Nikon D300s (Body Only) comparison

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Nikon D300s (Body Only)

Nikon D300s (Body Only)
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Nikon D7000 (Body Only)

Nikon D7000 (Body Only)
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Nikon D800 (Body Only)

Nikon D800 (Body Only)
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Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)

Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)
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Nikon D4 (Body Only)

Nikon D4 (Body Only)
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Price $1,594 to $1,699 at 2 stores $2,996 to $3,892 at 7 stores $569 to $1,016 at 9 stores $5,949 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.9 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews 4.0 stars out of 39 reviews 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews 4.5 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date August 31, 2009 October 15, 2010 March 22, 2012 November 06, 2012 January 06, 2012
The Bottom Line The Nikon D300s is a great camera, especially if you need the burst speed or slightly improved low-light focus, but if you don't care about video you might consider looking for a really good deal on a D300 and using what you save to splurge on a good lens. An excellent dSLR for experienced shooters or Nikon professionals looking for a relatively cheap option, the Nikon D7000 delivers on almost all counts, including the company's best shooting design to date. An unsurprisingly great camera that's worth every penny of its higher price for its target market of professional nonsports photographers, the Nikon D800 should definitely please those who've been waiting patiently to replace their older Nikon equipment. The Nikon D5200 makes a great choice for family and vacation photographers. For Nikon devotees looking for the fastest body available, the D4 delivers.

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Type LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3.2 in
LCD display - 3 in
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3.2 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 5.8 in x 2.9 in x 4.5 in
5.2 in x 3 in x 4.1 in
5.7 in x 3.2 in x 4.8 in
5.1 in x 3.9 in x 3.1 in
6.3 in x 3.6 in x 6.2 in
Lens System Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3 x x Zoom lens - 18 mm - 55 mm - F/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX
Info unavailable
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 200-3200
ISO 100
ISO 6400
ISO auto
ISO 100-25600
ISO 100-6400
ISO 50-100
ISO 6400-25600
ISO auto
ISO 100-6400
ISO 12800
ISO 25600
ISO auto
ISO 204800
ISO 100-12800
ISO 102400
ISO 50
ISO 25600
ISO 51200
ISO auto
Video capture AVI - 1280 x 720 -
AVI - 640 x 480 -
AVI - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 640 x 424 -
MOV - 640 x 424 -
Battery technology Info unavailable Lithium ion
Lithium ion
Info unavailable Lithium ion
Weight 1.9 lbs
1.5 lbs
2 lbs
17.8 oz
2.6 lbs
Product Type Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
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