Nikon D300S vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Nikon D300S

95

Canon EOS 60D

88

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.2 EV
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Many focus points
Focus points
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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.

competitors

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$850 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,999 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$3,916 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie format Does not take movies

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$723 - $799 body only

$829 - $899 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$900 - $1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

Nikon D300S
D300S
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EOS 60D
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Roni Ang8 (4:09 AM, September 28, 2011)
d 300 is a top pro camera