Sharing shots on social media is so simple with built-in Wi-Fi¹ in the slender and stylish 16-megapixel COOLPIX S5300. Capture close-ups effortlessly with the 8x optical zoom and up to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom², and view them clearly on a large 7.5-cm/3.0-in LCD screen, even in bright sunlight.
Take stunningly sharp photos night and day with the sensitive image sensor that gives great performance even in low light, while Hybrid VR vibration reduction counters camera shake for enhanced stability. You can record Full HD movies at the touch of a button too, so you’re always ready to catch memorable moments.
The COOLPIX S5300 – designed for sharing in style.
¹Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and AndroidTM compatible) on your smart device.
²Dynamic Fine Zoom can zoom 2x further than the longest optical telephoto range, while maintaining maximum image resolution.
Sharing is simple – easily transfer photos directly to your smart device¹, ready to share with friends and family or on your favorite social media sites.
The highly efficient sensor maximizes the light each pixel receives, so you’re guaranteed clear images – even in low light.
Get great wide-angle coverage (25-200mm), ideal for portraits and group shots, extendable to 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom².
Get clear viewing and sharp contrast for shooting and playback in bright sunlight or low light on the large 461k-dot screen with Clear Color Display.
Hybrid VR (vibration reduction) combines Lens Shift VR and Electronic VR to enhance stability and reduce camera shake.
Record your memorable moments at 1080p/60i, with optical zoom and stereo sound. Start filming with one touch, using the dedicated movie record button.
Remote control and easy sharing: Built-in Wi-Fi lets you use your smart device¹ as a remote control, making self-portraits super-simple. You can also use auto transfer to save your images to your smart device for easy sharing.
Smart Portrait System: Make sure everyone always looks at their best: Smile Timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, Blink Proof alerts you if someone’s eyes were closed, and Red-Eye Fix corrects false eye color due to flash.
Advanced Glamour Retouch: Take your pick from 12 different effects for the most flattering portraits: soften skin, redden cheeks, whiten teeth or even add mascara, lipstick or eye shadow.
High speed continuous shooting: Sharp shots are guaranteed even with fast-moving subjects. Shoot up to 7 consecutive shots at a rapid 8.4 frames per second.
Scene Auto Selector: Take it easy and let your camera do the work for you, as it chooses from a range of typical scenes to automatically optimize settings for your shooting situation.
18 scene modes: Select from 18 scene modes that automatically optimize your camera’s settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Superb shots are made simple by choosing the mode that matches your shooting conditions.
Target Finding AF: Capture your subjects perfectly with fast and precise autofocus that leaves you free to concentrate on creatively composing great shots.
Retouch menu: Choose from 32 filter effects to enhance your photos, using Quick Effect mode in playback. Try Selective Color, adding a splash of color to monochrome, or Cross Screen to add a starry effect to bright objects.
High speed USB charging: Make sure you have a full battery charge fast, when it really counts, with high speed USB charging on your laptop or computer.
EXPEED C2: Nikon’s fast and powerful processing system guarantees high-speed operation, with high sensitivity performance and exceptional image quality.
Nikon Image Space: All Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space. Find out more at NIKON IMAGE SPACE.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.76 million total pixels
NIKKOR lens with 8x optical zoom
4.5-36.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-200 mm lens in 35mm  format)
8 elements in 7 groups
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens shift (still pictures). Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5m (5 ft) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Storage file formats
Still pictures: JPEG. Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV. Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels)
16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)]. 16M [4608 x 3456]. 8M [3264 x 2448]. 4M [2272 x 1704]. 2M [1600 x 1200]. VGA [640 x 480]. 16:9 [4608 x 2592]. 1:1 [3456 x 3456]
Scene auto selector, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 9.4 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 7), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 2 fps and themaximum number of continuous shots is about 7), Pre-shooting cache (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 11 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 5, including a maximum of two frames captured in the pre-shooting cache), Continuous H:120 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 50), Continuous H:60 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie - file format
1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/60i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/50i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9
ISO 125-1600. ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
1/1500-1 s. 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting). 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.7 and f/10.5 [W])
Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Flash range (approx.)
[W]: 0.5-3.5 m (1 ft 8 in.-11 ft). [T]: 1.5-2.0 m (5 ft-6 ft 6 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Hi-Speed USB equivalent
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
Micro-USB connector, HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included). AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Approx. 1 h 50 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)
Approx. 180 shots when using EN-EL19
Actual battery life for movie recording2
Approx. 35 min (1080/30p) when using EN-EL19. Approx. 40 min (1080/25p) when using EN-EL19
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 96.9 x 58.0 x 20.9 mm (3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 138 g (4.9 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Operating environment - temperature
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols
IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK. IEEE 802.11g: OFDM. IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight)
Approx. 10 m (11 yd)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency
2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) data rates (actual measured values)
IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps. IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps. IEEE 802.11n: 20 Mbps
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols
Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21