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Nikon D300

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CNET.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended
A multi award winning but moderately out of date SLR digital camera, good for wildlife photography
SLR 12.3MP Feb 2016
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Nikon - D300 - Digital camera - SLR - 12.3 Mpix - Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm lens - optical zoom: 11.1 x - supported memory: CF, Microdrive
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Used - Nikon D300 camera-2008 original advert framed (Used)
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Used - Nikon D300S Digital SLR Camera (Bundle) (Used)
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Used - Nikon D300 DX format DSLR. Body only. No reserve (Used)
£57.00
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Used - nikon d300 camera. Works well but high shutter count (Used)
£75.00
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Used - Nikon D300 12.3MP SLR Camera Body ( Shutter Count 6300 ) (Used)
£92.00
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Used - Nikon D300 SRL (body only) (Used)
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Used - NIKON D300 BODY EXC COND, 4GB CARD, EXTRAS. IN ORIG BOX OR BUY COMPLETE KIT ! (Used)
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Used - Nikon D300 12.3 MP Digital SLR Camera Black Body with Box #171121b (Used)
£188.68
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Used - Nikon D300 DSLR Camera w/ Lens and More Extras! (Used)
£202.96
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Used - Nikon D300 12.3MP digital SLR camera body *superb (Used)
£238.33
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Used - Nikon D300 12.3MP Digital DSLR Camera Body, Black APSC APS-C (Used)
£247.89
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£269.00
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Used - Nikon D300 12.3MP Digital DSLR Camera Body, Black APSC APS-C (Used)
£287.18
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Used - Nikon D300 Camera + Sigma DC HSM 10-20mm - 1_4-5.6 Lens  (Used)
£335.00
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Used - Nikon D300 body with Nikkor 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens (Used)
£425.00
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£175.00
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Refurbished - Nikon D300 Body Only (Certified Refurbished)
£349.99
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Nikon D300 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon D300 number 269 in best selling cameras and number 364 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
821 Reviews + 24 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
66
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 24 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Macworld.co.uk plus seven other sites and a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus three other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 217 in wildlife photography cameras.
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24 Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera has received 24 awards from experts.

The authors at websites Macworld.co.uk, Photoxels.com, PC Mag, Laptopmag.com, Cnetfrance.fr, Trusted Reviews, Asia.cnet.com and CNET.com all decided that this digital camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Akam.no, M3.idg.se, IT Reviews.com and Pcauthority.com.au all of whom decided that this Nikon camera was very good.

The writers at four other expert review sites all said that this digital camera was very good. This was from PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, DP Review and Ephotozine who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

The editors of two additional expert review sites both thought that this camera was a sensible purchase. This was from Howstuffworks.com and Best4reviews.com who gave it an "Best Buy".

The editors of three other expert review sites all thought that this Nikon camera was very good. This camera received a "Best in Test" award from Cw.no, it received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com and Maclife.com gave it an "Awesome Award".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 60 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 86%. Experts think this digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 761 user reviews this camera has an excellent average user rating. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average user review score then this Nikon camera is in the top 13%.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £195.00 it is more expensive than 74% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D300 and the United Kingdom price of £195.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.00 (£692.06).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2016.

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon D300 of only 12.3MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon amzrefb0055cr, nikon used8006921, nikon vba200k002, nikon sh430182, nikon vba200ab, nikon vba260ae, nikon sh820775, nikon f3556g, nikon d300s

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