At A Glance

The Nikon Coolpix P300 offers great hardware and performance for its price, with an F1.8 lens, manual controls, and a very easy-to-use interface.

Manufacturer’s Description

The COOLPIX P300 camera does justice to your photographic talents with a 4.2x wide angle, F1.8 maximum aperture NIKKOR glass lens. This is the fastest lens Nikon has ever designed into a COOLPIX camera-it offers a 24-100mm optical zoom range and impressive telephoto performance for razor-sharp images. Plus, its maximum aperture of F1.8 assures exceptional low-light results and minimum depth of field. This outstanding lens will showcase your skills whether you're shooting portraits, panoramas, weddings, real estate, products, publicity stills, or any other challenging compositions-and will do so with still images or Full HD (1080p) movies. Simply put, this high-performance lens catches detailed images while displaying Nikon's proud tradition of producing precision camera optics.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 240 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.2 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 8 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Nikon Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number 26246
UPC Code 018208262465
Brand Name Nikon
Product Name Coolpix P300 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The COOLPIX P300 camera does justice to your photographic talents with a 4.2x wide angle, F1.8 maximum aperture NIKKOR glass lens. This is the fastest lens Nikon has ever designed into a COOLPIX camera-it offers a 24-100mm optical zoom range and impressive telephoto performance for razor-sharp images. Plus, its maximum aperture of F1.8 assures exceptional low-light results and minimum depth of field. This outstanding lens will showcase your skills whether you're shooting portraits, panoramas, weddings, real estate, products, publicity stills, or any other challenging compositions-and will do so with still images or Full HD (1080p) movies. Simply put, this high-performance lens catches detailed images while displaying Nikon's proud tradition of producing precision camera optics.

Product Model P300
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.2 x
Digital Zoom 2.0
Aperture Range f/1.8 to 4.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.18
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Coolpix P300 Compact Camera
  • Camera Strap AN-CP19
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
  • Charging AC Adapter EH-69P
  • UC-E6 USB Cable
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP16
  • CD-ROM
  • Features Face Detection, Manual White Balance, Continuous Shooting Mode, Aperture Priority, Smile Detection
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.3"
    Width 4.1"
    Depth 1.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 6.7 oz
    Video
    Video Formats MPEG-4
    Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Very Good
    Distortion Very Good
    Video Quality Good
    Video Sound Quality Very Good