Whether it’s a thrilling diving expedition or a relaxing holiday by the beach, the COOLPIX W300 is here to capture your adventures in any condition. Waterproof1, shockproof2, cold-resistant3 and dustproof4, the COOLPIX W300 will preserve all your moments with stunning clarity with its 16.05-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and 4K UHD video capabilities. Keep it by your side wherever you go.
Rugged and reliable
Wherever wanderlust leads you, the COOLPIX W300 is ready to perform. Waterproof1 to a depth of 30m, shockproof2 from a height of 2.4m, cold-resistant3 down to -10°C and dustproof4, the COOLPIX W300 can easily keep pace with any adventure.
Stunning shots on land or sea
Capture anything and everything in stunning resolution with the COOLPIX W300. Its 16.05-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor delivers brilliantly sharp and clear images, and a fast f/2.8 wide-angle NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom5 and 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom6 provides the power to get close to all the action. You can even capture detailed macro shots in sharp focus from just 1cm away.
Relive every moment in UHD
With just a touch of a button, the COOLPIX W300 will record your experiences in stunning 4K UHD/30p7 cinematic quality. Capture scenes in vivid clarity, even underwater, thanks to a 5-axis Vibration Reduction that preserves sharp and smooth scenes, and the new AE lock feature that balances exposure when shooting in erratic lighting conditions. Own the moment with fast-motion videos in Time-lapse mode8 and the new Superlapse movie9 mode.
Add a personal touch
Personalise your shots with Creative Mode – select from multiple preset effects and let the COOLPIX W300 do the rest. To create more eye-catching images, choose from 8 different Quick Effects like fisheye, miniature effect and painting.
Map out your adventures
Keep track of the all the amazing destinations you visit. The COOLPIX W300 features a built-in altimeter and depth gauge for atmospheric and water pressure readings. Retrace your steps with the built-in GPS, GLONASS and QZSS10 that capture data to pinpoint the location of each shot – all easily accessed with a touch of the Tool button.
Shoot and share
Share your best shots with SnapBridge – a feature that automatically downloads your images to your smart device via a constant Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection. Once SnapBridge application is installed, you can easily activate the camera’s built-in wireless11 image transfer to compatible smart devices. SnapBridge also allows your smart device to access your camera, even when the camera is switched off.
Made to measure up
The COOLPIX W300 is available in a wide range of colours to suit your personality. Weighing approximately 231g and measuring 111.5mm (width) x 66.0mm (height) x 29.0mm (depth), the COOLPIX W300 is ergonomically designed to fit into the palm of your hand. Its 3.0-in TFT monitor ensures superior visibility with minimal reflection – even in bright outdoor conditions, while an added LED light button will help you illuminate surrounding areas when you’re shooting in the dark.
Illuminate the darkness of the deep blue sea with an array of optical accessories, such as the Underwater Speedlight. For added protection, a silicon jacket will protect the camera body from any scratches, so you can capture all of your exciting adventures with the COOLPIX W300 without a worry.
The iF Design Award 2018
The Nikon COOLPIX W300 is a proud recipient of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018, a world-renowned design prize.
The COOLPIX W300 won over the 63-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world. The competition was intense: over 6,400 entries were submitted from 54 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality.
1 Waterproof performance (WP): Shooting at depths up to 30m (100ft) possible for approx. 60 minutes. Clears Nikon testing conditions that are equivalent to JIS/IEC Protection Class 8 (IPX8). Supports Advanced Open Water license, with water depth of 30m.
2 Shockproof performance (SP): Shockproof from falls up to approximately 2.4m (8ft) in height. Clears Nikon testing conditions that conform to MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock (dropped onto plywood of 5cm thickness from a height of 240cm).
3 Cold-resistant: Approximately -10°C.
4 Dustproof performance: Solids, such as dust, are unable to penetrate the camera. Clears Nikon testing conditions that equivalent to JIS/IEC Protection Class 6 (IP6X).
5 Approximately 24mm-120mm equivalent in 35mm format.
6 Approximately 240mm equivalent in 35mm format. Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
7 When the battery temperature is below 0°C (32°F), movies with the size/frame rate set to 2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/60p, 1080/50p, HS 480/4×, HS 480/4×, HS 1080/0.5×, or HS 1080/0.5× cannot be recorded. If the battery temperature goes below 0°C (32°F) before you start recording, the size/frame rate of the movie switches to 1080/30p or 1080/25p. If the size/frame rate of the movie is set to 2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4KUHD), 1080/60p, 1080/50p, HS 480/4×, HS 480/4×, HS1080/0.5×, or HS 1080/0.5× and the battery temperature goes below 0°C (32°F)while recording, the camera may stop recording and turn off automatically. The recorded movie is saved.
