Nikon D3300 vs Nikon D300

Winner
Nikon D3300

99

Nikon D300

90

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,385 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.3 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
227 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3300.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300.

competitors

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$317 - $649 body only

$376 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

Nikon D300 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Thicker
Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,291 body only

$1,899 with 18-200mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Storage slots Has more storage slots

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