As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A300 is also often compared to waterproofs, ultra compacts, super zooms, compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix A300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix W100) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs compact (99×60×27 mm)), has a significantly longer battery life (240 shots vs 190 shots), is newer (april 2016 vs february 2015), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (119 g vs 165 g).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$117 - $118

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
$149 - $169

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

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

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

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 190 shots vs 240 shots

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)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
3 months older
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (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 PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 240 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and Coolpix A300

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

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
1 year older
$320

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 240 shots
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S7000 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 165 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year older
$158

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

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

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 240 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 141 g vs 119 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
1 year older
$330

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"
  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 240 shots

common strengths of the DMC-SZ10 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 177 g vs 119 g

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 sensor shift) and is newer (april 2016 vs january 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30
1 year older
$128 - $178

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS30 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

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

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25
3 years older
$200

Significant advantages of the TS25 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS25 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS25 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
1 year older
$150

Significant advantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S33 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

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 better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2010) and is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.7), is slightly larger (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (91×52×17 mm)) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix S210

Nikon Coolpix S210
8 years older

Significant advantages of the S210 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S210 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S210 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
4 years older
$120

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W350 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

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years older
$80 - $105

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

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs prosumer size (114×78×95 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (119 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.1 fps vs 7.4 fps).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$242 - $257

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

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 240 shots
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.7

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)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.8"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (119 g vs 164 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.7), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.1 fps vs 20 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 320 shots).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 months older
$100

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

  • Significantly 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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
4 years older

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 240 shots

common strengths of the S3300 and Coolpix A300

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Olympus Tough TG-5

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1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.7
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much larger: Compact (113×66×32 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and Coolpix A300

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
2 years older
$100

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
5 years older
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.7
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and Coolpix A300

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much longer battery life: 320 shots vs 240 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L32 and Coolpix A300

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 164 g vs 119 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much 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
$99 - $157

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • 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)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and Coolpix A300

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $99.00 vs $99.00