The latest, ultra-stylish addition to your bag of accessories is the COOLPIX A300. Designed in 5 vibrant colours, the 20.1-megapixel A300 features a high quality exterior in a slim, pocket-friendly body. It comes with 8x optical zoom*1 and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom*2, capable of covering a wide angle of 25mm, that can take you to where the action is. Stay connected with SnapBridge and instantly share moments on your social networks.
The A300 captures stunningly sharp images with a 20.1-megapixel image sensor. Boasting an 8x optical zoom*1 with 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom*2, this versatile camera can even focus as close as 2cm from the subject in macro mode. Vibration Reduction minimises camera shake even when on the move. Scene Auto Selector picks the best settings, so you can simply focus on getting the shot you want.
Share your best shots with SnapBridge, a new feature that automatically downloads your images to your smart device via a constant Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection. BLE maintains constant connection with minimal power, so you can continue shooting and sharing without draining your batteries too quickly. SnapBridge also allows your smart device to access your camera, even when the camera is switched off. It even automatically archives your pictures onto Nikon Image Space*3.
Save the best parts of your life in HD. The A300 records in 720/30p format and effortlessly photographs distant subjects with its 8x optical zoom*1. Thanks to the 4-axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction system, videos can now be shot with minimal camera shake.
Create up to 22 fresh new looks with a variety of retouching functions. The Glamour Retouch options such as skin softening and applied eye shadow can be applied to achieve your desired look for a glamourous night out, even if you are staying in.
Make your outfit pop with one of the A300’s five stylish colours. Weighing approximately 118g with its battery and memory card, this handy camera measures only 20.1mm in diameter (excluding projections) to fit comfortably in a jeans pocket or handbag. Its high quality aluminium exterior also makes the A300 perfect for a day out at the mall or on a hiking trail.
*1 Approximately 200mm equivalent in 35mm format.
*2 Approximately 400mm equivalent in 35mm format. Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
*3 Register for your Nikon ID to receive unlimited online storage for thumbnail pictures at a resolution of 1920x1080 on NIKON IMAGE SPACE, for free.
1. Key features
This small and slim camera offers 8x optical zoom, and using Dynamic Fine Zoom you can increase zoom capability to 16x* without compromising the high resolution. Optical VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization helps to provide a steady picture at any zoom range. And with 4-Axis Hybrid VR, you can shoot beautifully steady movie clips even while walking or from a moving vehicle. *Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
SnapBridge eliminates the barrier between your camera and smart device, through a combination of Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) technology and a dedicated app.* In addition to automatic picture transfer from camera to smart device thanks to the constant connection between the two devices, it also offers free, unlimited upload of thumbnails on the NIKON IMAGE SPACE cloud service.** It’s possible to embed location, date/time, and two pieces of credit information (i.e. copyright, comments, text and stamps). Plus, support for Wi-Fi® and NFC further expands wireless connectivity. Shoot yourself from a distance or get into group shots with camera remote control, then wirelessly share your images right away. *Using this service requires installing the app SnapBridge app to the smart device prior to use. This can be downloaded from the application store of each smart device (free). **Using this service requires customer registration (free).
Notes: The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nikon Corporation is under license. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
This stylishly slim camera slips in and out of your pocket or handbag without a snag. Its mobile design is quality-intensive down to the fine details. Available in an eye-catching selection of colors* and décor to get you noticed. *Color availability may vary according to region.
20.1 effective megapixels* deliver detailed, high-resolution images. Each shot is taken with optimized settings thanks to Scene auto selector which chooses the appropriate mode from among 10 different scene modes. Subjects will be clearly in focus since Target finding AF automatically detects your intended subject within the frame. Any function is easier to use because of the self-explanatory Help display. *Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.
Get lots of “likes” by shooting in Smart portrait mode; it lets you adjust facial colorations or create a special mood in-camera before shooting, and even automatically take a picture when the subject smiles. Plus you’ll have 12 Glamour retouch effects to apply to already-shot images as well. If expansive scenery is your thing, use Panorama assist to stitch multiple shots together into a single panorama.
2. Other features
Compact digital camera
20.1million, (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
1/2.3-in.type, CCD, Total pixels: approx.20.48million
NIKKOR lens with8x optical zoom
4.5to, 36.0mm, (angle of view equivalent to that of 25 to 200 mm lens in 35mm  format)
8elements in, 7groups
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens-shift VR (still images), Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
[W]: Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞, [T]: Approx.1.5 m (5 ft) to ∞, Macromode: Approx., 2 cm (0.8 in.) to ∞ (wide-angle position), (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
6.7cm (2.7-in.) diagonal
Approx.230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 19 MB)
DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
Still images: JPEG Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image size (pixels)
20M (High) [5152 x 3864(Fine)] 20M [5152 x 3864] 10M [3648 x 2736] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 (14M) [5120 x 2880] 1:1 [3864 x 3864]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
ISO80, to1600, ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter
1/1500to, 1s, 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
10 s, 2 s 5 s (Self-portrait timer)
Electromagnetic ND filter (–3 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.7 and f/10.5 [W])
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.5 to 2.6 m (1 ft 8 in. to 8 ft 6 in.) [T]: 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Hi-Speed USB, Supports Direct Print (PictBridge) Also used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output.)
IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)
2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)
Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Supported languages for camera menus
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-62G AC Adapter (available separately)
Approx. 2 h 40 min (when using EH-72P/EH-72PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)
Battery life of still shooting
Approx. 240 shots when using EN-EL19(*1)
Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)
Approx. 45 min when using EN-EL19(*1)(*2)
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Approx.95.9, x58.0, x20.1mm (3.8, x2.3, x0.8in.), (excluding projections)
Approx.119g (4.2 oz), (including battery and memory card)
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-72P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.), UC-E16 USB Cable
1. All measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. *1 Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge and may vary with the conditions of use, including temperature, the interval between shots, and the length of time that menus and images are displayed. *2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 2 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
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