Nikon D600 vs Nikon D300S

Winner
Nikon D600

109

Nikon D300S

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D600

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,980 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
94.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.1 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D600.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.

competitors

Nikon D600 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Weight Lighter
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$788 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$440 body only

$1,220 with 18-105mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$685 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,339 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$788 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

discussion

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Karen (6:03 AM, October 19, 2012)
The D600's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
The D600's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better

I find it kind of hard to take seriously a site that uses the term "f-stop" where they mean "stop." Shouldn't you know that f-stop is aperture?