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iOS SnapBridge compatibility will be available by the end of September 2016
iOS SnapBridge compatibility will be available by the end of September 2016
Designed in 3 vibrant colours, the 20.1 Megapixel A300 features a high-quality exterior in a slim, pocket-friendly body. It comes with 8x Optical zoom1 and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom2, capable of covering a wide angle of 25 mm. Also, stay connected with SnapBridge and instantly share your photos online.
The A300 captures stunningly sharp images with a 20.1 Megapixel image sensor. Boasting an 8x Optical zoom1 with 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom2, this versatile camera can even focus as close as 2 cm from the subject. Vibration Reduction minimises camera shake, while Scene Auto Selector picks the best settings.
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 uses 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 it’s switched off. It even automatically archives your pictures onto NIKON IMAGE SPACE3.
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 zoom1. Thanks to the 4-axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction system, videos can now be shot without camera shake.
Create up to 22 fresh looks with a variety of retouching functions. The Glamour Retouch options, such as skin softening and applied eye shadow, can achieve your desired look for a glamourous night out – even if you’re staying in.
Make your outfit pop with one of A300’s three stylish colours. Weighing only 118 g with its battery and memory card, this handy camera measures only 20.1 mm in diameter (excluding projections) to fit comfortably in your jeans or handbag. The high-quality aluminium exterior also makes the A300 perfect for a day’s shopping or a scenic hike.
Our smart new application – SnapBridge – allows the A300 to be constantly connected to a smart device via Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi®.
With SnapBridge you can automatically transfer images to your smart device, as well as upload them automatically to NIKON IMAGE SPACE3. You can also use the smart device to browse images stored in the camera, as well as embed images with its location and date/time information. SnapBridge dramatically enhances the value and convenience of images taken with the A300.
1 Approximately 200 mm equivalent in 35 mm format.
2 Approximately 400 mm equivalent in 35 mm 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 1920 x 1080 on NIKON IMAGE SPACE, for free.
|Type||Compact digital camera|
|Effective pixels||20.1 million
(Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
|Image sensor||1/2.3-in.type, CCD
Total pixels: approx. 20.48 million
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 8x Optical zoom and 16x Dynamic Fine zoom|
|Focal length||Optical zoom: angle of view equivalent to that of 25–200 mm lens in 35 mm  format
Dynamic Fine zoom: approx. 400 mm (35 mm format equivalent)
|Vibration reduction||Lens-shift VR in still shooting which provide an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 3.0 stops faster; 4-Axis Hybrid VR system during movie recording: optical (lens shift) + electronic type|
|Autofocus system||Target finding AF|
|Focus range||[W]: Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx.1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity
Macro mode: Approx.2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position)
(All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
|Focus-area selection||Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF|
|Special effects||9 Special effects and 7 Quick effects|
|Main features||Smart Portrait mode (10 options), Glamour Retouch (12 options), Panorama assist, Scene Auto Selector (10 kinds), Help function, Scene Modes (16 kinds)|
|Movie||720/30p HD video recording|
|Monitor size||6.7 cm (2.7 in.) diagonal|
|Monitor resolution||Approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment|
|Frame coverage (shooting mode)||Approx. 97% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Frame coverage (playback mode)||Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Media||SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 25 MB)|
|File system||DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant|
|File formats||Still images: JPEG and RAW
Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
|Image size (pixels)||20 M (High) 5152 x 3864 (Fine)
20 M 5152 x 3864
10 M 3648 x 2736
4 M 2272 x 1704
2 M 1600 x 1200
VGA 640 x 480
16:9 14 M 5120 x 2880
1:1 3864 x 3864
|ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)||ISO 80–1600
ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
|Exposure modes||Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter type||Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/1500 – 1 s
4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
|Self-timer||Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s|
|Type||Electronically-controlled ND filter (–3 AV) selection|
|Range||2 steps (f/3.7 and f/10.5 [W])|
|Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)||[W]: 0.5–2.8 m (1 ft 8 in.–9 ft 2 in.)
[T]: 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in.)
|Control||TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes|
|USB connector||Micro-USB connector
Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
Also used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output.)
|Audio input||Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)|
|Audio output||Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, BT, NFC, SnapBridge support|
|Operating frequency||2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)|
|Range (line of sight)||Approx. 10 m (10 yd)|
|Data rates (actual measured values)||IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps<br/ > IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps<br/ > IEEE 802.11n: 20 Mbps|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi/Bluetooth®; NFC, SnapBridge support/td>|
|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|
|Power source||One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included) AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)|
|Charging time||Approx. 2 h 40 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P 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*2|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 95.9 x 58.0 x 20.1 mm
|Weight||Approx. 119 g (including battery and memory card)|
|Humidity||85% or less (no condensation)|
|Supplied accessories||EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, UC-E16 USB Cable, AN-CP19 Strap|
|Optional accessories||MH-66 Battery Charger, EH-62G Charging AC Adapter, EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, UC-E16 USB Cable, EG-CP14 AV Cable|
|note||*1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed. Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge.
*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.
Stock and availability will differ by store. Please check your individual store for availability.
The COOLPIX A300 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.
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