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Nikon D3X versus Sony Alpha 900

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Nikon D3X

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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88
Portrait
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24.7 bits
Landscape
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13.7 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1992 ISO
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Sony Alpha 900

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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79
Portrait
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23.7 bits
Landscape
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12.3 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1431 ISO
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Nikon D3X

Manufacturer specifications

Type Professional 
Announced 2008-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 9172  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 6080 x 4044  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.59  
Sensor size (mm) 24.0 x 35.9 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 5.9  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.00 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 5  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  no 
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Dust cleaningyes 
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Sony Alpha 900

Manufacturer specifications

Type Professional 
Announced 2008-09-09 
Indicative price (USD) 3000  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 6080 x 4048  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.61  
Sensor size (mm) 24.0 x 36.0 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 5.9  
Bits per pixel 12 
Focal length multiplier 1.00 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Focal Plane,vertical-transversal, with electronic control 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 5  
Live view  no 
Stabilization  yes 
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Dust cleaningyes 
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Nikon D3X

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Nikkor AF Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon

Sigma 14mm F2.8 EX Aspherical HSM Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.2 Nikon

Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX Nikon

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Nikkor AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Nikkor AF Zoom-Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED

Nikkor AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D

Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T 21mm f/2.8 ZF2 Nikon

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Nikon

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Nikon

Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR

Nikkor AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED

Nikkor AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF

Nikkor AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED

Nikkor AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED

Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2.8 ZF2 Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G

Nikkor AF Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D

Sigma 28mm F1.8 EX DG ASP Macro Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon

Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] Nikon

Nikkor AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Tamron AF 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] Macro Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED

Nikkor AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Nikon

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

Nikkor AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikkor AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon

Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon

Zeiss Planar T 50mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon

Sigma 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Nikon

Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 Nikon

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G

Nikkor AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D

Nikkor AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED

Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Nikon

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Nikon

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO HSM Nikon

Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon

Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO Nikon

Nikkor AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikkor AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO Macro Super II Nikon

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS Nikon

Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO-M DG Macro Nikon

Tamron SP 70-300 F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikkor AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G

Nikkor AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G

Nikkor AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Nikon

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon

Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon

Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Nikon

Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO Nikon

Tokina AT-X M100 AF PRO D AF 100mm f/2.8 Nikon

Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon

Nikkor AF DC-Nikkor 105mm f/2D

Nikkor AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon

Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S Nikon

Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon

Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon

Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO OS HSM Nikon

Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 Nikon

Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon

Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Nikon

Nikkor AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Nikkor AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D ED-IF

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR

Nikkor AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR
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