Last Updated on January 13, 2019
Compact, rugged and tough – these are the qualities of the newest Nikon point-and -shoot camera, the COOLPIX W300. Digital imaging leader, Nikon, announced the coming of this durable camera intended for users who love adventure and the outdoors. A reliable travel companion, this robust model shoots quality 4K UHD videos and high-quality images with no sweat.
Designed with a newly improved grip for easy handling, the W300 sports a large LCD display at 3 inches as well as NIKKOR lenses with 5x optical zoom and yet, is still lightweight. Whether the adventure involves sports activities or nature tripping, this camera will come in handy.
Aside from its interesting features, this COOLPIX model is freeze and shock proof. It is also dust and water resistant. Moreover, it comes with Bluetooth technology via the Nikon SnapBride app and built-in WiFi for easy-sharing of videos and images.
High quality images and 4K UHD videos
Capture action-packed adventure up close with the wide-angle NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom with an aperture range between f/2.8-4.9 and f/4.9 as well as shoot detailed images from afar with 10x dynamic fine zoom even in low light.
Hybrid VR technology
This innovation results to smooth 4K UHD (3840×2160/30p) videos and sharp images, even in underwater sports like snorkeling. Other video features include an array of functions like super-lapse and time-lapse recording.
Durability and Versatility
COOLPIX W300 sports a 16-megapixel CMOS back-side illuminated (BSI) , 1/2.3-inch sensor to complement the NIKKOR lens for impressive photography. Rugged and tough, the W300 can withstand different environments with a durable body built to handle very low temperature (14F / -10C), water depth (100ft. / 30m), shock (7.9ft. / 2.4m) and dust. It now also comes with an ergonomically designed shutter button and improved hand grip to allow user to shoot pictures and videos even when wearing gloves.
Despite its compact and rugged nature, the W300 also supports up to 4K video recording at 30fps and full-HD recording at 60fps. There’s a 3-inch LCD screen around the back with a 921K-dot resolution. The camera also supports Nikon’s SnapBridge photo sharing feature via Bluetooth and you even get Wi-Fi and GPS built-in.
Ease of Sharing
Complete with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, transferring videos and images to smart devices for instant sharing through social media has never faster and more convenient. This camera also supports remote operation using a smart device, via the app.
A perfect travel equipment, this awesome, tough camera has an integrated GPS to identify exact locations even in hard to find areas. It also has mapping functions, altimeter, depth gauge and a Points of Interest (POI) feature. Capturing images even in low-light conditions is augmented by an LED light feature activated with a dedicated button while the Active Guide function displays altitude and location at an instance. It also uses a contrast detection autofocus system with an ISO sensitivity ranging from 125-1600.
Available in orange, black or yellow, the COOLPIX W300 will be out in Summer 2017 with an estimated retail price of $389.95.