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Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
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130 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Value for Money
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86
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 299g digital camera, with a reasonable price. It has a built-in flash and an HDMI, supports Full HD video and features multi burst mode. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's really able to produce good images, compact but it has a bad autofocus.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (16.2MP)
ok optical zoom (1x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Smaller than average minimum aperture number (2.8)
Supports Full HD video
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
16.2MP
4928 X 3264
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
1x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
2.8
MINIMUM
1s
CAMERA
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
299g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A number 15 across all digital cameras and number 68 in best selling cameras.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
87
Features
83
Popularity
86
Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 130 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Nikon digital camera has some great features:
High megapixels
Ok optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Smaller than average minimum aperture number
The palm-sized maestro \

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (149 reviews)

26%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
39 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Nikon Coolpix A has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Camera Labs

2 Especially Recommended 5 Star Awards

The Nikon Coolpix A has received an Especially Recommended 5 Star Award from expert review sites lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no.
Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star from Lydogbilde.no

3 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites DP Review, firstpost.com and ljudochbild.se.
Silver from DP Review Editor's Choice from firstpost.com 4 Star from ljudochbild.se

What Are People Saying About the Nikon Coolpix A?

Picture Quality
32
7
Lens System
9
10
Size and Weight
34
6
Price
21
9
Features
7
3
Viewfinder / Screen
5
5
Ease of Use
11
2
Design
15
2
Robustness
6
1
Support
5
0
Flash
1
0
Video Capability
0
1
Noise Level
0
2
Connectivity
1
0
Battery
1
0
More Than 10 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Price

Two people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was expensive.

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Bad Value for Money
12 people agree
11 people disagree
  • ... body, but neglected video features and average picture-taking performance get in the way of justifying its hefty price tag...Fantastic build quality. Ultrasharp ...
    mashable.com 28 Aug 2013
  • ... and build. Superb picture quality. Good battery life. Slow auto focus. Steep price tag. No manual overide closeup. Excellent image quality in both Raw ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... outof focus areas are pleasingly blur. It's slow to autofocus, cost might give you pause.
    pdnonline.com 10 Jul 2013
  • ... that is missing is an integrated viewfinder, instead of the ridiculously priced hot-shoe finder accessory. Nikon should realize that this camera does not ...
    Rataskanken - Amazon.co.uk 16 Jan 2014
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    Expensive
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Was Solidly Made

    Over 10 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was very well-built and several people thought that it was also well made and strong and durable.

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    Very Well-Built
    15 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Although the Nikon A is small, it has a solid build quality that actually surprised me. I honestly didn't think the camera would be as nicely built as ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 12 Sep 2013
  • ... picture-taking performance get in the way of justifying its hefty price tag...Fantastic build quality. Ultrasharp and clear 3inch display. Speedy overall ...
    mashable.com 28 Aug 2013
  • ... Rumors are that the COOLPIX A's sensor is based on the... NYT. NYT. Good build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... aperture ring and shutter speed dial that give the Fuji X100S some...Good build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little ...
    Techradar 5 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Build Quality
    Well Made
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    Three people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had a good battery life.

  • ... Selftimer resets. Limited custom. Design and build. Superb picture quality. Good battery life. Slow auto focus. Steep price tag. No manual overide closeup. ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... Panasonic LX7 and the Canon G1... Design and build. Superb picture quality. Good battery life. Slow auto focus. Steep price tag. No manual overide closeup. ...
    T3.com 1 Mar 2013
  • ... exceptional dynamic range. I love having that flexibility. Battery life is pretty reasonable for a compact too, I've regularly been getting about 300-400 ...
    Mr. M. Deere - Amazon 6 May 2016
  • 8 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Over 30 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was compact and over 10 people thought that it was also a superb body shape.

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    Compact
    35 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... Nikon COOLPIX A is the newest in the range of large sensor, compact cameras with fixed lenses. It comes with a 16MP APS-C sensor, the same size of sensors ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • Nikon takes its place at the front of the classy compact categoryWhat's Hot: Image quality; small-sized body What's Not: AF a tad sluggish in low light ...
    popphoto.com 16 Jul 2013
  • ... 28mm equivalent f/2.8 lens, a 16.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and a compact metal body, but differ in a few areas including price, with the Coolpix A ...
    Ephotozine 16 Apr 2013
  • ... either: A new wave of compacts is arriving, led by the Fujifilm X100S, a compact cam with a... So, carry the Coolpix A instead of a heavier camera? In ...
    pdnonline.com 10 Jul 2013
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    An Excellent Body Shape
    13 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 10 People Thought it Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was really well designed, was good-looking and ergonomic.

