Nikon D3X with Nikon D2Xs Comparison

Nikon D3X and Nikon D2Xs Main Features

  • February, 2009
  • June, 2006
  • 25 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 100 - 800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 8.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 160 x 157 x 88 mm, 1260g.
  • 158 x 150 x 86 mm, 1200g.
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Nikon D2Xs with Nikon D3X Overview

Let's compare D3X with D2Xs. Both cameras produced Nikon. These models are included in the Pro DSLR cameras. Nikon D3X was released in 2009, and Nikon D2Xs in 2006. D3X is newer, which is a plus. D2Xs 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of D3X is greater than that of D2Xs. The difference of 13 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Nikon D3X has a larger 3-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon D3X has 8.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon D3X has 8.0 fps continuous shooting.

General D3X D2Xs
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model D3X D2Xs
Announced February, 2009 June, 2006
Body Type Large SLR Large SLR
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1.5
Number of Lenses 305 305
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels 235k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7 0.57
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 51 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor Size Full frame APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.9 x 24 mm 23.7 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 861.6 mm² 372.1 mm²
Sensor Resolution 25 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 6048 x 4032 4288 x 2848
Max Native ISO 1600 800
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400 3200
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
Max Video Resolution None None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Center Weighted
GPS Optional None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery Life 4400 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL4a
Weight 1260 g 1200 g
Physical Dimensions 160 x 157 x 88 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II) x 2, UDMA Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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