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Your vision doesn’t cease at sunset

Imagine the beautiful imagery you can capture with a camera that provides incredible performance in low-light scenarios. Meet the COOLPIX P310: the serious photographer’s pocket companion when mobility is necessary and light is fleeting. The P310 will astound you with its incredible quality and versatility.
VR Image Stabilization icon Motion Detection icon ISO Sensitivity Up To 3200 icon Backside Illumination CMOS Sensor icon Clear Color Display icon Smart Portrait System icon Scene Auto Selector icon Subject Tracking icon Full HD (1080p) Movie icon
16.1
Megapixel
CMOS Sensor
4.2x
Wide-Angle Optical Zoom
NIKKOR Glass Lens
3.0"
Ultra-High-Resolution
(921,000-dot) LCD Monitor
Full HD
1080p Movies
with Stereo Sound
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They say a photographer is always framing his world, looking for angles, observing patterns, watching the light—waiting…”
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Nighttime photo of a corner building in New Orleans, Louisiana

Secrets from the shadows

Ultra-fast, f/1.8 lens for astounding low-light performance

The world after sunset is an evocative and mysterious place. Capture it with the P310’s high-performance 24–100mm Zoom-NIKKOR f/1.8 maximum aperture glass lens. Rely on optical VR image stabilization to minimize blur in both photos and movies. Ideal for evening drama, this camera frames memorable, moody views.
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We arrived in New Orleans late—just after midnight—and I was enthralled by the amazing shapes, textures and light. My P310’s f/1.8 aperture captured it all perfectly.”
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Flawless detail revealed

Exceptional Nikon-quality images

With stunning image quality and intuitive functionality, the P310 delivers incredible performance despite its pocketsize dimensions. Its 16.1 megapixel CMOS sensor masterfully manages high-resolution imagery. World-class NIKKOR glass optics and EXPEED C2 image processing combine to help photographers produce their exacting visions. Work in four different exposure modes: Programmed, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority or Manual.
Portrait of a costumed parade participant in New Orleans, Louisiana
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The city is alive with color. Around every corner, we encountered a treasure like this beautiful mask. Notice how each detail is sharp and crisp with accurate colors and tones.”
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Master the dark

The 16.1 MP CMOS sensor advantage

With the P310, you'll capture brilliant images and movies even under challenging low light conditions thanks to its 16.1 MP CMOS sensor. Confidently shoot even when at higher ISO settings. Access the P310’s powerful in-camera noise reduction feature and further enhance your images.
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Is she saying goodbye or waiting to say hello? The strong backlight and dramatic shadows produce an artful moment. There’s no way I could have created such stunning nighttime images without a CMOS sensor and the camera’s outstanding processing power.”
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Create cinematic masterpieces

Full HD (1080p) movies with stereo sound

At the touch of a button, the P310 captures Full HD (1080p) movies with stereo sound. For a creative look, shoot movies in either Slow- or Fast-Motion. Change the mood with built-in Special Effects and shoot in dreamy Nostalgic Sepia or Selective Color modes. Explore new ways to inspire the inner artist in you.
Wide-angle photo of a band of street musicians in New Orleans, Louisiana
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When we came upon these street musicians early one morning, I shot a series of great photos. But it was the Full HD movie clips with stereo sound that really captured the moment.”
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Lightning-fast image capture

High-speed shooting

Shooting fast action can be difficult. With the P310, capture that elusive subject with quick start-up and high speed continuous shooting at up to 5 shots in approximately one second.
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I was trying to frame the arch, but just as I was ready to snap the shot, a couple on a motor scooter appeared. I held down the shutter and fired off five quick shots; like every aspect of our trip, it was a happy surprise.”
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Nighttime Backlight HDR photo of storefronts on a New Orleans, Louisiana street
Enhance your creativity

Add a new feel of drama to your images. The P310 boasts a variety of quick creative options such as Backlight HDR and Easy Panorama as well as other creative effects.

Image of the COOLPIX P310's ultra-high-resolution 3.0-inch LCD monitor
Frame and share in brilliant clarity

Frame and share your shots on the P310’s large 3.0-inch LCD monitor; its ultra-high-resolution of 921,000 dots show every detail to precision.

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Compact, intelligent design

Compact enough to fit in your pocket, P310 offers streamlined access to every feature and command needed for creating images in the dark.

