Nikon D300 Specifications

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for Nikon D300. Next to each category and value there are articles describing it all, giving you a deeper understanding on every area so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses.

Product
Name Nikon D300
Manufacturer Nikon
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2006
Release Date 2007-08-23
MSRP 1799 USD
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Camera Type
Camera Type DSLR
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DSLR vs Mirrorless Cameras
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
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Sensor Type CMOS
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Dust on the sensor? Read our Cleaning Guide
Resolution 4288 x 2848 pixels
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Megapixels 12,3 MP (12212224 total pixels)
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Image Processor EXPEED
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Image
ISO Range 200 - 6400
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White Balance Presets 12
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Custom White Balance Yes
Setting Up Custom White Balance in Your Camera
Image Stabilization No
Image Stabilization in Digital and Mirrorless Cameras
Uncompressed format RAW + TIFF
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Optics and Focus
Autofocus Motor Yes
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Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView

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Focus Points 51
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Lens Mount Nikon F

List of all compatible lenses
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Focal Length Multiplier DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm

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Screen and viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 922000
Touchscreen No
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Screen Type Super Density TFT color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Live view Yes
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Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism)
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Viewfinder Coverage 100%
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Viewfinder Magnification 0.94 (0.63 35mm equiv.)
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Viewfinder Resolution N/A
Photography features
Frames per second 6 fps
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Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds
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Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
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Built-in Flash Yes
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Built-in Flash Range 12 meters
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External Flash Yes
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Self-Timer Yes
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Time-lapse Yes
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Metering Modes Multi
Center Weighted
Average

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Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
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Videography features
Video Recording No
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Built-in Microphone No
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Built-in Speakers No
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Storage
Memory Card Compact Flash

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Connectivity
HDMI Output Yes
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Microphone Port No
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Headphone Port No
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Wireless No
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Remote Control Yes (Optional)
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GPS Yes
Optional through GP-1

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GPS SKU GP-1
Body and Dimensions
Enviromentally sealed Yes
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Battery Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e rechargeable battery & charger
Battery SKU EN-EL3e
Battery Life 1000 shots according to CIPA
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Issues with Battery life on Nikon D300?
Width 147 mm
Height 114 mm
Depth 74 mm
Weight 925 gram including battery
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Images taken with Nikon D300

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1/400s  50mm  f/1,4

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1/60s  56mm  f/4,5