Nikon P300 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P300 
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General
Model Number: P300 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $329.95
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Date Available: 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.7 oz (189 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 58 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.75
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 12.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.20x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - ?? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (160 to 1600), Fixed Range Auto (160 to 400, 160 to 800), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom) 
Shutter Speed Range:
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:  
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: 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
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description:  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 90.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out:  
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL):  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI 
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+ 
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: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 240
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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