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Nikon W300 vs Z5

The Nikon Coolpix W300 and the Nikon Z5 are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in May 2017 and July 2020. The W300 is a fixed lens compact, while the Z5 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on a 1/2.3-inch (W300) and a full frame (Z5) sensor. The W300 has a resolution of 15.9 megapixels, whereas the Z5 provides 24.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Nikon W300 versus Nikon Z5
Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
24-120mm f/2.8-4.9 Nikon Z mount lenses
15.9 MP, 1/2.3" Sensor 24.2 MP, Full Frame Sensor
4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 125-1,600 (125 - 6,400) ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 102,400)
No viewfinder, LCD framing Electronic viewfinder (3690k dots)
3.0 LCD, 921k dots 3.2 LCD, 1040k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Tilting touchscreen
7 shutter flaps per second 4.5 shutter flaps per second
Lens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
Waterproof body (nom)Weathersealed body
280 shots per battery charge470 shots per battery charge
112 x 66 x 29 mm, 231 g 134 x 101 x 67 mm, 675 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Nikon Coolpix W300 and the Nikon Z5? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Nikon W300 and the Nikon Z5 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The W300 can be obtained in three different colors (black, orange, yellow), while the Z5 is only available in black.

Size Nikon W300 vs Nikon Z5
Compare W300 versus Z5 top
Comparison W300 or Z5 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon Z5 is considerably larger (83 percent) than the Nikon W300. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments. More than that, the W300 is water-proof up to 30m and can, thus, be used for underwater photography.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the W300 has a lens built in, whereas the Z5 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup.

Concerning battery life, the W300 gets 280 shots out of its EN-EL12 battery, while the Z5 can take 470 images on a single charge of its EN-EL15c power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon W300 112 mm 66 mm 29 mm 231 g 280 Y May 2017 389 i
2.
 
Nikon Z5 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 470 Y Jul 2020 1,399 i
3.
 
Nikon Z7 II 134 mm 101 mm 70 mm 705 g 420 Y Oct 2020 2,999 i
4.
 
Nikon Z6 II 134 mm 101 mm 70 mm 705 g 410 Y Oct 2020 1,999 i
5.
 
Nikon B600 122 mm 82 mm 99 mm 500 g 280 n Jan 2019 349 i
6.
 
Nikon A1000 114 mm 72 mm 41 mm 330 g 250 n Jan 2019 429 i
7.
 
Nikon P1000 146 mm 119 mm 181 mm 1415 g 250 n Jul 2018 999 i
8.
 
Nikon Z6 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 310 Y Aug 2018 1,999i
9.
 
Nikon Z7 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 330 Y Aug 2018 3,399i
10.
 
Olympus TG-5 113 mm 66 mm 32 mm 250 g 340 Y May 2017 449i
11.
 
Panasonic TS7 117 mm 76 mm 37 mm 319 g 300 Y May 2018 449 i
12.
 
Ricoh WG-60 123 mm 62 mm 30 mm 193 g 300 Y Oct 2018 279 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony HX99 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 449 i
15.
 
Sony HX95 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 242 g 370 n Aug 2018 429 i
16.
 
Sony WX800 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 233 g 370 n Oct 2018 399 i
17.
 
Sony HX80 102 mm 58 mm 36 mm 245 g 390 n Mar 2016 349 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The W300 was launched at a lower price than the Z5, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Nikon W300 features a 1/2.3-inch sensor and the Nikon Z5 a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the Z5 is 2964 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 5.6 and 1.0. The sensor in the W300 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the Z5 offers a 3:2 aspect.

Nikon W300 and Nikon Z5 sensor measures

With 24.2MP, the Z5 offers a higher resolution than the W300 (15.9MP), but the Z5 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.95μm versus 1.33μm for the W300) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the Z5 is a much more recent model (by 3 years and 1 month) than the W300, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Nikon Z5 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the Z5 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30.1 x 20.1 inches or 76.4 x 51 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24.1 x 16.1 inches or 61.1 x 40.8 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20.1 x 13.4 inches or 50.9 x 34 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon W300 are 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm for very good quality, and 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Z5 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Nikon Coolpix W300 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 125 to ISO 1600, which can be extended to ISO 125-6400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon Z5 are ISO 100 to ISO 51200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-102400.

W300 versus Z5 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Nikon W300 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34564K/30p........
2.
 
Nikon Z5 Full Frame 24.2 6016 40164K/30p........
3.
 
Nikon Z7 II Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/60p........
4.
 
Nikon Z6 II Full Frame 24.3 6048 40244K/60p........
5.
 
Nikon B600 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/30p........
6.
 
Nikon A1000 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34564K/30p........
7.
 
Nikon P1000 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34564K/30p........
8.
 
Nikon Z6 Full Frame 24.3 6048 40244K/30p25.314.3329995
9.
 
Nikon Z7 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.314.6266899
10.
 
Olympus TG-5 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30004K/30p........
11.
 
Panasonic TS7 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p........
12.
 
Ricoh WG-60 1/2.3 15.9 4608 34561080/60p........
13.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.0343493
14.
 
Sony HX99 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p........
15.
 
Sony HX95 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p........
16.
 
Sony WX800 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36724K/30p........
17.
 
Sony HX80 1/2.3 18.0 4896 36721080/60p........

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, and both provide the same movie specifications (4K/30p).

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the Z5 has an electronic viewfinder (3690k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the W300 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Nikon W300, the Nikon Z5, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Nikon W300none n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 7.0 Y Y
2.
 
