As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A300 is also often compared to compacts, ultra compacts, super zooms, waterproofs and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix A300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix S7000) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the CyberShot DSC-W800)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it is newer (april 2016 vs february 2015) and is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3.3), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$118 - $130

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 122 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
3 months older
$125 - $149

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.7
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 138 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
3 months older
$99 - $119

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 126 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
1 year older
$219

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 8x
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 240 shots
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S7000 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 165 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
1 year older
$210

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a GPS
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
1 year older
$89

Significant advantages of the S3700 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3700 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3700 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 118 g vs 119 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is more popular.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.8) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 months older
$107

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year older
$85 - $100

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L32 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 months older
$87

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
2 years older
$110

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year older
$133

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S2900 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 119 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.7

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the DSC-W220 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 33 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), is newer (april 2016 vs february 2009) and is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3.2), is slightly larger (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years older
$120

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
7 years older

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and Coolpix A300

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (april 2016 vs february 2015), is thinner (0.8" vs 4.8") and is significantly lighter (119 g vs 899 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.8), has much less zoom (8x vs 83.3x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years older
$178 - $268

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 240 shots
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and Coolpix A300

  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $136.95

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$149 - $171

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 240 shots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 430 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the L340 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$195 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $195.00 vs $136.95

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year older
$474 - $697

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 8x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 119 g
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the P900 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2013) and is more popular.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is not waterproof and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Ricoh WG-4

Ricoh WG-4
3 years older

Significant advantages of the WG-4 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-4 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-4 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
2 years older
$99

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S32 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3.3), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (april 2016 vs august 2016) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
3 months newer
$157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.8"