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Nikon Coolpix W300

Nikon Coolpix W300
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175 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
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Age
2 Years Old
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Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 5x optical zoom camera, good for everyday photography. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS, is waterproof and supports Wi-Fi. Our review analysis indicates that it has superb features, it's able to produce good images and very easy to use.
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended dkamera.de Innovation Award PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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16MP
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OPTICAL ZOOM
4K
VIDEO RESOLUTION
2.8
MINIMUM
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
231g
2x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
30m
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Nikon Coolpix W300 Price History

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix W300 number 5 in best selling cameras and number 335 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
88
Features
92
Popularity
79
Value for Money
85
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87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites and a "Innovation Award" from Dkamera.de.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Coolpix W300 has some great features:
Ok optical zoom
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Smaller than average minimum aperture number
4K UHD 30p movie recording
Bright f/2.8 NIKKOR lens with 24 mm wide-angle
16 effective megapixels CMOS sensor with 5x optical zoom and 10x dynamic fine zoom
High-performance VR (vibration reduction) for both still photos and movies

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography. It is also very good for landscape photography as well being very good for everyday photography.
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Average Review Score

4.1 stars (175 reviews)

57%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
99 Reviews
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45 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Nikon Coolpix W300 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Camera Labs

Innovation Award

It's received an Innovation Award from dkamera.de.
Innovation Award from dkamera.de

What Are People Saying About the Nikon Coolpix W300?

Picture Quality
73
12
Lens System
10
4
Features
23
1
Video Capability
9
1
Ease of Use
29
3
Robustness
19
5
Price
12
5
Landscape Photography
4
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Flash
1
2
Size and Weight
9
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Viewfinder / Screen
1
1
Connectivity
6
0
Design
4
1
Portrait Photography
1
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Battery
1
1
Noise Level
1
0
Support
1
0
6 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Price
  • ... exceeded my expectations. Got some fantastic memories with this camera. Was worth the price!
    Bill - Bestbuy.com 26 Jul 2018
  • Daniela scored Value for Money 100 out of 100
    Daniela - Currys.co.uk 24 May 2018
  • David scored Value for Money 50 out of 100
    David - Currys.co.uk 25 May 2018
  • Katarzyna scored Value for Money 90 out of 100
    Katarzyna - Currys.co.uk 10 Sep 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Inferior Quality
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    More Than 20 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Robust

    Over 10 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was strong and durable and several people thought that it was also good at resisting water ingress and was well made.

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    Strong and Durable
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
  • The Coolpix W300 is a rugged and waterproof camera that continues Nikon's tradition of producing versatile point-and-shoots that perform as well in the ...
    tomsguide.com 6 Nov 2017
  • The Nikon COOLPIX W300 is a waterproof rugged compact, so let's start with its rugged credentials. It's the most waterproof compact currently on the market, ...
    Camera Labs 30 Jul 2017
  • ... kids won't break - there are plenty of waterproof, rugged cameras available at a variety of price-points.All of the camer...
    DP Review 10 Jun 2018
  • Great compact durable camera able to withstand the day to day activities required for my job...
    Sniper13b - Bestbuy.com 24 Oct 2017
  • View All Reviews About Tough
    Good At Resisting Water Ingress
    10 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Well Made
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Five People Thought it Had a Poor Battery Life

    Four people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had a bad battery life.

  • ... controls or advanced settings. Extremely limited remote shooting app. Shorter battery life. Soft images.
    Ephotozine 16 Aug 2017
  • Takes great pictures, in jpgs. No raw which is unfortunate. Battery life is HORRIBLE. Buy a spare battery OR TWO. They're kinda pricy for the size too. ...
    Chairisgood - Bestbuy.com 12 Jan 2019
  • ... Built-in rechargeable stylus. Pricey as configured. OLED screen means less battery life than the competition. Fingerprint magnet. Versatility. Great screen. ...
    Steve's Digicams 29 May 2017
  • ... Built-in rechargeable stylus. Pricey as configured. OLED screen means less battery life than the competition. Fingerprint magnet. Versatility. Great screen. ...
    Steve's Digicams 29 May 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was compact, was really easy to carry around and was a good size.

