Ilse Jurriën : February 9th 2011 - 06:00 CET
Nikon Coolpix P300
Nikon Coolpix P300 digital camera : Nikon Europe strengthens its Coolpix Performance range with the new Nikon Coolpix P300 that raises the bar for high functionality in a compact body. The Nikon Coolpix P300 is a brand new model for the P-series, aimed at those who are passionate about photography and want to use the full capacity of a superior compact camera. To ensure sharp shooting in any situation, the Nikon P300 camera features a highly sensitive back illuminated CMOS image sensor, so that even in low light or extremely bright conditions, shots are recreated exactly as you experienced them. The Nikon Coolpix P300 will be available in black. Price and availability to be announced. |
Nikon Coolpix P300 camera
Sander van Velzen, Product Manager for Consumer Products at Nikon Europe comments: "Discerning photography enthusiasts will love the new Nikon Coolpix P300: not only does it look good, but the newly-developed super bright f/1.8, 24mm wide angle zoom lens produces stunning, true-to-life images with outstanding resolution and detail."
Nikon P300 camera lens
Ensuring excellent image quality and user experience, the Nikon Coolpix P300 is a powerful compact with an incredibly bright lens that delivers beautiful results, particularly when shooting at night or in challenging lighting conditions. The specially crafted NIKKOR lens offers a fast f/1.8 aperture, starts at an ultra-wide 24mm and has 4.2x zoom. The Nikon P300 camera also employs Nikon’s High Refractive lndex glass to deliver sharp images with high contrast.
Nikon Coolpix P300 exposure modes
The new Nikon Coolpix P300 digital camera helps unleash the user’s photographic potential, with full manual controls offering four exposure modes: Programmed Auto (P), Shutter-priority (S), Aperture-priority (A) and Manual (M). Combined with a highly sensitive 12.2 megapixel back illuminated CMOS image sensor, this camera offers the creative freedom to capture scenes just as you see them, whether in bright daylight or atmospheric dimness.
Nikon P300 high-speed shooting
Also ensuring that you get the shot you want is the camera’s high-speed continuous shooting function. Users can take up to 7 continuous shots at eight frames per second; perfect for capturing moving objects or creating a montage.
Nikon Coolpix P300 movies in Full HD
When you want to capture more than one moment, simply switch to Full (1080p) HD movie recording with stereo sound. Optical zoom and autofocus are available during recording and you can capture a photo while still filming. Giving even more options, the Nikon P300 can film in slow or fast motion using recording speeds of up to 120fps (VGA).
Nikon Coolpix P300 LCD monitor
Images and movies made with the Nikon Coolpix P300 can be reviewed on the large 7.5 cm (3 in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor which offers vivid colour reproduction and sharp contrast. Boasting Nikon’s Clear Color Display technology, it reduces power consumption and minimizes reflections, even in bright sunlight.
Nikon Coolpix P300 ViewNX 2 software
Nikon ViewNX 2 is an all-in-one software package that enables users to quickly and easily import, browse, edit and share still images and movies. Building upon the highly successful ViewNX software, ViewNX 2 is a user-friendly software suite that offers a huge range of features, going well beyond those supplied as part of a PC’s operating system. Newly-incorporated advanced movie-editing functions have been taken directly from Nikon’s award-winning DSLR range, enabling users to create stunning movie footage. Nikon ViewNX 2 is included with the Nikon Coolpix P300 and is also available as a free download.
Nikon Coolpix P300 EXPEED C2
The original EXPEED image processing system incorporated all of the accumulated expertise and technologies developed throughout Nikon’s long history. Now, the latest evolution of Nikon’s renowned system, EXPEED C2, expands the possibilities of photography even further, with enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality. Nikon EXPEED C2 maximizes sensor performance for clear, life-like images that exhibit vivid colors, reduced noise and smooth tonal gradations for outstanding photos and movies.
Nikon Coolpix P300 my Picturetown
You can now back-up your images safely and securely using my Picturetown, the free online digital photo storage and sharing service brought to you by Nikon. Easily share photo memories with friends and organise precious memories into online collections. With the Nikon Coolpix P300 you get 2GB of space free to use for storing thousands of memories and you can upgrade your membership to Gold Account at any time if you need to store more pictures.
Nikon Coolpix P300 review
The Nikon Coolpix P300 will be available in black. As soon as we receive a Nikon Coolpix P300 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Nikon Coolpix P300 review.