8 Still images and sounds are not recorded.
9 Angle of view is narrower than for a regular movie. Audio is not recorded.
10 GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System): “Global navigation satellite systems” operated by Russia. QZSS (Quasi Zenith Satellites System): Regional navigation satellite system that would be receivable within Japan.
11 The camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used when SnapBridge application is installed on compatible smart devices.
|Type||Compact digital camera|
|Effective pixels||16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)|
|Image sensor||1/2.3-in. type CMOS Total pixels: approx. 16.79 million|
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 5 x optical zoom|
|Focal length||4.3 to 21.5 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 -120 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Maximum aperture||f/ 2.8 to 4.9|
|Construction||12 elements in 10 groups (2 ED lens elements)|
|Digital zoom magnification||Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 480 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Vibration reduction||Lens shift and electronic VR|
|Autofocus system||Contrast-detect AF|
|Focus range||[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞ Macro mode : Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to ∞ (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)|
|Focus-area selection||Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF|
|Monitor size||7.5 cm ( 3 -in.) diagonal|
|Monitor resolution||Approx. 921 k-dot wide viewing angle 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. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Media||SD, SDHC, SDXC Internal memory (approx. 99 MB)|
|File system||DCF and Exif 2.31 compliant|
|File formats||Still images: JPEG Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)|
|Still images||16 M (High) 4608×3456, 16 M 4608×3456, 8 M 3264×2448, 4 M 2272×1704, 2 M 1600×1200, VGA 640×480, 16:9 12 M 4608×2592, 1:1 3456×3456|
|Movies||2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/30p, 1080/25p, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 720/30p, 720/25p, 480/30p, 480/25p, HS 480/4x, HS 1080/0.5x*1|
|ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)||ISO 125 to 1600 ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)|
|Metering method||Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)|
|Exposure modes||Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter type||Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/1500 to 1 s 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting) 25 s (Star trails in Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)|
|Self-timer||10 s, 2 s 5 s (self-portrait timer)|
|Type||Electronically-controlled preset aperture (–1 AV) and ND filter (–2 AV) selections|
|Range||3 steps (f/2.8, f/4.1, f/8.2 [W])|
|Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)||[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)|
|Control||TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes|
|USB connector||Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)|
|HDMI output connector||HDMI micro connector (Type D)|
|Standards||IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)|
|Operating frequency||2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)|
|Maximum output power||11.3 dBm (EIRP)|
|Security||Open system, WPA2-PSK|
|Communication protocols||Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1|
|Electronic compass||16 cardinal points (position correction using 3-axis acceleration sensor, automatic correction for the deviated angle, and automatic offset adjustment)|
|Location data||GPS: Receiving frequency: 1575.42 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84 GLONASS: Receiving frequency: 1598.0625 to 1605.3750 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84|
|Barometer||Display range: Approx. 500 to 4600 hPa|
|Altimeter||Display range: Approx. -300 to +4500 m (-984 to +14,760 ft)|
|Depth gauge||Display range: Approx. 0 to 35 m (0 to 114 ft)|
|Waterproof||JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions) Capacity to shoot images underwater up to a depth of 30 m (100 ft) and for 60 minutes|
|Dustproof||JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)|
|Shockproof||Cleared our testing conditions*4 compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock|
|Supported languages for camera menus||Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian|
|Power source||One EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-62F AC Adapter (available separately)|
|Charging time||Approx. 2 h 20 min (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)|
|Battery life of still shooting||Approx. 280 shots when using EN-EL12*2|
|Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)||Approx. 1 h (1080/30p) when using EN-EL12*2*3 Approx. 1 h (1080/25p) when using EN-EL12*2*3|
|Tripod socket||1/4 (ISO 1222)|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||Approx. 111.5 x 66.0 x 29.0 mm ( 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 in.) (excluding projections)|
|Weight||Approx. 231 g ( 8.2 oz ) (including battery and memory card)|
|Temperature||-10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F) (for land use), 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) (for underwater use)|
|Humidity||85% or less (no condensation)|
|Supplied Accessories||Camera strap for land use, EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter*5*6, UC-E21 USB Cable, Brush*7|
|Note||All measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines.
*1 When the battery temperature is below 0°C (32°F), movies with the size/frame rate set to 2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/60p, 1080/50p, HS 480/4x, or HS 1080/0.5x cannot be recorded.
*2 Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge and the LED light 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.
*3 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. When Movie options is set to 1080/30p, it cannot exceed 27 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
*4 Dropped from a height of 240 cm (7 ft 10 in.) onto a surface of 5 cm (2 in.) thick plywood (changes in appearance, such as paint peeling off and deformation of the drop shock portion and waterproof performance are not subject to the test). These tests do not guarantee that the camera will be free from damage or trouble under all conditions.
*5 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.
*6 The EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter may be included instead of the EH-73P, depending on the country or region where you purchased the camera.
*7 The brush is used for cleaning the waterproof packing.