Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D300S

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Nikon D300S

85

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
83.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.7 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

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

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$549 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$519 - $647 body only

$614 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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Avatar for Kresten Bruun Kresten Bruun (0:06 PM, October 11, 2013)
The Nikon D7100 HAS a


Built-in focus motor


Autofocuses with more lenses
























just like D300/s and a lot of other Nikon cameras ...