Nikon P310 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P310 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: P310
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $329.95
Street Price: $168.95
Date Available: 2012-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (194 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: BSI
Effective Megapixels: 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor VR
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: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with Subject Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
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:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (auto gain from ISO 100 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 100 to 400, 100 to 800), ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400), Hi 2 (equivalent to 12800 in High ISO monochrome special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings:  
Shutter Speed Range:  
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation:  
Metering Modes:  
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 21 scene modes plus special effects including Soft Focus, Sepia, High Key, Low Key, High Contrast and High ISO Monochrome
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
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
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support:
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory: 90.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
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: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.00
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 (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 230
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical VR Image Stabilization, f/1.8 Maximum Aperture Lens, 1080p Full HD Movies w/ Stereo Sound, 21 Scene modes including Backlight HDR and Easy Panorama, Subject Tracking AF, Smart Portrait System. Available in black.

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