Nikon COOLPIX W300 Yellow

MPN: VQA072E1  |  EAN: 0018208954285  |  Model: COOLPIX W300

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Nikon COOLPIX W300 Yellow - VQA072E1 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Sports Photography
Underwater Photography
Event Videos
Wildlife Photography
Home Videos
Landscape Photography
4K Videos
Action & Adventure Videos
High FPS Videos
Time-lapse Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Events Photography
WiFi Connectivity
Underwater Use
Regular Looks
Cute & Pretty Looks
Fun & Funky Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Nikon  device works!

Video skill level

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.

Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the COOLPIX W300, will align with your skill level.

Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Nikon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

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.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Capture the thrills - Your escapades can be captured in multiple angles you would have skipped on with delicate cameras. This camera from Nikon has a good level of impact and splash protection for your needs.

Other Video needs

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

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the COOLPIX W300 is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Nikon  COOLPIX W300 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

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.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Nikon  COOLPIX W300 for aquatic photos is a treat.

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.

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

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.

Other considerations

With the Nikon  COOLPIX W300, you can rest easy while out and about in the rain because this model comes fully water resistant.

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

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.


The COOLPIX W300 is an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look. The perfect accessory to compliment your individual sense of style.

It 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.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX W300 Yellow - VQA072E1 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Freezeproof Up To -10 °C
International Protection (IP) Code 68
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black, Yellow
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 30 m
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.8-4.9
Barometer Yes
Camera File System DCF, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
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
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto
Flash Range (tele) 0.5 - 4.5 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.5 - 5.2 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range 1 m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.01 - ∞ m
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 0.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
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
Full HD Yes
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 Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
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
Internal Memory 473
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Diagonal (metric) 7.8 cm
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Field Of View 97 %
Magnification 4 x
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Total Megapixels 16.79 MP
Technical Details
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Altimeter Yes
GPS (satellite) Yes
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
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 Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Port Yes
USB Version 2.0
Battery Capacity 1050 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 280 shots
Battery Recharge Time 2.33 h
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type EN-EL12
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type AC
Video Recording Time 60 min
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Wrist Strap Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 29 mm
Height 66 mm
Weight 231 g
Weight (including Battery) 231 g
Width 111.5 mm
Picture Quality
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
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 85 %