Nikon D300S

Announced Jul 30, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
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)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes (5)
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 920,000
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 7.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
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 or 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (24 fps), 320 x 240 (24 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash Type I/SD/SDHC
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C)
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected
Remote control Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 950
Weight (inc. batteries) 938 g (2.07 lb / 33.09 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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