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    Compact
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... fits the bill. The W300 is also waterproof down to 30 metres, more than any other compact camera, without the need of an external waterproof case.Image ...
    Ephotozine 16 Aug 2017
  • The Nikon COOLPIX W300 is a waterproof rugged compact, so let's start with its rugged credentials. It's the most waterproof compact currently on the market, ...
    Camera Labs 30 Jul 2017
  • ... compact, so let's start with its rugged credentials. It's the most waterproof compact currently on the market, with a depth rating of 30 meters – that's ...
    Camera Labs 30 Jul 2017
  • Nikon has announced the Coolpix W300 for summer 2017. A compact and rugged lifeproof-style point-and-shoot camera, Nikon describes the W300 as more of ...
    Steve's Digicams 29 May 2017
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    Really Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of Owners Thought it Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had a good case and was good-looking.

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    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... underwater mode. Takes great 1cm macro shots. Action Control lets you scroll through the menu by tapping the case. Small enough to fit in a top pocket, ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 1 Mar 2018
  • ... to even look at it, just flat refused and blamed me. I took the case off gently about 9 times in total! So, crap camera, ridiculous overpriced. On Girls ...
    P. - Amazon.co.uk 5 Feb 2019
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    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 30 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    More than 30 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was very easy to use and four people thought that it also had good controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    31 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Amazing under water pictureseasy to use. Amazing under water pictures easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 19 Feb 2018
  • Camera is easy to use with plenty of extras. Portable. lightweight point and shoot. Excellent camera for the money...
    HappyWilly - Bestbuy.com 10 Sep 2017
  • Easy to use and carry. Just used it on a 10 day trip to Sicily. No issues at all. Did everything I wanted to do...
    DrBarb - Bestbuy.com 17 May 2018
  • ... excellent lens for all photo's - took camera to Campeche, Merida & Cancun easy to use !
    455Buick73 - Bestbuy.com 15 Jun 2018
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    Has Good Controls
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Has Useful Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had brilliant features.

  • ... or video in most situations. Some advanced users, though, will miss certain higher-end features, such as the...Versatile and easy to us. Intriguing variety ...
    tomsguide.com 6 Nov 2017
  • ... TG-5 and 10 metres de... The Nikon COOLPIX W300's strength is that it's a good all-round performer with a great balance of features. It's got an excellent ...
    Camera Labs 30 Jul 2017
  • ... according. You can switch from pics to video with one button. The best feature is the built-in WiFi and bluetooth connectivity...
    Divingcamera - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • Good solid made camera. Lots of features or just point and shoot to take photos or video. Haven't used underwater as yet so can't comment on this. As on ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Mar 2018
  • Six People Thought This Digital Camera Was Good in Terms of Connectivity

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had wifi capacity and gps.

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    Has Wifi Capacity
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... quality. Fully tested it on a white water kayaking holiday. The wifi autoshare application is really handy. As soon as camera and your phone get in range ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
  • Nice features for an underwater camera great pics in the water easy to use wifi options are there if you want to spend time for setup good buy for average user...
    Gonz - Bestbuy.com 18 Jan 2018
  • ... according. You can switch from pics to video with one button. The best feature is the built-in WiFi and bluetooth connectivity...
    Divingcamera - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
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    Has Gps
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Two People Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level
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    Over 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Lens That Was Good

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had a very good autofocus, zoom and had a good lens.

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    Has an Outstanding Autofocus
    5 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... the Northern and Eastern states. reat capture of color and terrific focus even in quick grab shots...
    Howie - Bestbuy.com 21 Oct 2017
  • ... favor faster shutter speeds. As with all point-and-shoot cameras, focus is your best effort, but dont be disappointed if many are out of focus. Remember...when ...
    James - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Apr 2019
  • ... case.Image q...4K video recording. Waterproof to 30m. Easy to use. Very close focus macro mode. Available in a number of colours. Nikon Coolpix 300. No ...
    Ephotozine 16 Aug 2017
  • ... housing, and the pictures are great. The camera responds well underwater, focusing easily, and produces crisp, rich images. It's now very easy to switch ...
    Akerkar - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Sep 2018
  • View All Reviews About Autofocus
    Has a Very Good Zoom
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Lens
    3 people agree
    6 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Five people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had a bad screen.

