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Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera - Red w/18-55mm NIKKOR VR Lens (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Used - NIKON D3 12.1MP DIGITAL SLR FX FULL FRAME CAMERA BODY/USED/$1 (Used) - on
$143.50
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Used - Nikon D3 FX DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
$740.00
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Used - Nikon D3S 12.1 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 24fps 720p HD Video Capability (Body Only)
$998.00
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Refurbished - Nikon D3 FX DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
$1,299.96
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Refurbished - Nikon D3S 12.1 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD and 24fps 720p HD Video Capability (Body Only)
$1,395.00
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KEH Camera Outlet
Used - Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Body {12.1 M/P} SHUTTER COUNT 144,705 (Used) - on
$754.00
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Used - Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Body {12.1 M/P} (Shutter count_144,099) (Used) - on
$754.00
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Used - Nikon D3 12.1MP Digital Camera Body (Shutter Count_ 133,455) (Used) - on
$1,035.00
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Used - Nikon D3S 12.1MP Digital Camera Body (Shutter Count_ 314,429) (Used) - on
$1,672.00
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Used - Nikon D3 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera Body #507 (Used) - on
$776.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera Body #415 (Used) - on
$1,312.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera Body #367 (Used) - on
$1,570.00
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Used - Nikon D3 12.1 MP Digital SLR Professional FX Series Camera (Used)
$849.99
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Used - Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Body CLEARANCE SALE (Used)
$860.88
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Used - Nikon D3s body USA version excellent used condition! 14k shutter count  (Used)
$880.00
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Used - Nikon D3 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera 70k Shutter Count - Black Body Only - Nice! (Used)
$881.95
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Used - Nikon D3 Body (Used)
$925.00
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Used - Nikon D3 12.1MP DSLR (Body Only) (Used)
$935.00
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Used - Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Black Body "Shutter count 28700" (Used)
$950.00
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Used - Nikon D3s Body (Used)
$999.00
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Used - Nikon D3S  USA Model Camera (Used)
$999.00
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Used - Nikon D3 FX 12.1 MP Digital DSLR Camera (Body Only) (Used)
$999.99
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Used - Nikon D3 Full Frame (FX) DSLR Pro Camera Body - Low Clicks! (Used)
$1,095.95
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Used - NIKON D3 FX 12.1MP 3"SCREEN DIGITAL SLR CAMERA BODY (Used)
$1,145.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Low Shutter ** USA Model (Used)
$1,289.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Very Low Shutter (20K) ** USA Model (Used)
$1,299.00
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Used - Nikon D3 FX 12.1MP Digital SLR DSLR Camera Body 12.1 Megapixel Original Box (Used)
$1,299.99
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Used - Used -Nikon D3 DSLR Camera - body only (Used)
$1,300.00
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Used - Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Black Body w/ Box Shutter count 24000 From Japan (Used)
$1,359.99
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera kit - 22,134 Shutter Count (Used)
$1,499.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Rare PRO Upgrade USA Low Click             (Used)
$1,699.95
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Used - [EXCELLENT+++] Nikon D3 (SHUTTER COUNT ONLY_ 193000) Body from Japan (Used) - on
$890.52
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Used - NIKON D3 FX 12.1MP 3"SCREEN DIGITAL SLR CAMERA BODY - SHUTTER COUNT_ 12665 (Used) - on
$1,299.99
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Used - Nikon D3 12MP DIGITAL CAMERA BODY ONLY W/ Battery&Charger - SHUTTER COUNT_ 18457 (Used) - on
$1,409.99
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Used - Nikon D3S Digital SLR Camera Body (Used #197663) (Used) - on
$1,330.00
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Used - Nikon D3S FX 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) - Body Only w/ Box, More #2040691 (Used) - on
$1,399.99
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1MP FX Full-Frame Digital SLR - Body Only SC_ 43,497 #2006794 (Used) - on
$1,699.99
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Used - Excellent-!! Nikon D3S 12.1MP Full Frame Digital SLR Camera w/ Box from Japan (Used) - on
$1,439.00
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Used - Nikon D3s 12.1MP Digital SLR Camera Black Body Great from Japan Free Shipping (Used) - on
$1,648.00
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Nikon D3 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon D3 number 20 across all digital cameras.
99
Reviews
71 Reviews + 19 Awards
93
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has excellent expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 97%, based on 71 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Wide range of magnifications depending on lens used

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Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 56% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $468.01 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon D3 of £188.12 ($188.12) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $279.89.

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D3 of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon d3100185555200kit, nikon d3400twolenskit, nikon d31001855mmkit, nikon vba190ae, nikon 25466, nikon f456g, nikon 25434, nikon 1573

Barcodes:

00018208254347, 00018208254668, 00018208254729, 00018208254804, 00018208914425, 05050053611703

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