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Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
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131 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Our Verdict:
Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera is. It's a multi award winning and fully featured 299g digital camera, with a good price. It has a built-in flash and an HDMI, supports Full HD video and features multi burst mode.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (16.2MP)
Smaller than average optical zoom (1x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
ok 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
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RESOLUTION
1x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
2.8
MINIMUM
1s
CAMERA
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
299g
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DIGITAL ZOOM
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A number 10 across all digital cameras and number 68 in best selling cameras.

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Why Has it Scored 87?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 131 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
Smaller than average optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Ok minimum aperture number
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Average Review Score

4.1 stars (125 reviews)

18%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
22 Reviews
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38 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
23
4
Lens System
8
9
Size and Weight
25
4
Features
3
0
Price
9
7
Viewfinder / Screen
3
1
Design
7
1
Ease of Use
3
2
Robustness
5
0
Flash
1
0
Video Capability
0
1
Noise Level
0
1
Support
1
0
Connectivity
1
0
6 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was a Bit Expensive

Four people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was expensive.

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Bad Value for Money
12 people agree
10 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
  • ... 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 16 Jan 2014
  • ... control. 28mm 2.8 lens poor for all-round use. Lacks a built-in viewfinder or reasonably priced accessory. Fixed LCD screen. Lacks a dedicated movie record ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... Video options difficult to find. Camera forgets self-timer setting. Quite high price. Fixed focal length. Slow focusing. Short battery life. No direct ...
    Ephotozine 26 Mar 2013
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    Expensive
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Reliable

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

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    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
  • ... th...Great image quality. Small footprint despite large APSC sensor. Great build quality. Builtin flash. Hidden movie mode. AF is sluggish in low light. ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 12 Sep 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
  • ... body. Excellent 3 inch screen. Electronic level. 2 year warranty. Very good build quality. Nikon Coolpix A. Video options difficult to find. Camera forgets ...
    Ephotozine 26 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
    Three People Thought it Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

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

  • ... 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
  • ... 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
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 30 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was compact and over 10 people thought that it was also a good body shape.

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    Compact
    35 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Nikon COOLPIX A review The Nikon COOLPIX A is a compact camera with a large APS-C sensor and a fixed 28mm equivalent f2.8 lens. Announced in March 2013 ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... combination of a proven APS-C sensor, quality 28mm optic and a small and compact body. Slightly sluggish auto-focus speed, a "slow" f/2.8 lens...
    PhotographyBlog.com 22 Mar 2013
  • ... is the smallest digital camera with an APS-C sensor and is similarly-sized to a compact camera. This incredible achievement puts the image quality of a ...
    Neocamera.com 5 Mar 2013
  • ... 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
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    A Good Body Shape
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Was Nicely Designed

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

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    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
  • ... 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
  • ... lens and excellent optical performance...Excellent image quality. Robust shooting design. Very sharp, fixed lens. Accurate automatic white balance every ...
    CNET.com.au 13 May 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
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    Good-Looking
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Ergonomic
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Was Easy to Use

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

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    Has Good Controls
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... 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
  • ... speed dial that give the Fuji X100S some...Good build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest autofocus. ...
    Techradar 5 Mar 2013
  • ... acceptable boundaries. Having a larger than av...Good build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest ...
    techradar.com/au/ 15 Apr 2013
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    Very Easy to Use
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Interface
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Four 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
  • ... option. It has exceptional image quality in a compact, portable design. It is feature rich. It has fantastic colour with detail that will almost guarantee ...
    The lambanana - Amazon 30 Jun 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
  • Two People Thought it Was Bad 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.
    What Digital Camera 6 Mar 2013
  • ... 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
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

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

  • 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
  • ... 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
  • The Majority of People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

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

  • ... 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
  • ... build quality. Controls are sensibly arranged. Produces superb images. Little noise. Not the fastest autofocus. Corner shading.
    techradar.com/au/ 15 Apr 2013
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Lens

