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Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
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A fully featured but moderately out of date compact digital camera
Compact 20.1MP 8x Yes Feb 2016
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Nikon Coolpix A300 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A300 number 695 across all digital cameras.
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Fully-Featured
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Age
2 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
HIGH-PERFORMANCE VIBRATION REDUCTION (vr)
Special effects and quick effects
Tering portraits are automatic when you use smart portrait mode during shooting. blink proof alerts you if your subject blinks while you re taking your photo, and smile timer automatically takes the shot when it recognises that your subject is smiling. apply glamour retouch enhancements after shooting to soften skin tones and add make-up effects like eye shadow, mascara and lipstick. have fun with self-collage, where your camera captures a series of four or nine images at intervals and saves them as a single collage photo. all the images used in self-collage are also saved as individual shots
Perfect portraits made simple
you re travelling or out capturing the fun of family celebrations, having a long battery life is vital to ensure you never miss a memorable moment. keep shooting when it matters most with approximately 240 shots per cha
Long battery life
your subjects and scenes clearly on the LCD screen, making it simple to frame your shots for both stills and movies. you ll always have crystal clear visibility even in bright sunlight, thanks to an anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment that can be modified through 5 lev
6.7-CM/2.7-in 230k-dot LCD MONITOR
Your camera do the work for you with automatic functions that make shooting simple, like scene auto selector, target finding AF and panorama assist. scene auto selector will automatically choose the ideal mode for your shooting conditions and optimise the camera settings for you. target finding AF detects your subject automatically to achieve focus rapidly, so you can start shooting immediately. panorama assist helps you to record stunning travel scenes as panoramas with e
Easy operation
high-performance VR effectively reducing camera shake for greater stability, sharp shots are guaranteed even at full zoom. when you re taking stills, lens-shift VR provides an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 3.0 stops faster (based on CIPA standards, at the maximum telephoto positi
Rld of possibilities opens up when you have quality NIKKOR optics in an 8x zoom that's extendable to 16x dynamic fine zoom, offering a wide-angle 25mm to 200mm angle of view (equivalent 35mm format). you can capture fun facial expressions up close, get all your friends into a group shot, record every aspect of family celebrations, or shoot unique details while travell
Higher than average megapixels
NIKKOR 8x OPTICAL ZOOM LENS
High megapixel count packed into a compact body means your camera has great light performance capability in its image sensor, so you ll get clear shots even in low light conditions and always produce high-resolution images that will make great photo enlargeme
20.1 MEGAPIXEL CCD IMAGE SENSOR
Bridge maintains a constant, low-power connection between your camera and your smartphone or tablet to give you easy control over your photographic life. now you can sync shots to your smart device while you shoot, and share nikon-quality images in an instant. you can also control key camera functions via your phone, keep your camera on time and up-to-date, and more.<br>the app for android devices is now available. the snapbridge ios app will be available on the app store from the end of august 2016. your camera may require a firmware update before the ios version of the snapbridge app can be u
Snapbridge
Der styling brings elegance, and with a depth of approximately 20.1 mm and a weight of around 119 g, you ll enjoy a compact camera body that will slip easily into a pocket or handbag so you can carry it anywhere, any time. available in a range of bright, stylish colours, this is the camera that looks good, fits your lifestyle perfectly, and takes beautiful high-resolution photos and mov
Elegant and compact body
superb shots on the go with the slender and stylish COOLPIX a300.<br>it's small and light enough to slip in a pocket or bag, so you re always ready to shoot close-ups of friends and family with the NIKKOR 8x optical zoom, extendable to 16x dynamic fine zoom and keep your camera connected to your smart device with snapbridge.<br>the 20.1 megapixel image sensor guarantees high-resolution images, while high-performance vibration reduction (vr) reduces camera shake, ensuring you only take sharp shots or smooth HD movies. use smart portrait mode as you shoot for perfect portraits, and scene auto selector to automatically optimise camera settings.<br>capture your world in style with the COOLPIX A
Average minimum aperture number
Smaller than average optical zoom
easy to enhance your photos with special effects as you shoot, like mirror effect that shows your subject and their mirror image in a single shot, selective color adding a pop of vivid colour to a monochrome image, or nostalgic sepia creating photos with a retro look. give shots a completely different look instantly in playback with quick effects like painting or fisheye or adjust the tone with cross screen to add a starbust effect to light sources in your ima

Nikon Coolpix A300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon Coolpix A300 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix A300's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 81% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix A300's optical zoom of only 8x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of 3,200 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 59% of all cameras when ordered 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 digital cameras. It is larger than 87% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix A300 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Coolpix A300 of only 119g is in the lightest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of only 200mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon Coolpix A300 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix A300 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix A300 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Coolpix A300 has a headphone output, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix A300 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix A300 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix A300 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix A300 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Nikon Coolpix A300 of only 19MB is smaller than 74% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix A300 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix A300 supports direct printing. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix A300 features bluetooth, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix A300 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 56% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The Coolpix A300's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 29% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Coolpix A300 of only 99% is in the narrowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the field of views range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix A300 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

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