Nikon D600 vs Nikon D300S

Winner
Nikon D600

100

Nikon D300S

70

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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
225 ms shutter lag
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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 D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,410 - $1,797 body only

$1,999 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 body only

$1,635 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Lens availability More lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$623 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

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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?