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Nikon Coolpix A300

A 1 year old compact digital camera with good features
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix A300 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A300 number 648 across all digital cameras.
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Good Features
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17 Months Old
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Quite narrow field of view
Very small internal memory

Nikon Coolpix A300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 30,771 expert and owner reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix A300 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix A300 of 20.1MP is in the highest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix A300's optical zoom of 8x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix A300 of 3.7 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix A300 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Coolpix A300's weight of only 119g is in the lightest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix A300 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

Across all the cameras the field of views range from 1.5% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of only 99% is fairly narrow compared to most other cameras. It is in the narrowest 16% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Coolpix A300 has a USB connectivity. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

The Nikon Coolpix A300 features bluetooth, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Coolpix A300 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix A300 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2272 x 1704 pixels plus 1 more value. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Digital cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix A300 of only 19MB is in the smallest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix A300's display diagonal of 2.7" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix A300 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix A300 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix A300 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in February 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nikona300, nikon n162696w, nikon vna962e1, nikon vba300ae, nikon n162756w, nikon vna963e1, nikon a300rd
Barcodes 00018208949144, 00018208949151, 00018208949168, 00018208949175, 00018208949182

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0.3 larger maximum aperture number
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45MB bigger internal memory
Five months older

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