• APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 3200
  • APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 3200

Advantages

Nikon D90 over Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S over Nikon D90

  • More cross-type AF points
    15 vs 1
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More AF points
    51 vs 11
    More AF points improve autofocus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 20 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (single-shot mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon 7D

Nikon D90
Canon 7D
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $1281
  • APS-C
  • 60p
  • More cross-type AF points
Nikon D300S
Canon 7D
  • $1697
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $1281
  • APS-C
  • 60p
  • 1080p

Compared to Nikon D7000

Nikon D90
Nikon D7000
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • $912
  • APS-C
  • More cross-type AF points
  • External Mic
Nikon D300S
Nikon D7000
  • $1697
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $912
  • APS-C
  • 1080p
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon T3i

Nikon D90
Canon T3i
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $536
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 60p
Nikon D300S
Canon T3i
  • $1697
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
  • $536
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 60p

Compared to Nikon D5100

Nikon D90
Nikon D5100
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Pentaprism viewfinder
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • External Mic
Nikon D300S
Nikon D5100
  • $1697
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $476
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 1080p

Compared to Sony A77

Nikon D90
Sony A77
  • $879
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $1438
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon D300S
Sony A77
  • $1697
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $1438
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
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