Nikon D300
Top 45%828 points
Top 45%
Megapixels
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746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
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maximum light sensitivity
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13.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon D300: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

13.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
679ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

6. weight

825g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
67
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D300
33% have it
100
0

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.1bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

12. width

147mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

14. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
922k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

15. height

114mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

16. volume

1240cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

17. thickness

74mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

18. battery power

1500mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
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19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon D300
15% have it
62
0

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D300
14% have it
58
0

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
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22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D300
73% have it
56
0

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D300
17% have it
56
0

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D300
29% have it
56
0

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D300
43% have it
53
0

26. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D300
52% have it
52
0

27. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D300
88% have it
51
0

28. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
100%
Sony Alpha 7R: 100%
49
0

29. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.2s
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s
49
0

30. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon D300
29% have it
49
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon D300
66% have it
48
0

32. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon D300
44% have it
48
0

33. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon D300
44% have it
47
0

34. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
0.3s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
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35. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon D300
55% have it
41
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