Nikon D300S vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Nikon D300S

62

Canon EOS 60D

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

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
51
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
1100 shots
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$729 - $797 body only

$939 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$530 body only

$575 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$780 - $999 body only

$839 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$715 - $749 body only

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

discussion

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