting aside the eye-watering price it's hard to find much to complain...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Nikon D3x

 

Is the Nikon D3x Digital SLR Camera right for you? Learn all you need to know about the Nikon D3x Digital SLR Camera in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!

May, 2020

Expert review by (the-digital-picture.com)

Nikon D3x Digital SLR Camera

 

This Nikon D3x Digital SLR Camera review page was included in a bulk upload of review pages for all current Nikon DSLR lenses. This page is required by the database and content management systems for me to post information and features to the Nikon D3x...

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Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Nikon D3x Review

 

The Nikon D3x is the highest resolution digital SLR camera currently available, offering a massive 24.6 megapixels courtesy of its full-frame FX format CMOS sensor. The D3x is largely based on the 12 megapixel D3 camera, retaining the same 51-point AF...

It's fair to say from our findings that the Nikon D3x is pretty much a re-badged D3 with twice the pixel count but a slower continuous shooting speed; therefore the D3 remains alongside it as a valued component of the range in its own right. It's worth...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Michael R. Tomkins and Siegfried Weidelich (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon D3X Digital Camera - First Shots - The Imaging Resource!

 

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For its first full-frame digital SLR, Nikon took a balanced approach with a camera that offered excellent overall performance, but didn't significantly raise the bar in resolution. With the D3X, Nikon has made its mark on the high-res full-frame market...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Pop Photo (popphoto.com)

Nikon D3X: Camera Test

 

You've read it here before: Megapixels aren't everything. Now that the 24.5MP Nikon D3X ($8,000, street, body only) has become the third full-frame DSLR to break the 20MP barrier, how well does that simple truth hold up? Very well indeed. As we pointed...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Philip Ryan (popphoto.com)

Camera Test: Nikon D3X

 

You've read it here before: Megapixels aren't everything. Now that the 24.5MP Nikon D3X ($8,000, street, body only) has become the third full-frame DSLR to break the 20MP barrier, how well does that simple truth hold up? Very well indeed

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Tim Barribeau (washingtonpost.com)

Nikon D3x

 

The Nikon D3x is the company's latest high-end SLR, designed for studio use. This model costs $7999 without lens, and weighs a massive 43 oz (1.2kg), as it's meant to spend most of its life on a tripod rather than carried around your neck. The D3x is...

The D3x viewfinder offers 100% field of view, a rarity among SLR cameras, which means that what you see through it is exactly what will be recorded in the image. It also has three LCD screens, one monochrome on the top, another monochrome on the back...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Tim Barribeau (reviewed.com)

Nikon D3x

 

Designed for studio use, and tested well, but generally scored a bit lower than the D700

A 24.5 megapixel full-frame sensor; Good color and long exposure scores

Small ISO range; Subpar dynamic range

If you’re working in a studio, with a consistent, known setup, this amount of customization is invaluable. The ability to tailor the camera to ideally fit your situation means less time is spent tweaking controls on the fly, and more time spent getting...

Apr, 2009

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