Nikon D300S vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Winner
Nikon D300S

97

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D300S

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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 D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Color depth Worse color depth

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Thickness Thinner
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Nikon D300S
D300S
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
Alpha DSLR-A330
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