Nikon D300 is yet another digital camera launched in India. To find out about the features of Nikon D300, read the review given below.

Nikon D300

Soon after its predecessor D200, Nikon launched yet another improved, new generation digital camera, D300, in India. Though the time gap between the two camera models is quite less, there has been no compromise on the enhancement of its features. Nikon D300 moves one step further in the professional grade camera field. It provides a stunning 12.3 mega pixel resolution. The fresh features include compact flash, clearer LCD monitor and active D lighting, along with a power battery back up for continuous shooting.
Nikon D300
 
Design
Nikon D300 is no doubt a smart camera, providing the snapshot lovers an upper edge. Just like its predecessor, the camera body is made of high resistant alloy. It measures 147 x 114 x 74 mm and weighs 825 grams. This makes the camera light and easy to carry. It is equipped with a 3-inch TFT LCD monitor, exhibiting a phenomenal 922,000 pixel images. For the convenience of the users, the viewfinder provides a hundred percent frame coverage, relieving the photographer of the safe area worries.  
 
Features
Nikon D300is an adaptable camera, with fresh and improved features. The camera serves to be a professional’s companion, especially with features like compact flash, scintillating LCD monitor and completely frame covered viewfinder. It is a sturdy camera, enabling continuous shooting, with the help of powerful built in battery. Active D lighting and enhanced sensitivity provide shaper pictures. Auto focus, along with focus tracking by color, is yet another added feature of the camera.
 
Technical Specifications
 
Weight (Without Battery)
 825 g (1.82 lb)
Dimensions
147 x 114 x 74 mm (5.8 x 4.5 x 2.9 in)
Sensor
  • 12.3 million effective pixel CMOS
  • DX format
File formats 
  • RAW(compressed/uncompressed)
  • JPEG (3 levels)
Image Sizes
  • 4288 x 2848
  • 3216 x 2136
  • 2144 x 1424
AF area mode 
  • Single point AF
  • Dynamic Area AF [9 points, 21 points, 51 points, 51 points (3D-tracking)]
  • Automatic-area AF
Auto Focus
 
  • 51-point Multi-CAM 3500DX
  • 15 cross-type sensors
  • Contrast detect in Live View mode
Metering
  • 3D Color Matrix Metering II
  • 1005 pixel CCD
Shutter Speed 
  • 30 - 1/8000 sec
  • 1/250 sec X-Sync speed
AI aperture ring 
 Yes
Sensitivity
  • Default: ISO 200 - 3200
  • Boost: ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
White Balance
 
  • Auto
  • Six presets
  • Manual preset (four)
  • Kelvin temperature
  • Fine tunable
Viewfinder
100% frame coverage
LCD Monitor
  • 3.0 " TFT LCD
  • 922,000 pixels
Memory banks
  • 4 x Shooting
  • 4 x Custom functions
Timelapse 
Yes
Remote  
10-pin remote terminal
GPS  
Yes, NMEA 0183 with optional cable
Wireless  
Yes, optional WT-3 transmitter
USB  
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Battery  
Lithium-Ion EN-EL3e (7.4 V, 1500 mAh)  
Battery status
Battery life (5 stage)
Vertical grip  
MB-D10
 

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