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    Very Well Designed
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... surprise on the "expert compact" world... With its quality build, very compact design and top-notch 16-Megapixel APS-C sensor, the Coolpix A seems to have ...
    Digital Versus 15 Apr 2013
  • ... zoom. Solid, alloy body feels like a quality photographic device. True twin-dial design. Image quality like the Nikon 7000 from a much smaller package. ...
    Imaging Resource.com 5 Jul 2013
  • ... Japanese manufacturer. The camera even has "made in Japan" emblazon... Compact design. Excellent image quality. Robust build. Simple menu system. Fantastic ...
    Pocket Lint 7 Mar 2013
  • ... stacks up against the competition. The Nikon Coolpix A's direct compet...Compact design. Excellent image quality. Robust build. Simple menu system. Fantastic ...
    What Digital Camera 28 Mar 2013
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    Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Ergonomic
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had outstanding controls, was very easy to use and had a very good interface.

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    Has Excellent Controls
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... A's sensor is based on the... NYT. NYT. Good build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest autofocus. ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... Very responsive. Good LCD visibility. Wide 28mm 2.8 prime lens. Simple direct controls. Extremely co. Slow autofocus system. Frequent autofocus misses ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... performance. Manual focus lens ring. Retractable lens with integral cover. Auto ISO control. 28mm 2.8 lens poor for all-round use. Lacks a built-in viewfinder ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... Very responsive. Good LCD visibility. Wide 28mm 2.8 prime lens. Simple direct controls. Extremely co. Slow autofocus system. Frequent autofocus misses ...
    Neocamera.com 5 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Control
    Very Easy to Use
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Interface
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Three people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had good features.

  • ... lenses are also very cool. The new Nikon Coolpix A ($1,100) combines both of these features in an extremely compact package... The Nikon Coolpix A is another ...
    Digitaltrends.com 18 Jul 2013
  • ... top-notch 16-Megapixel APS-C sensor, the Coolpix A seems to have plenty of interesting features for advanced users. However, Nikon's Coolpix A has no optical ...
    Digital Versus 15 Apr 2013
  • ... for beginners. Nice compact large sensor Nikon with great lens and some advanced features. The firmware update changes the focusing ranges, so that it ...
    Chang K. Park - Amazon 16 Sep 2015
  • Some Owners Thought it Was Not Good in Terms of Connectivity

    Two people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A didn't have wifi capacity.

  • ... Fantastic LCD screen. Slow focusing speed. Minimum focus distance. No in-built Wi-fi. No direct movie record button. No filter thread.
    Pocket Lint 7 Mar 2013
  • ... Fantastic LCD screen. Slow focusing speed. Minimum focus distance. No in-built Wi-fi. No direct movie record button. No filter thread.
    What Digital Camera 6 Mar 2013
  • Four People Thought This Digital Camera Had Poor Technical Guidance

    Four people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had bad technical guidance.

  • ... excellent images. Anyone who can work out how to activate movie mode without referring to the instructions should sign up for Mensa immediately. It is ...
    dpexpert.com.au 10 Jul 2013
  • ... produces excellent images. Anyone who can work out how to activate movie mode without referring to the instructions should sign up for Mensa. It is ridiculous ...
    brisbanetimes.com.au 10 Jul 2013
  • With more and more manufacturers pushing to have at least one large sensor camera in their portfolio, it was only a matter of time before Nikon also joined ...
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
  • ... produces excellent images. Anyone who can work out how to activate movie mode without referring to the instructions should sign up for Mensa. It is ridiculous.
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
  • The Majority of People Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Eight people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A really wasn't noisy.

  • ... build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest autofocus. Corner shading. Very low imagenoise. Excellent ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... outstanding for a camera this siz...Superb image quality. Excellent high ISO noise performance. Manual focus lens ring. Retractable lens with integral ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest autofocus. Corner shading.
    Techradar 5 Mar 2013
  • ... Therefore the Nikon Coolpix A would...Sharp 28mm equivalent lens. Excellent noise performance. Excellent image quality. APS-C sized sensor in a compact ...
    Ephotozine 26 Mar 2013
  • Most People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Did Not Have a Good Lens

    Over 40 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had a bad autofocus and several people thought that it also had a bad lens and image stabiliser.

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    Has a Bad Autofocus
    40 people agree
    11 people disagree
  • ... sensor. Image quality can suffer at the edges of the frame, and the autofocus is a bit slow, but if if you want to pack a lot into your shots, it's worth ...
    PC Mag 10 Apr 2013
  • ... sensor. Image quality can suffer at the edges of the frame, and the autofocus is a smidge slow, but if if you want to pack a lot into your shots, it's ...
    IT Reviews.com 12 Apr 2013
  • ... don't feel like lugging your full kit around. Best for considered scenics as the slow focus limits people, action or even kids...
    Snapparazzi - Amazon.co.uk 8 Aug 2014
  • ... touch soft around the edges, outof focus areas are pleasingly blur. It's slow to autofocus, cost might give you pause.
    pdnonline.com 10 Jul 2013
  • View All Reviews About Focus
    Has a Bad Lens
    7 people agree
    19 people disagree
    Has a Bad Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had a bad screen, viewfinder and didn't have an electronic viewfinder.

