Nikon Coolpix P950 vs Nikon Coolpix A300 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Coolpix P950 vs Nikon Coolpix A300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Coolpix P950 and Nikon Coolpix A300. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Nikon Coolpix P950 has a 16.0 MP and Nikon Coolpix A300 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Nikon Coolpix P950 Nikon Coolpix A300
  Nikon Coolpix P950 Front Nikon Coolpix A300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Nikon
Megapixels 16.0 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto mode
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detect: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 5 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 10 6
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 2.7
LCD Resolution 921,000 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type 1-cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (-3 to +3 m-1); eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p) 1280x720 (30p/25p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo) AVI (Motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000
Internal connections Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, Wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 35.5 oz (1,005 g) includes batteries 4.2 oz (118 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 4.3 x 5.9 in. (140 x 110 x 150 mm) 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in. (96 x 58 x 20 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $799.00 Buy from Amazon for $169.99
Release Date 2020-02-01 2017-02-15