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Nikon D300S Review
|375 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|Missing Some Features|
|8 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 37?
It has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
The D300S is missing some features:
Only 4288 x 2848 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Very slow camera shutter speed
How Big is the Nikon D300S?
The Nikon D300S is 147mm wide and 74mm tall. It is 114mm deep and weighs 825g.
Nikon D300S In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Expert Reviews Are Good
User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, people who bought this camera rated it as marvellous. Over 82% 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. That puts this Nikon camera in the top 10% of all the digital cameras.
Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras
We checked 30,771 expert and owner reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only 4288 X 2848 Pixels Image Resolution
The Nikon D300S has a maximum image resolution of 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.
Quite Low Megapixels Sensor
The megapixels of the Nikon D300S of only 12.3MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Nikon D300S has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.
Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed
The camera shutter speed of the Nikon D300S of only 0.000125s is fairly slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000062s, the fastest is 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Nikon D300S has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.
Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Nikon D300S's weight of 825g is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
Has a Tripod Mount
The Nikon D300S has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The Nikon D300S has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.
950 Battery Life
The Nikon D300S is a digital camera that takes 950 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.
Supports Custom Colours
The Nikon D300S supports custom colours, which is unusual. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.
Supports Live View
The Nikon D300S supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not support live view.
The Nikon D300S supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.
Has a GPS (satellite)
The Nikon D300S has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).
Supports Video Capability
The Nikon D300S supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.
Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display
The Nikon D300S has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.
Has a Microphone in
The Nikon D300S has a microphone in, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.
Has an HDMI Port
The Nikon D300S has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.
Average Display Diagonal
The Nikon D300S's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture number of the Nikon D300S of only 3.5 is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Quite Small Digital Zoom
The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x. The Nikon D300S's digital zoom of only 1x is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Features Flash Exposure Compensation
The Nikon D300S features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.
4288 X 2848 Pixels Still Image Resolution
The Nikon D300S supports a maximum still image resolution of 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. This Nikon digital camera also supports still image resolutions of 3216 x 3216 pixels, 2144 x 1424 pixels, 2064 x 1376 pixels plus 2 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.
Released Over Eight Years Ago
This camera has been on the market since August 2009.
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