Nikon P300 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P300 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: P300
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $329.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.7 oz (189 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 58 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080
1280x720
640x480
320x240
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out:
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Nikkor Wide Optical Zoom VR lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.20x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - ??
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Priority AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (160 to 1600), Fixed Range Auto (160 to 400, 160 to 800), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range:  
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:  
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: ~20 Scene including Advanced Night Landscape and Night Portrait modes; Easy Panorama Scene mode; Filter effects like Painting, Fisheye, Miniature and Cross Screen
Self Timer: 2 , 10, Smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 240
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Fastest lens (f/1.8) of any Coolpix, 4-way VR Image Stabilization, EXPEED C2 processor, full PASM, filter effects, full 1080p HD movies, HS movies up to 120 fps, HDMI output, Easy Panorama Scene mode, Advanced Night Landscape mode, Night Portrait mode, Smile Timer, Face Priority AF, Blink Warning, Red-eye Fix, Skin Softening, Best Shot Selector.

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