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Nikon D3

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A multi award winning and fully featured 12.1 megapixel camera
SLR 12.1MP Jun 2016
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Nikon D3 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon D3 number 320 across all digital cameras.
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65 Reviews + 19 Awards
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Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has exceptional expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 65 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report product quality, superior technical features and good picture quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite low megapixel

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11 Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras.

The authors at review sites Digicam Buyer.co.uk, CNET.com and CNET.com.au all said that this camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this Nikon digital camera was great. Ephotozine and DP Review both gave this digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

This camera was given a "Best Buy" award by website Best4reviews.com who decided that this Nikon camera would make a great purchase.

Tipa.com gave this camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award", EISA.eu gave it an "EISA" award and it received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

This digital camera received a "Hot Product" award from Pocket Lint and it received a "Hot Buy" award from Stuff.tv.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 95% based on 27 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and CNET.com. This means that experts think this digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

D3 owners on average rated this camera as terrific. 16 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this Nikon camera in the top 15% of all the cameras when ranked by average owner review score.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Two owners who purchased the Nikon D3 mentioned that it was not good value for money.

Very Good Brand

We checked 31,432 user and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

  • The two things that someone who makes a living in photography looks for in any new camera is quality and “what can this camera do for me?”…
  • The quality is simply outstanding…
    S. D. Perry (Amazon) - January 2008
  • Image quality is magnificent…

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features.

  • It has a feature set to make the mouth water too…
    Macworld.co.uk November 2008
  • Just get one and you'll understand! It has a TON of incredible features.
    S. D. Perry (Amazon) - January 2008

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four people considered that the product was able to produce good images and two people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. The Nikon D3 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

It was June 2016 when this Nikon digital camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vba180ab, nikon vba270ae, nikon vba190ae, nikon nikon

Barcodes:

00000001624083, 00000001628547, 00000001629181, 00000001629282, 00000001630621, 00000001631593, 00000001631814, 00000001632541, 00018208254347

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