Nikon D3000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Winner
Nikon D3000

70

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A300.

competitors

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

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

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 - $550 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Live view No live view
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

discussion

Nikon D3000
D3000
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A300
Alpha DSLR-A300
Sony

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