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Nikon D300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1811 reviews of Nikon D300. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the image quality and durability. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but reviews about the energy efficiency and shutter are mixed. Many are critical about the optics and image stabilizer.

performance, usability, screen, durability, image quality

video, stabilizer , optics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Nikon D300


alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Nikon D300 from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People really like the price and durability. The image quality and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the portability.

usability, performance, image quality, durability, price


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review ( review summary for Nikon D300


alaTest has collected and analyzed 295 user reviews of Nikon D300 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Reviews about the portability and image quality are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback.

performance, usability, price, image quality, portability

98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (

Nikon D300 Digital SLR


Start saving now, because you know you're going to want one.

In the D300, Nikon has a camera that will appeal to a wide range of photographers, from advanced amateurs to professionals looking for a cheaper and slightly lighter alternative to the D3. It has class-leading build quality and ergonomic design, a...

Feb, 2008

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Nikon D300 review


There's nothing semi-pro about Nikon's D300 – it's a heavy hitter that even the best would be happy with

A great value DSLR that excels in low light conditions. Only the lack of image stabilisation irks

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Doug Harman (

Nikon D300 DSLR camera


The D300's new higher resolution sensor means Nikon has had to develop a new processing engine called Expeed that chews through the camera's 16-bit files that are downsampled to 12 or 14-bit NEF RAWs or 8-bit TIFF or JPEG files. Quite simply a stunning...

Excellent image quality, excellent ergonomics, great design and control layout, menu system, good combination of usability, control and custom modes plus value for money

Slight issues over white balance control but otherwise, well, nothing really

Quite simply a stunning new Nikon that has performance and handling panache as standard that should have you reaching for your wallet.

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : TechRadar (

Nikon D300 review


Is this the new 'dream' SLR for enthusiasts and semi-pros?

Excellent specification ; Fantastic performance ; Solid build

Vague navipad ; Very expensive next to its rivals ; Bulky

There's no doubt that the image quality is stunning, but the D300 is also heavy, pricey and sophisticated to the point of being overpowering. And, with the arrival of Nikon's full-frame pro SLR, the D3, can you justify investing in the smaller DX...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Nikon D300 digital SLR camera review


Nikon's D300 is a good-quality, semi pro/enthusiast dSLR camera.

While pictures are stunning, there's no getting away from the fact that while to a professional the Nikon D300 is a budget buy, to the average consumer it's a wallet-battering investment. Still, you get what you pay for and, having also taken the D300...

Mar, 2008

DIWA Golden Awards!

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Nikon D300


The Nikon D60 receives its gold award for excellent image quality, ergonomic design and useful features. Its 10 Megapixels high quality image sensor, outstanding image processing performance, and an innovative and effective anti-dust system, Nikon...

Oct, 2008

TIPA Award!

Expert review by : TIPA (

Best D-SLR Expert: Nikon D300


With its solid design, excellent handling and robust, weather-sealed build quality, the Nikon D300 offers professional quality at a reasonable price. The 12.3 megapixel CMOS sensor delivers stunning results even at ISO 1600 and it can be boosted to...

Apr, 2008

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Nikon D300 Review


Built for serious use, packed with the latest technology and boasting a 12.3-megapixel resolution, this could well be the model that sets a new standard. Daniel Lezano puts the Nikon D300 to the test

Other features of note are as follows: The sensor's sensitivity range of ISO 200-3200 can be extended to 100 and 6400, which is more than adequate for most needs. Shutter speeds range from 1/8000sec to 30secs (plus Bulb), with a flash sync of 1/250sec....

Aug, 2009

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Nikon D300 Review


Nikon has started 2008 with a brace of 12-megapixel DSLRs; the pro-spec D3 and this, the D300, for the semi-pro and enthusiast markets

Handling and build quality, high ISO performance range of features and overrides, focusing and metering performance

Price (for some, but not me and I'm poorer than a church mouse), weight, some switchgear could be better

Every now and again, a camera comes along that redefines the market it serves. The D300 is just such a camera. It is a superb piece of kit that never fails to impress. While some may find the £1300 body only price tag hefty, I can only wonder how Nikon...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Josie Reavely (

Nikon D300


A feature-packed semipro DSLR on paper, but how does the D300 perform in the real world?

This is an exquisite camera that knocks the socks off the competition. Advanced enthusiasts and pros alike will love everything about it

Dec, 2008

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