Fast-action photo of a couple riding a motor scooter in New Orleans, Louisiana
Follow the action

With Subject Tracking, maintain focus on a moving object. Most useful when capturing subjects that are in constant motion.

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Wonderful things come in small packages! I am really glad I got this camera. And I have gotten so many compliments on the pictures and even expert friends are impressed with this camera. I uploaded a video of images and videos taken with this camera on Youtube. Some of those were the best I have ever taken. June 19, 2014
Thank You NIKON! This little camera is great! It looks very simple but with great performance. I'm always using my smartphone in taking photos before but I'm not satisfied with the results but since I bought and used this camera, I'm very satisfied and love the photos I'm getting from it. More people are liking my photos. There was a time when we had a Summer Outing and some of my companions are using big DSLR cameras (from different brands) in taking photos- I was kinda get insecure at first but I took photos anyway, and the time all of us uploaded our taken photos in facebook more people liked and praising my photos than my DSLR user companions. My photos look sharper than them specially at night time. This camera changed my photo taking experience. Thank you very much Nikon! and I will look forward to my next camera purchase from you. May 5, 2013
Una pequeña gigante Como fotógrafo avanzado compre la P310 para obtener mayor facilidad en el desplazamiento urbano y de viaje. Me enamoro si lente 1:1.8, muy luminoso, las posibilidad de realizar macro y su fotos de excelente calidad. Me acompaña siempre junto a la D7000, facilitándome las tomas donde hay poca luz, No me gusta tomar con flash. Últimamente viaje a Grecia, en un crucero por las islas, la P310 me facilito, sin trípode hacer vídeo de danzan tradicionales, pues además de su bajo peso la calidad de la imagen y del sonido me permitió grabar la totalidad del baile sin problema de peso. No solamente la he recomendado sino que la he vuelto a comprar, pues regale la primera. Es un pequeña y practica cámara que hace un trabajo de un gigante November 2, 2013
Excelente Camara Definitivamente es la mejor cámara compacta semi-profesional que he comprado hasta ahora, tiene un modo manual el cual si tu sabes de fotografía puedes tomar muy buenas fotografías sin necesidad del molesto flash y sin llevar una cámara enorme, debido al lente luminoso que trae (1:1.8 - 4.9) es perfecta para tomar fotos de noche. La he llevado mucho a conciertos y al teatro y trabaja muy muy bien. Yo odio usar flash y a los lugares que voy no puedo llevar tripie, con esta tienes esa libertad. September 21, 2013
Compacta semi-profissional Como um fotografo amador “avançado”, acredito que o mais importante para obter ótimos resultados com a P310 é conhecer um pouco sobre as propriedades de velocidade e fator de abertura do obturador sem esquecer-se da combinação do fator de compensação de exposição. Realmente, devido à complexidade e inúmeras possibilidades de comandos, para o fotografo popular que procura praticidade de tirar fotos sem se preocupar com as três premissas básicas importantes para uma boa foto, a P310 irá exigir um pouco da paciência e dedicação do fotografo em experimentar todas as possibilidades de recursos possíveis para extrair fotos de primeira qualidade. Digo, primeira qualidade mesmo! Após fazer algumas comparações com minhas outras câmeras, todas compactas, como Sony HX9V, Canon SX260 HS e Panasonic ZS25, pude observar a nitidez e a distribuição de cores extremamente realistas. Uma qualidade superior em relação a estas, mas isto, após os devidos ajustes comentados acima. O único ponto fraco que considero nesta câmera, pode ser um problema só da minha, é quanto ao VR (Redução de Vibração) não achei tão eficiente quanto aos demais. Quanto à filmagem, obtive excelentes resultado no modo automático e programado e todos no modo normal. Excelente câmera, nota máxima. M.Leandro February 26, 2013
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What is this cameras highest shutter speed in both shutter priority mode and manual mode

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Shutter Speed
1/2000-1/2 sec: manual at ISO 3200
1/2000-1 sec: manual
1/2000-1 sec: auto (ISO 100 to 1600) (when ISO sensitivity set to Auto)
1/2000-1 sec: manual at 1600
1/2000-2 sec: manual at ISO 800
1/2000-4 sec: manual at ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
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Does the CoolPix-310 come with touchscreen!!??

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No, the S800C and S01 are the only ones with touchscreen.
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Down loading pictures

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Is it hard to down load pictures from the camera to my pc?
 
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Very simple! The software and cable are included, as are instructions to do it
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