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    Has a Bad Screen
    7 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • ... autofocus misses in lowlight. Corner softness. WB changes not Live. Display not ExposurePriority. Strong vignetting. Weak color accuracy. Low rear controldial. ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... all-round use. Lacks a built-in viewfinder or reasonably priced accessory. Fixed LCD screen. Lacks a dedicated movie record button.
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... low light. No builtin WiFi or GPS. No videorecord button. No touchscreen or swiveltilt screen. No.
    Digital Versus 15 Apr 2013
  • ... autofocus misses in lowlight. Corner softness. WB changes not Live. Display not ExposurePriority. Strong vignetting. Weak color accuracy. Low rear controldial. ...
    Neocamera.com 5 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Display
    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 50 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was very able to produce good images and more than 10 people thought that it also had a good image sensor. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that several people thought that it had a very good picture quality, ISO range and had a good picture resolution.

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    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    53 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... smallest c... Although the Nikon A does a great job at capturing sharp, high quality images, this is not a camera for the masses. So who is this camera ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 12 Sep 2013
  • ... for? Due to the inflexible 18.5mm fixed lens, many casual photographers will be quickly disillusioned by th...Great image quality. Small footprint despite ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 12 Sep 2013
  • ... is another camera we have no problems recommending. It takes darn good pictures with accurate colors and sharp resolution. Besides lackluster video, our ...
    Digitaltrends.com 18 Jul 2013
  • ... camera has a couple of weaknesses given its almost $1,100 price. While it delivers great photos and reason... If you're very picky about photo quality ...
    CNET.com 10 Apr 2013
  • View All Reviews About Images
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    16 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    10 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has an Outstanding ISO Range
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    2 people agree
    9 people disagree
    10 Out of 10 Customers Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Record Good Videos

    More than 20 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was bad for video recording.

  • ... produces excellent images. Anyone who can work out how to activate movie mode without referring to the instructions should sign up for Mensa. It is ridiculous ...
    brisbanetimes.com.au 10 Jul 2013
  • ... Slow focusing speed. Minimum focus distance. No in-built Wi-fi. No direct movie record button. No filter thread.
    Pocket Lint 7 Mar 2013
  • The Nikon COOLPIX A is the newest in the range of large sensor, compact cameras with fixed lenses. It comes with a 16MP APS-C sensor, the same size of ...
    hardwarezone.com.my 14 Mar 2013
  • ... have to plunge down two levels in the menus and then guess that the movie setting is under "Release mode". W.
    dpexpert.com.au 10 Jul 2013
  • Two People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A had a good flash.

  • With more and more manufacturers pushing to have at least one large sensor camera in their portfolio, it was only a matter of time before Nikon also joined ...
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
  • ... overcoming the focus issues I mentioned earlier. The Custom U1 U2 settings are handy for presetting flash modes, ISO, WB etc but it does not preset the ...
    Chang K. Park - Amazon 16 Sep 2015
  • Five People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Doesn't Take Good Landscape Photos

    Five people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was bad for macro photography.

  • ... display. Speedy overall autofocus. Unfriendly video recording access. Poor macro autofocusing. Noisy lowlight shots at high resolutions.
    mashable.com 28 Aug 2013
  • With more and more manufacturers pushing to have at least one large sensor camera in their portfolio, it was only a matter of time before Nikon also joined ...
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
  • With more and more manufacturers pushing to have at least one large sensor camera in their portfolio, it was only a matter of time before Nikon also joined ...
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
  • ... display. Speedy overall autofocus. Unfriendly video recording access. Poor macro autofocusing. Noisy lowlight shots at high resolutions. DSLRequivalent ...
    digit.in 5 Nov 2013
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    ok optical zoom
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Smaller than average minimum aperture number
    Supports Full HD video
    Features multi burst mode
    Has a built-in flash
    Large display diagonal
    Has an HDMI
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Tiny maximum aperture number
    High display resolution
    4928 x 3264 still image resolution
    Has a self-timer
    Has a video out
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Supports direct printing
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Has a tripod mount
    Very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has an HDMI port
    ok weight
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Long camera shutter speed
    Only 4928 x 3264 pixels image resolution
    Does not support Wi-Fi
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Not waterproof
    Tiny digital zoom
    Slow start-up time
    Only 230 battery life
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Tiny internal memory
    Only 2 USB version
    High Megapixels

    The Coolpix A's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 32% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

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    ok Optical Zoom

    The Coolpix A's optical zoom of 1x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix A of only 2.8 is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 120 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 16,000. The Coolpix A's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Coolpix A of 0.0005s is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 20% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Only 4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Coolpix A has a maximum image resolution of 4928 x 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    The Nikon Coolpix A does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    The Nikon Coolpix A does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 92% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

    What is bluetooth? Less Edit
    Not Waterproof

    The Coolpix A is not waterproof. 94% of cameras are also not waterproof.

