Specifications

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Technical Notes

Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX A300 Digital Camera

Specifications

Type

Compact digital camera

Number of effective pixels

20.1 million (Image processing may reduce the number of 
effective pixels.)

Image sensor

1

/

2.3

-in. type CCD; approx. 20.48 million total pixels

Lens

NIKKOR lens with 8× optical zoom

Focal length

4.5–36.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25–
200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

f/-number

f/3.7–6.6

Construction

8 elements in 7 groups

Digital zoom magnification

Up to 4× (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 
800 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Vibration reduction

Lens shift (still images)
Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus (AF)

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range

• [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.)–, 

[T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft)–

• Macro mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.)– (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

Monitor

6.7 cm (2.7-in.), 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)

Storage

Media

Internal memory (approx. 19 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory 
card

File system

DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

File formats

Still images: JPEG
Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)