Nikon D300 vs Sony DSC-H300

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Nikon D300
Sony DSC-H300

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
$3 cheaper
The Nikon D300 costs $167.00, whereas the Sony DSC-H300 is $169.98.
Expert reviews are hugely better
The Nikon D300 has an average expert review score of 85%, but the Sony DSC-H300 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are a lot better
The Nikon D300 has an average user review score of 96%, but the Sony DSC-H300 has an average rating of 82% (based on 176 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More popular
The Sony DSC-H300 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 582 by sales volume in our digital cameras, whereas the Nikon D300 ranks No. 3536.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Not as many stockists
Only 2 retailers sells the Nikon D300, however 8 sellers sell the Sony DSC-H300. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Worse selling
The Nikon D300 ranks No. 3536 by sales volume, but the Sony DSC-H300 ranks No. 582.
4 Reasons Against
$3 more expensive
The Sony DSC-H300 is more expensive than the Nikon D300 by $2.98.
One month older
The Sony DSC-H300 is older than the Nikon D300 by one month.
Significantly Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Sony DSC-H300 is only 60%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon D300 is 85% (based on 124 reviews).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Sony DSC-H300 is 82%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon D300 is 96% (based on 626 reviews).

Awards

27 Awards
Akam.no: Recommended
asia.cnet.com: Editor's Choice
best4reviews.com: Best Buy
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
Cnetfrance.fr: Editor's Choice
cw.no: Good Purchase
DP Review: Highly Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Howstuffworks.com: Best Buy
IT Reviews.com: Recommended
Laptopmag.com: Editor's Choice
letsgodigital.org/nl/: Excellent
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
maclife.com: Awesome Award
macworld.co.uk: Editor's Choice
Magnus.de: Buying Tip
modsynergy.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoxels.com: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
stuff.tv: Hot Buy
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
BEST
Megapixel
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.1MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 35x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.9
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 954mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27.2mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5 - 157.5

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
BEST
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - ∞

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 200
 320
 800
 3200
 Auto
 80
 200
 320
 800
 3200
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 80
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 2s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.6
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4 - 6.8

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MP4
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
BEST

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Image Editing
 Trimming
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DCF
 DPOF
 DCF
 DPOF
BEST
Camera Playback
 Slide show
 Slide show
Start-Up Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000ms
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Pet
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 495g
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 89mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.7mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 127.5mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 590g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 6V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5152 x 3864

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data PlayMemories Home
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
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