  • ... images. Pretty expensive. But you get what you pay for. The rear display screen could use a screen protector.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
  • ... wonky, it can be really challenging to change settings. The screen is terrible in bright sunlight, really needs a viewfinder. Still would recommend...
    DMil - Bestbuy.com 5 Aug 2018
  • ... Built-in rechargeable stylus. Pricey as configured. OLED screen means less battery life than the competition. Fingerprint magnet. Versatility. Great screen. ...
    Steve's Digicams 29 May 2017
  • ... keyboard keys. No dedicated NumPad or Macro keys, average display response times for a gaming notebook, very warm CPU temp. Brilliant, colorful screen. ...
    Steve's Digicams 29 May 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Produced Good Quality Photos

    Over 70 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was able to produce good images and over 10 people thought that it was also outstanding for underwater photography and had a superb picture quality. Two people also thought that it was good in low light.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    78 people agree
    13 people disagree
  • ... once again teamed up with over two dozen other member magazines from around the world to select the winners in the annual TIPA World Awards for the best photo products of 2018 in 40 d...
    shutterbug.com 18 Apr 2018
  • ... waterproof Nikon Coolpix W300 will provide most shooters with the tools they need to take good to very good quality images or video in most situations. ...
    tomsguide.com 6 Nov 2017
  • ... great balance of features. It's got an excellent 5x zoom, a great quality 16 Megapixel sensor, GPS, barometer and electronic compass, plus 4K UHD video ...
    Camera Labs 30 Jul 2017
  • Great camera and easy to use takes awesome pictures...
    Worm - Bestbuy.com 6 Jul 2018
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Superb for Underwater Photography
    20 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Picture Quality
    16 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good in Low Light
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought the Nikon Coolpix W300 Was Good for Video Capture

    Over 10 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was outstanding for video recording.

  • ... from the Zodiacs kept my other cameras in their waterproof bags. Takes excellent videos and stills. Menus not totally user friendly, but if you take the ...
    ROBERT - Bhphotovideo.com 4 Aug 2018
  • ... right exposure and focus. Videos are excellent too especially if you don't try to zoom during recording as focus can be lost and you can hear the noise ...
    Snap79 - Johnlewis.com 7 Jan 2018
  • ... W300 should provide many beautiful photos and quite impressive movies to most careful diving photographers. In my opinion, it is one of the finest basic ...
    Norm - Bhphotovideo.com 22 Mar 2018
  • Good solid made camera. Lots of features or just point and shoot to take photos or video. Haven't used underwater as yet so can't comment on this. As on ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 25 Mar 2018
  • Three People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Three people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 had a bad flash.

  • ... because I use a low setting. The only issue I have found so far is its' determination to not use flash when it is very dark. I was trying to take a picture ...
    Deric - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Aug 2018
  • ... trying to take a picture of a garbage disposer, but the camera would not use flash on the auto setting. Consequently, the picture was too dark. I use a ...
    Deric - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Aug 2018
  • ... the lens. This has the very inconvenient effect that flash photos of people taken near a wall always have a shadow of the person's head going above and ...
    J. - Amazon.co.uk 7 Jun 2017
  • The Majority of Customers Thought the Nikon Coolpix W300 Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Five people thought that the Nikon Coolpix W300 was outstanding for macro photography.

  • ... Olympus. Went with this model because it has a better zoom. The Olympus has a better macro mode. I am also more experienced with Nikon menu system...
    ZupperDad - Bestbuy.com 30 Dec 2018
  • ... you take the time to learn this camera, it works beautifully, even with super macro capability...
    ROBERT - Bhphotovideo.com 4 Aug 2018
  • ... claims to be. Includes appropriate features like underwater mode. Takes great 1cm macro shots. Action Control lets you scroll through the menu by tapping ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 1 Mar 2018
  • ... case.Image q...4K video recording. Waterproof to 30m. Easy to use. Very close focus macro mode. Available in a number of colours. Nikon Coolpix 300. No ...
    Ephotozine 16 Aug 2017
  • One Person Thought it is Good for Portraits
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    How Good Are Nikon Cameras?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    ok optical zoom
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    Smaller than average minimum aperture number
    Very short camera shutter speed
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a GPS
    Features bluetooth
    Waterproof
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Freezeproof
    Has a shock resistant
    High waterproof up to
    Dustproof
    Has an HDMI
    Huge internal memory
    Smaller than average maximum aperture number
    Tiny closest focusing distance
    Has a self-timer
    High display resolution
    Has a tripod mount
    3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution
    Has a wrist strap
    Very short battery recharge time
    Shock proof
    Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    ok megapixels
    ok maximum ISO sensitivity
    ok weight
    ok display diagonal
    Smaller than average digital zoom
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Narrower than average field of view