    What does "waterproof" mean? Less Edit
    ok Weight
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    The weight of the Coolpix A of 299g is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Nikon Coolpix A supports Full HD video, unlike 70% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

    What is Full HD video? Less Edit
    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Coolpix A features multi burst mode, unlike 86% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

    What is multi burst mode? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Coolpix A has a built-in flash, as do 75% of cameras.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Coolpix A of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 16% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Coolpix A has an HDMI, unlike 61% of cameras which do not have an HDMI.

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    Tiny Digital Zoom

    The Coolpix A's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The Nikon Coolpix A features flash exposure compensation, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Slow Start-Up Time

    The start-up time of the Nikon Coolpix A of 1,000ms is slower than 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average start-up time of all cameras is 730ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 3,000ms.

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    Only 230 Battery Life

    The Nikon Coolpix A is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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    Tiny Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix A of only 3.2 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    High Display Resolution

    The Nikon Coolpix A's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 580,000 pixels.

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    4928 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix A is 4928 x 3264. That's 15% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4320 x 3240. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 2464x1632, 3696x2448 and 4928x3264. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 2992 x 2000.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Nikon Coolpix A has a self-timer, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Has a Video Out

    The Coolpix A has a video out. 100% of cameras do not have a video out.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Coolpix A has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The Coolpix A supports direct printing. 85% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1280x720|1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Nikon Coolpix A has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Coolpix A's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Tiny Internal Memory

    The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix A of only 17MB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 26% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Only 2 USB Version

    This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Nikon Coolpix A has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 74% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Nikon Coolpix A has been listed on Kagoo since January 1970 and is currently ranked number 15 out of 396 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

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    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $66.99 it is still cheaper than 90% of digital cameras.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix A

    QWhat is the optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A uses interchangeable lenses and the optical zoom depends on which lens you use.
    QWhat is the weight of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A is a 299 grams digital camera.
    QWhat is the camera type of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A is a compact digital camera.
    QWhat is the megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A is a 16.2 megapixels digital camera.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A have an image stabiliser?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A uses interchangeable lenses and whether it has an image stabiliser depends on which lens you use.
    QWhat is the image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a 1/2 to 1/2.5 image sensor size.
    QWhat is the maximum image resolution of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a maximum image resolution of 4928 x 3264.
    QWhat is the sensor type of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a cmos sensor type.
    QIs the Nikon Coolpix A waterproof?
    ANo, the Nikon Coolpix A is not waterproof.
    QWhat is the colour of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A is a black digital camera.
    QWhat is the digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor.
    QWhat is the minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A uses interchangeable lenses and the minimum aperture number depends on which lens you use.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A feature smile detection?
    ANo, the Nikon Coolpix A does not feature smile detection.
    QWhat is the maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200.
    QWhat is the camera shutter speed of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a camera shutter speed of 1/2000 second.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A support Full HD video?
    AYes, the Nikon Coolpix A supports Full HD video.
    QWhat is the maximum video resolution of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD).
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix A?
    AThe Nikon Coolpix A has a display diagonal of 3 inches.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A have a touchscreen?
    ANo, the Nikon Coolpix A does not have a touchscreen.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A have an HDMI?
    AYes, the Nikon Coolpix A has an HDMI.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A feature multi burst mode?
    AYes, the Nikon Coolpix A features multi burst mode.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A support Wi-Fi?
    ANo, the Nikon Coolpix A does not support Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A feature bluetooth?
    ANo, the Nikon Coolpix A does not feature bluetooth.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A have a built-in flash?
    AYes, the Nikon Coolpix A has a built-in flash.
    QDoes the Nikon Coolpix A have a rechargeable battery?
    AYes, the Nikon Coolpix A is a digital camera with a rechargeable battery.
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    Nikon Coolpix A Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Sensor Format
    Design
    Waterproof
    Certification
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Fixed Focal Length
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Focus Adjustment
    Focus
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Flash
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    Camera
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Camera File System
    Tripod Mount
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Direct Printing
    Start-Up Time
    Scene Modes
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Tripod Thread
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Video Out
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Panorama
    Lens System
    Power Supply Type
    Size
    Sensor Resolution
    Effective Megapixels (Image)
    Accessories Included
    Type
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer
    Focal Length
    Model Number
    Shutter Speed
    Flash Type
    Wireless Technology
    Features
    Rechargeable Battery

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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