Nikon D300 vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Nikon D300

89

Nikon D3000

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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 D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$680 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,286 body only

$1,755 with 18-200mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Autofocus Video autofocus
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$680 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$544 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Live view Has live view
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Nikon D300
D300
Nikon

Report a correction
Nikon D3000
D3000
Nikon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments