Nikon D300 Review

 
Camera Reviews / Nikon Cameras / Nikon D i Full Review
Links
Model Name: Nikon D300 
Check Prices: Check Now!
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: D300 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1799.95
Street Price: $1859.77
Date Available: 2007-11-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 825g
29.1oz
Weight With Batteries? No 
Size: 147 x 114 x 74 mm
5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288x2848, 3216x2136, 2114x1424
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.0
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate: 0.00, 0.00
Movie Audio: No 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 13.10
CCD Size (inches): Nikon DX 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Actual Pixels: 12.30 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom:  
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution (pixels): 921,600
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White Balance Settings: Auto, 6 presets, manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes:  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 13
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, Sync Terminal 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW), 12 or 14-bit 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: HDMI Out, DC In, PC Sync, 10-pin Expansion Terminal 
Included Software: PictureProject CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL3e, optional MB-D10 battery pack 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL3e Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
Notes & Features:  

 

Nikon D300

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Nikon D300


Note: For details, test results, and analysis of the many tests done with this camera, please click on the tabs at the beginning of the review or below.

Follow Imaging Resource

Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate