As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix A300 is also often compared to super zooms, waterproofs, compacts, ultra compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix A300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix A10) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cyber-shot DSC-WX220)

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 january 2015).

However, on average it 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"), 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
$118 - $148

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 light: 122 g vs 119 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
3 months older
$94 - $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

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
3 months older
$120 - $159

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

  • Much 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)

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
1 year older
$190

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)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
1 year older
$99

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
2 years older
$198 - $228

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and Coolpix A300

  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Very light: 121 g vs 119 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

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 significantly lighter (119 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/3), has slightly less zoom (8x vs 39.1x), has a much 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).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$199 - $257

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • 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)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year older
$208

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"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A300 compared to waterproof competitors include: it is newer (april 2016 vs august 2011) and is more popular.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.7 vs f/2), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25
3 years older
$130

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

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 AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100
4 years older
$310

Significant advantages of the AW100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW100 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW100 and Coolpix A300

  • None found

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 26 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has a slightly longer battery life (240 shots vs 210 shots) and is newer (april 2016 vs january 2014).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") 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
$110

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 A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 months older
$75 - $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

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $74.99 vs $136.95

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
4 years older
$190

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 240 shots

common strengths of the S3300 and Coolpix A300

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"

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

  • 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

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
8 months newer
$144 - $179

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Coolpix A300

  • Inexpensive: $144.00 vs $136.95

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS
6 years older
$195

Significant advantages of the SD3500 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 2.7"
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.7
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the SD3500 IS (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD3500 IS and Coolpix A300

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 25 mm
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×56×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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 february 2011), 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/2.9), is slightly larger (super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

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

Olympus VG110

Olympus VG-110
5 years older
$94

Significant advantages of the VG110 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the VG110 (vs the Coolpix A300)

  • None found

common strengths of the VG110 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
$119 - $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"