Compared to The best recent pro DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D300 #2 2 95
Nikon D300S #1 2 100
Nikon D300 Nikon D300S
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 15.0 20.0
Color depth 37.5 40.0
Dynamic range 37.5 40.0
Misc
Popularity 5.0 5.0
Viewfinder size 35.0 35.0
Form factor
Lens availability 25.0 25.0
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Screen
Screen resolution 10.0 10.0
Screen size 22.5 22.5
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 0.0
Continuous shooting 4.4 5.0
Total 216.9 227.5
Best total 227.5 227.5
Score 95 100
Nikon D300 Nikon D300S
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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679 ISO 15.0 × 100.0 = 15.0 787 ISO 20.0 × 100.0 = 20.0
Color depth
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22.1 bits 75.0 × 50.0 = 37.5 22.5 bits 80.0 × 50.0 = 40.0
Dynamic range
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12 EV 75.0 × 50.0 = 37.5 12.2 EV 80.0 × 50.0 = 40.0
Misc
Popularity
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15 10.0 × 50.0 = 5.0 17 10.0 × 50.0 = 5.0
Viewfinder size
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0.62x 70.0 × 50.0 = 35.0 0.62x 70.0 × 50.0 = 35.0
Form factor
Lens availability
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230 lenses 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 230 lenses 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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922k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 920k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
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6 fps 35.0 × 12.5 = 4.4 7 fps 40.0 × 12.5 = 5.0
Total 216.9 Total 227.5
Best total 227.5 Best total 227.5
Nikon D300 Score 95 Nikon D300S Score 100