Nikon D800 vs Nikon D300S

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Nikon D300S

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,379 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,197 - $2,797 body only

$2,900 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,099 body only

$2,685 - $2,699 with 24-105mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Low light performance More noise at high ISO

discussion

Nikon D800
D800
Nikon

Report a correction
Nikon D300S
D300S
Nikon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments