Nikon D300S vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Winner
Nikon D300S

74

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
199 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (128×97×71 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D300S.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A330.

competitors

Nikon D300S Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$600 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,447 with 18-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$782 - $997 body only

$1,090 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$1,220 with 18-105mm lens

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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$403 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Live view No live view
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Nikon D300S
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
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