The Nikon D300S is a digital SLR camera and is powered by EXPEED image processor. This 12.3 megapixel camera uses Nikon DX format CMOS sensor with dimension of 23.6 x 15.8 mm. This Nikon camera can be attached with optional GPS Unit GP-1, which automatically updates information such as latitude, longitude, altitude and time on the images.
Weighing 840 g, this DSLR camera has dimension of 147 x 114 x 74 mm. The D300S camera has Fixed eye-level Pentaprism Viewfinder. The 3-inch low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD has resolution of 921,000 dot pixels and allows up to 170 degree viewing angle. External memory can be added on this Nikon digital camera with the help of CompactFlash Card Type I, SD card and SDHC card. The rechargeable EN-EL3e Li-ion battery can take up to 950 shots per charge.
The Nikon D300S has zoom lens with the focal length of 18 mm - 200 mm and Aperture of F/3.5 - 5.6. This digital camera can zoom up to 11.1x optically and can be manually adjusted. This Nikon SLR camera has TTL phase detection Auto Focus and has 51 focus points (15 cross-type sensors) with the help of Nikon Multi-CAM 3500FX Auto Focus module. The focusing modes in the camera include Autofocus (AF), Single-servo AF, and Continuous-servo AF.
The sensitivity of the camera ranges from ISO 200 to 3200 and can be further expanded up to HI-1 (ISO 6400). The Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter has the speed of 30 to 1/8000 sec with the help of bulb. The pop-up built-in Flash has lens coverage of 16 mm and uses Nikon's original i-TTL Flash control.
Features and Connectivity
The D300S features Scene Recognition System, which automatically detects the necessary settings in any situation and surrounding. This Nikon digital camera also has additional features such as in-camera movie editing, PictBridge support, in-camera red-eye fix, Active D-Lighting technology, Silent Wave Motor and many more. This DSLR camera is dust and water resistant and has Vibration Reduction image stabilization software.
This Nikon DSLR camera is capable of shooting 720p HD videos with resolution of 1280 x 720 at 24 fps. The camera supports AVI movie format, and NEF, TIFF, JPEG image format. User can also shoot in Continuous Shot mode at 7 fps. The electronically controlled self timer has time duration of 2, 5, 10, and 20 sec. In terms of connectivity, the Nikon D300S DSLR camera has Mini HDMI type-C and USB 2.0.