Nikon D300

Announced Aug 23, 2007 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4288 x 2848 ?
Other resolutions 3216 x 2136, 2144 x 1424 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 12 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Expeed
Image
ISO 200 - 3200 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (100 - 6400 with boost) ?
White balance presets 12 ?
Custom white balance Yes (4) ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW + TIFF
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 51
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1.5× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 922,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.94× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Continuous drive 6 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (2 to 9 frames in 10,20,30 steps in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)) ?
Videography features
Microphone None
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II) ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C) ?
Remote control Yes (Optional)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1000
Weight (inc. batteries) 925 g (2.04 lb / 32.63 oz)
Dimensions 147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.79 x 4.49 x 2.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes ?
GPS Optional
GPS notes GP-1
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