As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A300 is also often compared to compacts, super zooms, ultra compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix A300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix A10) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the ELPH 300 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (240 shots vs 200 shots), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 1") and is more popular.

However, on average it has way more less zoom (8x vs 12x), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$80 - $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

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

  • Much more zoom: 10x vs 8x

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
$198 - $199

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

  • Much more zoom: 12x vs 8x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
3 months older
$109

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

  • None found

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 S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300
4 years older
$259

Significant advantages of the S6300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much more zoom: 10x vs 8x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S6300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Thicker: 1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S6300 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Compact (94×58×26 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 160 g vs 119 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
1 year older
$360

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

  • Much more zoom: 12x vs 8x
  • Has a flip-out screen

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

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"

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 toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 5x), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (april 2016 vs january 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (119 g vs 160 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.8), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 320 shots) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 months older
$110

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

  • None found

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and Coolpix A300

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 months older
$83 - $87

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

  • None found

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and Coolpix A300

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

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
  • Wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.7

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x

common strengths of the 300 HS and Coolpix A300

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)

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
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 240 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L32 and Coolpix A300

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
2 years older
$143

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

  • None found

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

  • Much less zoom: 6x vs 8x

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and Coolpix A300

  • Incredible zoom: 6x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
1 year older
$298

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×66×27 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 221 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the AW130 and Coolpix A300

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (april 2016 vs february 2015), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.7") and is slightly lighter (119 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3), has a much narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly 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
$218 - $257

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

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 240 shots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

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

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

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$180

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

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L340 and Coolpix A300

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

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 33 mm), is newer (april 2016 vs february 2009), is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1") and is more popular.

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
$88 - $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

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 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 is newer (april 2016 vs january 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2.5), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) 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
$119 - $157

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $119.00 vs $99.00

Samsung ST66

Samsung ST66
4 years older
$203

Significant advantages of the ST66 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.7

Significant disadvantages of the ST66 (vs the Coolpix A300)

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

common strengths of the ST66 and Coolpix A300

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $202.94 vs $99.00