Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D300S

Winner
Nikon D7100

86

Nikon D300S

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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

$789 - $997 body only

$497 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$400 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$400 - $899 body only

$400 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$440 body only

$469 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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$497 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,130 with 18-135mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
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 ...