Nikon Z53690 n 3.2 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 4.5 n Y
3.
 
Nikon Z7 II3690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
4.
 
Nikon Z6 II3690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 14.0 n Y
5.
 
Nikon B600none n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 7.4 Y Y
6.
 
Nikon A10001166 n 3.0 1036 tilting Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y Y
7.
 
Nikon P10002359 n 3.2 921 swivel n 1/4000s 7.0 Y Y
8.
 
Nikon Z63690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
9.
 
Nikon Z73690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
10.
 
Olympus TG-5none n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/2000s 20.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic TS71170 n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/1300s 10.0 Y Y
12.
 
Ricoh WG-60none n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
13.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony HX99638 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony HX95638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony WX800none n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony HX80638 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The W300 has one, while the Z5 does not. While the built-in flash of the W300 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the Z5 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Nikon Z5 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the W300 and the Z5 write their files to SDXC cards. The Z5 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the W300 only has one slot. The Z5 supports UHS-II cards (on both slots), while the W300 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Nikon Coolpix W300 and Nikon Z5 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Nikon W300-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon Z5YstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
3.
 
Nikon Z7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Nikon Z6 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
5.
 
Nikon B600-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
6.
 
Nikon A1000-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Nikon P1000YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Nikon Z6YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
9.
 
Nikon Z7YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
10.
 
Olympus TG-5-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Panasonic TS7-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
12.
 
Ricoh WG-60-monomono--micro2.0---
13.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
14.
 
Sony HX99-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
15.
 
Sony HX95-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
16.
 
Sony WX800-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony HX80-stereomono--micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the Z5 has a microphone port, which can help to improve the quality of audio recordings by attaching an external microphone. The W300 does not feature such a mic input.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the W300 has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

Both the W300 and the Z5 are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The W300 replaced the earlier Nikon AW130, while the Z5 does not have a direct predecessor. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Nikon website.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Which of the two cameras – the Nikon W300 or the Nikon Z5 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.


Arguments in favor of the Nikon Coolpix W300:

  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (7 vs 4.5 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Has a lens built-in, whereas the Z5 requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (112x66mm vs 134x101mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter even though it comes with a built-in lens (unlike the Z5).
  • Water-proof: Is rugged and sealed and can thus be used for underwater photography (up to 30m).
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in May 2017).


Reasons to prefer the Nikon Z5:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24.2 vs 15.9MP), which boosts linear resolution by 26%.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 921k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More flexible: Takes interchangeable lenses and can thus be used with specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (470 versus 280) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.2 vs 2.0).
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports Ultra High Speed (UHS-II) SDXC cards on both slots.
  • More modern: Reflects 3 years and 1 month of technical progress since the W300 launch.

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the Z5 is the clear winner of the contest (23 : 9 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

W300 09:23 Z5

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Nikon W300 and the Nikon Z5 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Travel-Zoom Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the W300 or the Z5 perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon W300..+..4/54/5 May 2017 389 i
2.
 
Nikon Z54/5..89/1004.5/54/5 Jul 2020 1,399 i
3.
 
Nikon Z7 II4.5/5....4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2020 2,999 i
4.
 
Nikon Z6 II4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2020 1,999 i
5.
 
Nikon B600..+..3.5/53/5 Jan 2019 349 i
6.
 
Nikon A1000..+ +..3.5/53/5 Jan 2019 429 i
7.
 
Nikon P1000..+73/1003.5/53.5/5 Jul 2018 999 i
8.
 
Nikon Z65/5....4.5/55/5 Aug 2018 1,999i
9.
 
Nikon Z75/5+89/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2018 3,399i
10.
 
Olympus TG-5..+ +..4/54/5 May 2017 449i
11.
 
Panasonic TS7..+....3.5/5 May 2018 449 i
12.
 
Ricoh WG-60.......... Oct 2018 279 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony HX99......4/54.5/5 Aug 2018 449 i
15.
 
Sony HX95.......... Aug 2018 429 i
16.
 
Sony WX800.......... Oct 2018 399 i
17.
 
Sony HX80.......... Mar 2016 349 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Nikon W300 vs Nikon Z5

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens 24-120mm f/2.8-4.9 Nikon Z mount lenses
    Launch Date May 2017 July 2020
    Launch Price USD 389 USD 1,399
    Sensor Specs Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm 35.9 x 23.9 mm
    Sensor Area 28.0735 mm2 858.01 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm 43.1 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 15.9 Megapixels 24.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels 6016 x 4016 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.33 μm 5.95 μm
    Pixel Density 56.73 MP/cm2 2.82 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 125 - 1,600 ISO 100 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 125 - 6,400 ISO 50 - 102,400 ISO
    Screen Specs Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    Viewfinder Type no viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.80x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3690k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 921k dots 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 7 shutter flaps/s 4.5 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/8000s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationLens-based stabilizationIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support no Dual UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    External Flash no Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.2
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Geotagging GPS built-in no internal GPS
    Body Specs Nikon W300 Nikon Z5
    Environmental SealingWaterproof body (30m)Weathersealed body
    Battery Type EN-EL12 EN-EL15c
    Battery Life (CIPA)280 shots per charge470 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 112 x 66 x 29 mm
    (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in)
    134 x 101 x 67 mm
    (5.3 x 4.0 x 2.6 in)
    Camera Weight 231 g (8.1 oz) 675 g (23.8 oz)

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