Nikon D300 vs. Nikon D7000 vs. Nikon D600 vs. Nikon D610

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Mar 12, 2008
Aug 23, 2007
Sep 15, 2010
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 8, 2013
 
 
 
Body: $2099/ £1955.99 ; With 24-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR: $2699/£2443.99
$1999/£1799.99/€2499.99 (body only), $2599/£2299.99/€2499 (with 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 lens)
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
 
Magnesium alloy top and rear, polycarbonate front-plate
Magnesium alloy top and rear, polycarbonate front-plate
 
4288 x 2848
4928 x 3264
6016 x 4016
6016 x 4016
3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424
3696 x 2448, 2464 x 1632
4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968
4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968
3:2
3:2
3:2
3:2
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed
Expeed 2
Expeed 3
Expeed 3
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
 
Primary Color Filter
Primary Color Filter
 
200 - 3200 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 6400 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
100
100
50
50
6400
25600
25600
25600
12
12
12
12
Yes (4)
Yes (5)
Yes (4)
Yes (4)
No
No
No
No
RAW + TIFF
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
 
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • JPEG
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
51
39
39
39
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
1×
1×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3.2
3.2
922,000
921,000
921,000
921,000
No
No
No
No
Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
TFT LCD monitor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
100%
100%
100%
0.94× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.7×
0.7×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
 
 
1/200 sec
1/200 sec
 
 
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Mirror-up [Mup]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer
  • Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Mirror-up [Mup]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Self-timer
6.0 fps
6.0 fps
5.5 fps
6.0 fps
Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Yes
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (2 to 9 frames in 10,20,30 steps in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis))
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24, 25, 30 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps)
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
None
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
None
 
 
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes (Mini Type C)
 
Yes
Yes
 
 
No
Yes
 
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Optional
Optional
 
 
Wu-1b mobile adapter
Wu-1b mobile adapter
Yes (Optional)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
 
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
1000
1050
900
900
925 g (2.04 lb / 32.63 oz)
780 g (1.72 lb / 27.51 oz)
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)
147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.79 x 4.49 x 2.91)
132 x 105 x 77 mm (5.2 x 4.13 x 3.03)
141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23)
141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1
GP-1