Nikon D300S vs Nikon D200

Winner
Nikon D300S

62

Nikon D200

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Many cross-type focus points
Cross type focus points
15
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D200

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.

competitors

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$729 - $797 body only

$939 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$530 body only

$575 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

Nikon D200 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$640 body only

$830 with 18-105mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,999 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$309 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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