Coolpix 4300 is the latest digital camera to join the Coolpix range. Styled on
the Coolpix 885, which continues in the range, the Coolpix 4300 offers improved
resolution with 4.0 effective megapixels and 3x optical zoom with a focal range
from 38-114mm (35mm equivalent).
This new Coolpix is compact and lightweight, designed with contours that as
well as giving the camera a stylish, modern look, ensure comfortable handling.
A well designed, clear layout, makes all buttons and controls easily accessible.
In keeping with the Coolpix 885, the Coolpix 4300 offers a sophisticated feature
set to satisfy keen photographers, whilst the 12 programme scene modes, which
include portrait, landscape, sunset and museum settings, make the camera simple
and easy enough for a beginner to use. For more experienced photographers, a
manual mode gives control over exposure value and various other settings.
As with other Coolpix cameras, a Quick Review feature makes it easy to see
the last image captured, without having to scroll through the menu. The one
touch upload button allows simple transfer of images from camera to computer,
and the Small picture function reduces the file to the correct size for email.
The Coolpix 4300 boasts 4 metering modes, TTL white balance with 5 mode manual,
preset and white balance bracketing, the Macro mode allows shooting as close
as 4cm, the versatile built-in flash has 5 mode and there's a wide shutter speed
range from 8sec to 1/1000. The Noise Reduction mode ensures for clear, sharp
images - even with long shutter lags.
Optional lenses, usable with the UR-E4 step-down ring, include 3x and 2x teleconverters,
wide angle and fisheye lenses, making the Coolpix 4300 a versatile camera for
ideal for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Bundled software includes FotoStation
Easy, Nikon View, Panorama maker, Photoshop elements.