Nikon Coolpix P300

Announced Feb 9, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 100 mm (4.2×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 3000, 3968 x 2232, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 2944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Expeed C2
Image
ISO Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–100 mm
Optical zoom 4.2×
Maximum aperture F1.8–4.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 30 cm (11.81)
Macro focus range 3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 921,600
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD with anti-reflection coating
Live view Yes (Type C)
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 8 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 6.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye
Continuous drive 7.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (10 or 2 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (15, 30fps), 1280 x 720p (15, 30, 60 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps)
Format H.264, Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage included 90 MB
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 240
Weight (inc. batteries) 189 g (0.42 lb / 6.67 oz)
Dimensions 103 x 58 x 32 mm (4.06 x 2.28 x 1.26)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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