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Nikon D300

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.6 x 15.8 mm
  • 12 megapixels
  • 4288, 2848 px
  • Nikon F, Nikon DX, Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
  • 3 in
  • no
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Nikon D300 Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
DX
23.6 x 15.8 mm
13 Mpx
12 Mpx
3:2
4288, 2848
3216x2136, 2144x1424
Expeed

Image

100
6400
100
6400
4288, 2848
12
Auto, Fine, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Yes
JPG, RAW, TIF
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
No
No
RAW + TIFF
No
Yes

Optics and focus

Nikon F
11.1 x
1.5 x
Lamp
Auto/Manual
Yes
1.5×
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Yes
Yes
51
51
Lens based only
2.64 in
Yes

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Fixed
LCD
922000
No
Yes
Optical
100 %
0.94 x
0.77 in
Yes

Photography features

Electronic
30 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
2
5
-5
1/3, 1/2
Yes
1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1
Yes
2, 5, 10, 20
Yes
2, 3, 5, 7
Yes
No
1/250s
Yes
472.44 in
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe, PC terminal
Yes
6.0 fps
Yes
Multi, Center-weighted, Average
Yes
custom
6 fps
6 fps
0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Yes
Not supported
NTSC, PAL
Highlights, Slide show, Thumbnails

Design

SLR
Aluminum-magnesium
Black
Yes
Yes

Dimensions

1.82 lb
5.79 in
4.49 in
2.91 in

Storage

CF, CF Type II, MicroDrive
1
Compact Flash Type I/II
DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.21

Power

Battery
1000
Lithium-Ion
1
Y

Connectivity

Yes
1
2.0
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

Other features

Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Nikon D300 Online reviews


The eagerly awaited Nikon D300 has finally been announced and Matt Grayson tootled down to trendy London to get his hands on it.Read more


Just under two years since the D200 Nikon reveals the D300, the range of changes is so significant that it wouldn't be inappropriate to call it a 'compact D3' (less the full-frame sensor of course). From the top there's a new CMOS sensor with twelve megapixels, a new auto-focus sensor with 51-points (15 of which are cross-type sensitive), there's focus tracking by color, scene recognition, Picture Control presets, six frames per second continuous shooting (or eight frames per second with a battery pack), Compact Flash UDMA support, Live View (with contrast detect AF) and the mighty impressive 3.0" 922,000 pixel LCD monitor (oh and HDMI video output). It's an impressive list, the D200 was a fair step up from the D100, the D300 can be seen as just as big a step, certainly more than enough to Read more


Review of the Nikon D300 Digital SLR Camera, a semi-pro APS-C DX format camera offering superb image quality and excellent features.Read more