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

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    Has a Bad Autofocus
    41 people agree
    9 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
  • ... build. Simple menu system. Fantastic LCD screen. Slow focusing speed. Minimum focus distance. No inbuilt Wifi. No direct movie record button. No filter ...
    What Digital Camera 28 Mar 2013
  • View All Reviews About Focusing
    Has a Bad Lens
    7 people agree
    17 people disagree
    Has a Bad Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Bad Zoom
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Over 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
  • ... 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
  • 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
  • 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 the Nikon Coolpix A Took Good Photos

    Over 50 people thought that the Nikon Coolpix A was 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 superb picture quality, ISO range and had a good picture resolution.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    55 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... 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 Photos
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    15 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has an Excellent Picture Quality
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Very Good 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
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Did Not Record Good Videos

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

  • ... 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
  • ... viewfinder or reasonably priced accessory. Fixed LCD screen. Lacks a dedicated movie record button.
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2013
  • ... access video mode. Battery life of a compact cam, not DSLR. Video quality isn't up to par with stills. DSLR-equivalent APS-C sensor. Excellent low-light ...
    Digitaltrends.com 18 Jul 2013
  • ... footprint despite large APSC sensor. Great build quality. Builtin flash. Hidden movie mode. AF is sluggish in low light. No viewfinder.
    digitalcamerareview.com 12 Sep 2013
  • Three People Thought the Nikon Coolpix A Had a Good Flash

    Three 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
  • ... photographs with vibrant colours. I took some superb photos without the inbuilt flash which displayed really rich textures and contrast. The quality will ...
    The lambanana - Amazon 30 Jun 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.

  • 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
  • ... shoot. Raw support. Soft edges at 2.8 and 4. Longer shutter lag. Macro mode slows focus. Cannot disable rear LCD. No EVF option. Movie setting is buried ...
    PC Mag 10 Apr 2013
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

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

    The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix A of 16.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 29% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix A of only 1x is in the smallest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital 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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    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix A of 2.8 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix A of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 20% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 100 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speeds of digital cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Nikon Coolpix A's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is in the longest 28% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    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 Feature Bluetooth

    Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix A does not feature bluetooth. 93% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

    What is bluetooth? Less Edit
    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix A does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    ok Weight
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    The Coolpix A's weight of 299g is ok compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 35% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Coolpix A supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras 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, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras 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 74% of cameras.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Has an HDMI
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    The Coolpix A has an HDMI. 62% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Tiny Digital Zoom

    The Coolpix A's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Coolpix A of 3" is larger than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    High Display Resolution

    The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix A of 921,000 pixels is higher than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Tiny Maximum Aperture Number

    The Nikon Coolpix A's maximum aperture number of only 3.4 is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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    Has an HDMI Port

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

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    Large Closest Focusing Distance

    The closest focusing distance of the Coolpix A of 0.1m is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Coolpix A has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix A of 28mm is in the longest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

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

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    Slow Start-Up Time

    The start-up time of the Coolpix A of 1,000ms is slower than 66% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average start-up time of all digital cameras is 720ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 3,000ms.

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    Tiny Internal Memory

    The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 48MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The Coolpix A's internal memory of only 17MB is smaller than 74% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Coolpix A has a self-timer, unlike 81% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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    Has a Video Out

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

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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 a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 2464x1632, 3696x2448 and 4928x3264. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 2992 x 2000.

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    Only 230 Battery Life

    Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon Coolpix A which takes 230 battery life.

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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 typical of many 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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    Supports Direct Printing

    The Nikon Coolpix A supports direct printing, which is unusual. 85% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Nikon Coolpix A has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 10 out of 400 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.

    We have analysed the Nikon Coolpix A, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This digital camera has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $81.98 it is still in the cheapest 8% of digital cameras.

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    What the Reviews Say

    6 out of 10 customers thought it was a bit expensive

    Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix A