The compact camera is straightforward and does the job for a range of everyday photo shots.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Nikon device works!
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Nikon COOLPIX W300 will satisfy your needs..
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The COOLPIX W300 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Nikon with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon COOLPIX W300 is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
Rough and Tumble - It's rugged and built for the outdoors. As such you won't have to worry about getting splash of water on it nor if it gets the odd bump now and then.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Nikon 's in-built intervalometer
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the COOLPIX W300 is an easy recommendation for this.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) sensor size, the Nikon COOLPIX W300, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Nikon , you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Nikon is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the COOLPIX W300 is a breeze.
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon COOLPIX W300 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
During wet weather, not all cameras can cope with the odd splash or two. Fortunately, this device from Nikon is sufficiently resistant to water to protect it from rain and drizzles.
Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.
Underwater photography is beautiful and you'll want a camera able to handle such wet conditions. Good thing the Nikon COOLPIX W300 is waterproof up to a depth of 30 m metres.
While out and about taking photos or recording video, you may encounter quite a bit of dust. This could come from various sources such as a construction site or just the natural environment in your location. Being certified as dust-proof, the COOLPIX W300 is a great companion to have in these situations.
It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style.
The COOLPIX W300 comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the COOLPIX W300 is a safe bet.
|Freezeproof Up To||-10 °C|
|International Protection (IP) Code||68|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||-10 - 40 °F|
|Product Colour||Black, Orange|
|Waterproof Up To||30 m|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||2.8-4.9|
|Camera File System||DCF, Exif 2.3|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|Scene Modes||Backlighting, Beach, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Superlapse Movie, Time-lapse Movie, Underwate|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 5, 10 s|
|Tripod Mounting Supported||Yes|
|Tripod Thread||1/4 "|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual|
|Flash Range (tele)||0.5 - 4.5 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.5 - 5.2 m|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Contrast Detection Auto Focus|
|Macro Focusing Range||1 m|
|Macro Focusing Range (wide)||0.01 - ∞ m|
|Normal Focusing Range (tele)||0.5 - ∞ m|
|Normal Focusing Range (wide)||0.5 - ∞ m|
|ISO Sensitivity||125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||6400|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||125|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Auto, Scene, Scene Auto Selector, Short Movie Show, Smart Portrait, Special Effects|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Speed||25 - 1/4000 s|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||25 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||4K Ultra HD|
|Max FPS @4K||30|
|Maximum Video Resolution||3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||60 fps|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||4:3|
|Video Formats Supported||AVC, H.264, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||2 x|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||24 - 120 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.3 - 21.5 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||12/10|
|Maximum Aperture Number||4.9|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||120 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||2.8|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||24 mm|
|Optical Zoom||5 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Aspect Ratio||16:9|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Display Diagonal (metric)||7.8 cm|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||921000 pixels|
|Field Of View||97 %|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||6.17 x 4.55 mm|
|Total Megapixels||16.79 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||2|
|USB Connector Type||B|
|Battery Capacity||1050 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||280 shots|
|Battery Recharge Time||2.33 h|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||AC|
|Video Recording Time||60 min|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Wrist Strap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||231 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||16M (High) 4608 x 3456, 16M 4608 x 3456, 8M 3264 x 2448, 4M 2272 x 1704, 2M 1600 x 1200, VGA 640 x 480, 16:9 12M 4608 x 2592, 1:1 3456 x 3456|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 85 %|