Nikon Coolpix W300 Review

Overall Score

50

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 Sensor
  • 24-120 mm (5x) F2.8-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 112 x 66 x 29 mm, 231g.
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Nikon Coolpix W300 Overview


First introduced in May, 2017, Nikon Coolpix W300 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized sensor.


Nikon W300 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix W300

Sensor resolution of Nikon W300 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon W300 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon W300


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix W300 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Environmental Sealing
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
4.9 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.9
No Touch Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Battery Life: 280 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix W300 has an Overall Score of 50/100 and ranked #164 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #506 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon W300 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
55
Value for money score
66
Portability score
95
Overall score
50
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Nikon W300


Nikon Coolpix W300 weighs 231g and has external dimensions of 112 x 66 x 29mm (4.41 x 2.6 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Nikon W300 is 35 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon W300
231g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Nikon W300
29mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix W300 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix W300

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix W300 Dimensions Coolpix W300
Olympus Tough TG-5 Olympus TG-5 250 g 231 g 113 x 66 x 32 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW130 Nikon AW130 221 g 231 g 110 x 66 x 27 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-6 Olympus TG-6 253 g 231 g 113 x 66 x 32 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP130 Fujifilm XP130 207 g 231 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Olympus Tough TG-4 Olympus TG-4 247 g 231 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Fujifilm XP120 203 g 231 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW120 Nikon AW120 213 g 231 g 110 x 66 x 26 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix AW100 Nikon AW100 178 g 231 g 110 x 65 x 23 mm 112 x 66 x 29 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix W300


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix W300
Announced May, 2017
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/1 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.20
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 280 shots
Battery Type Built-in
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 231 g
Physical Dimensions 112 x 66 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Onboard + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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