Nikon D300 vs Nikon Z fc
These cameras are both manufacturered by Nikon.Nikon D300 were released 2006 and Nikon Z fc was released 2021. That is a 15 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Nikon Z fc||Nikon||2021|
Type of camera
Nikon D300 is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z fc is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "DX") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras have a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the cameras sensor size effect the focal length with a multiplier.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Nikon D300||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
|Nikon Z fc||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D300||12,3 MP||12212224||4288||2848|
|Nikon Z fc||21 MP||20668416||5568||3712|
Nikon Z fc has a 69 % larger resolution than Nikon D300. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Nikon Z fc||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D300 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z fc can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Nikon Z fc||11|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D300||925 gr||2,04 lb|
|Nikon Z fc||445 gr||0,98 lb|