Summary Nikon Coolpix A

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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Help 1x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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The Nikon Coolpix A vs other recent boutiques

Size Quite small Help
Mid size (111×64×40 mm)
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Weight Light Help
299 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13.8 EV
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard


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The Nikon Coolpix A vs other recent boutiques

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Color depth Less color depth Help
23.4 bits
Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
1,164 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16.1 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
March 2013
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
230 shots
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
APS-C 23.6x15.7mm
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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front photo of the Nikon Coolpix A


Nikon Coolpix A
Coolpix A

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Avatar for Ray Hernández Ray Hernández (10:41 PM, January 05, 2014)
Nikon sometime ago said they would not make a compact DX camera and they did.