Nikon D3x vs Sony Alpha 900 ISO50-ISO6400 100% Cropped Comparison

There have been a lot of questions about the Sony and Nikon’s 24.5 Megapixel full frame sensor. Are both these sensor carrying the same capabilities? The Sony Alpha 900 retails at US$2999 while Nikon D3x retails at US$7999. Does Nikon D3x really worth that amount of investment? Nikon D3x is currently priced around three times (3x) more than Sony Alpha 900. Here we show ISO image comparison between the two cameras for you to decide.

 

ISO samples below ranges from ISO100 to ISO6400 accompanied with 100% cropped sample. Autofocus was set to center point and noise reduction is set to standard mode. Lens used was AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED for Nikon D3x and Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM for Sony Alpha 900 . ISO50 is only available on Nikon D3x All shots were taken using Program mode with auto white balance at focal length of 70mm.

1/125 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 3200 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

Below are sample images of ISO50, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600 and ISO3200 at 100% Crop of Sony Alpha 900 and Nikon D3x :

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D3x ISO50

1/1 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 50 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

D3x ISO100

1/2 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 100 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO100

1/1.3 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 100 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

D3x ISO200

1/4 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 200 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO200

1/2.5 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 200 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

D3x ISO400

1/8 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 400 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO400

1/5 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 400 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

D3x ISO800

1/20 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 800 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO800

1/10 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 800 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM


D3x ISO1600

1/30 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 1600 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO1600

1/20 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 1600 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

D3x ISO3200

1/80 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 3200 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO3200

1/40 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 3200 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

D3x ISO6400

1/125 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 3200 AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8 G ED

a900 ISO6400

1/80 second f/5.6 70mm ISO 3200 Vario-Sonnar T * 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM

 

So the money is going to be a Nikon D3x or a Sony Alpha 900? What and when will Canon respoond?

 

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