Nikon D300 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D300

100

Nikon D3000

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12 EV
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.

competitors

Nikon D300 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,181 with 18-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Focus points Slightly fewer focus points
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,159 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,899 with 18-200mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Storage slots Has more storage slots

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$390 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Thickness Significantly thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth

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