• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Samsung Galaxy Camera
  • Nikon Coolpix W300
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Predecessor:   Nikon AW130
AW130 vs W300
Successor:    
General
Model Number: Galaxy Camera W300
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $499.99 $389.95
Street Price: $359.00 $386.95
Date Available: 2012-11-16 2017-07-01
Tripod Mount: No Yes
Weight: 10.6 oz (301 g)
includes batteries
8.1 oz (231 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 2.8 x 0.8 in.
(129 x 71 x 19 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(112 x 66 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 100.00 feet (30 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1984 x 1488 (3.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
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),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (60p/​30p)
320x240 (30p)
768x512 (120p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Samsung Zoom Lens Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 12 elements in 10 groups with 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 483mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.1 - 86.1mm 4.3 - 21.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 21.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled small aperture (-1 AV), ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 80 cm
3.9 - 31.5 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Centre AF, Multi AF, Face Detection AF Contrast Detection: Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 4.8 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 2,764,800 dots (921,600 px) 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto ISO, 125-1600; 3200 and 6400 available in Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: No Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 16 sec 1/4000 - 25 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted (when digital zoom is below 2x), Spot (when digital zoom is 2x or higher)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Landscape, Macro, Action freeze, Rich tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light trace. Expert Control (5 Mode) : P (Auto+), A (Aperture Priority), S (Speed Priority), Camcorder, M (Manual); Smart Pro: Macro, Rich Tone, Action Freeze, Waterfall Trace, Light Trace, Beautiful Sunset, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Silhouette, Vivid Fireworks; Photo Wizard: 35 photo editing tools Portrait, Backlighting, Beach, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Underwater, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Super Lapse Movie, Time Lapse Movie, Special Effects
Self Timer:   2, 5 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide : 0.2m - 6.2m (ISO Auto), Tele : 0.5m - 5.1m (ISO Auto) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 5.2 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 17 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 4.5 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 14 ft.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 1.0 EV in 0.5EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC) MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: 8,192.0 MB 473.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory (approx.) Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): 4G, 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz. IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi. Micro HDMI (Type D), Headphone Jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro USB
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.00  
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): 4.0 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 20 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): 0.72 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.48 seconds  
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): 0.093 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 3.5 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots 280 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Lithium-ion rechargeable Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: 1,650 mAh lithium ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 1,650 mAh lithium ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Uses a standard HD Super Clear Touch LCD screen, not an AMOLED like many Samsung devices. The stated resolution of 308 pixels per inch equates to a 1,280 x 720 pixel display. Has a 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor, and ships with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system, which is optimized for user interface speed through Google's Project Butter. Includes Google Play Store, Search, Maps, Gmail, Latitude, Plus, YouTube, Talk, Places, Navigation, Downloads, Chrome browser, Play Books, and Play Movies apps. Includes GPS receiver with A-GPS and GLONASS support. Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity: GSM 3G , HSPA-PLUS HSPA+21 (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100) 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz / 5GHz Wi-Fi Direct available GAP, SSP, HSP, A2DP, SPP, OPP, AVRCP 1.3, HID DLNA, HDMI 1.4 support KIES, KIES Air support Waterproof (100ft/30m), freezeproof (14F/-10C), dustproof and shockproof (7.9ft/2.4m). Available in orange, yellow or black.