    What the Reviews Say

    More than 20 people thought this digital camera was robust
    9 out of 10 owners thought it was a good size
    The majority of owners thought it was well designed
    Over 30 people thought this digital camera was easy to use
    9 out of 10 people thought this digital camera has useful technical features
    Six people thought this digital camera was good in terms of connectivity
    Over 10 people thought this digital camera had a lens that was good
    The vast majority of owners thought this digital camera produced good quality photos
    Over 10 people thought the Nikon Coolpix W300 was good for video capture
    Five people thought it had a poor battery life
    6 out of 10 owners thought it did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    Three people thought it did not have a good flash
    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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    ok Megapixels

    The Nikon Coolpix W300's sensor megapixels of 16MP is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 59% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    ok Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix W300 of 5x is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 53% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The Coolpix W300 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 5976 x 3992 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as UHD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Coolpix W300 has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The Coolpix W300's minimum aperture number of only 2.8 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 81% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Coolpix W300's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Nikon Coolpix W300 of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a GPS
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    The Coolpix W300 has a GPS, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have a GPS.

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    Features Bluetooth
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    The Coolpix W300 features bluetooth. 93% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Waterproof
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    The Coolpix W300 is waterproof. 94% of cameras are not waterproof.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has a built-in flash. 75% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 supports Full HD video. 71% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Freezeproof
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    The Coolpix W300 is freezeproof, which is unusual. 98% of cameras are not freezeproof.

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    Has a Shock Resistant
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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    The weight of the Coolpix W300 of 231g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 58% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    High Waterproof Up to
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    The waterproof up to of the Nikon Coolpix W300 of 30m is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest waterproof up to of digital cameras is 1m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 13m.

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    ok Display Diagonal
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    The Coolpix W300's display diagonal of 3" is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

    The Nikon Coolpix W300's digital zoom of only 2x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    Dustproof
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 is dustproof. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has an HDMI, unlike 62% of cameras which do not have an HDMI.

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    Huge Internal Memory

    The average internal memory of all cameras is 48MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The Coolpix W300's internal memory of 473MB is bigger than 99% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix W300 of only 4.9 is in the smallest 27% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Tiny Closest Focusing Distance

    The Coolpix W300's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Coolpix W300 has a self-timer. 81% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Narrower Than Average Field of View

    Cameras have field of views of between 74% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Coolpix W300 of only 97% is narrower than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    High Display Resolution

    Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels. The Nikon Coolpix W300's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has a tripod mount, unlike 77% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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    3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix W300 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This digital camera also supports video resolutions of 640x480 pixels, 1280x720 pixels, 1920x1080 pixels plus 1 more value. The worst resolution of all cameras is full hd 1080p pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

    A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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    Has a Wrist Strap

    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has a wrist strap. 92% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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    Very Short Battery Recharge Time

    The battery recharge time of the Nikon Coolpix W300 of only 2.33h is shorter than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the battery recharge times range from 1.5h to 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.2h.

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    Shock Proof

    The Coolpix W300 is shock proof, unlike 97% of cameras which are not shock proof.

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    Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix W300 of only 120mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Nikon Coolpix W300 has been listed on Kagoo since June 2017 and is currently ranked number 335 out of 448 digital cameras.
    79
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Nikon Coolpix W300 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    6 out of 10 owners thought this digital camera had a good price
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    Nikon Coolpix W300 Release Date

    June 2017

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    Nikon Coolpix W300 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Image Stabilizer Location
    Design
    Waterproof
    Waterproof Up to
    Dustproof
    Colour
    Shock Resistant
    International Protection (IP) Code
    Freezeproof
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Focus (AF) Points
    Focus Adjustment
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Video Recording Time
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display Aspect Ratio
    Display
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Viewfinder
    Magnification
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    USB Port
    Camera
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Camera File System
    Tripod Mount
    Scene Modes
    Tripod Thread
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Battery Recharge Time
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Packaging Content
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Quick Start Guide
    Wrist Strap
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth Version
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Shock Proof
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Panorama
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Altimeter
    Lens System
    Power Supply Type
    Barometer
    Size
    Sensor Resolution
    Effective Megapixels (Image)
    Accessories Included
    Type
    Technical Details
    GPS
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer
    Focal Length
    Continuous Shooting
    Model Number
    Shutter Speed
    Wireless Technology
    Features
    Rechargeable Battery

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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    Barcodes

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