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Nikon D300 vs Sony DSC-WX500

Nikon D300 vs Sony DSC-WX500

Nikon D300

74

Overall Score

Nikon D300

£889.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good value for money SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
93
826 Reviews + 26 Awards
87
Very Good
42
Average Features
73
18 Months Old
Overall Score
74
Very Good
SLR 12.3MP Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Release Date
Sony DSC-WX500

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and good value for money compact digital camera, great for wildlife photography
85
1,021 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Very Good
73
Good Features
63
2 Years Old
Overall Score
77
Very Good
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
26 Awards
Akam.no: Recommended
asia.cnet.com: Editor's Choice
best4reviews.com: Best Buy
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
Cnetfrance.fr: Editor's Choice
cw.no: Good Choice
DP Review: Highly Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Howstuffworks.com: Best Buy
IT Reviews.com: Recommended
Laptopmag.com: Editor's Choice
letsgodigital.org/nl/: Excellent
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
maclife.com: Awesome Award
macworld.co.uk: Editor's Choice
modsynergy.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoxels.com: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
stuff.tv: Hot Buy
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
Trusted Reviews: Editor's Choice
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixels 12.3MP 18.2MP
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Image Sensor Size Unknown - Click to provide data 1"
Still Image Resolution  4896 x 3672  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  7152 x 1080  3648 x 2056  2736 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2592 x 1728  1920 x 1920  1920 x 1080  4896 x 3672  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  7152 x 1080  3648 x 2056  2736 x 2736  2592 x 1944  2592 x 1728  1920 x 1920  1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution  4896 x 3264  4896 x 3264
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
BEST
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
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Design

Colour  Red  Red

Lens System

Optical Zoom 30x
BEST
Digital Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 6.4
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  continuous  contrast detection  Continuous Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  continuous  contrast detection  Continuous Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
BEST

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity (max) 12,800
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min) Unknown - Click to provide data 80
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
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Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 30s

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
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Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
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Video Formats Supported  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  AVC
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Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
BEST
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
BEST
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 921,600 pixels
Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
BEST
Display  LCD  LCD
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  USB
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
USB Connector  Micro-USB  Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade
Shooting Modes  Auto  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr  Auto  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Black&White  Black&White
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  DCF  Exif  Exif 2.3  DCF  Exif
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Playback Modes  Slideshow  Slideshow
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Twilight  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  Twilight

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 209g
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Height Unknown - Click to provide data 58.1mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 35.5mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 101.6mm
Weight (including Battery) Unknown - Click to provide data 236g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Life (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 3.33h
Battery Life 400 shots
BEST

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  Micro-USB  micro USB
BEST

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Silent Shooting
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