Nikon Coolpix A Review

Overall Score

58

Main Features

  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 28 mm (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (optional) Viewfinder
  • 4 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 111 x 64 x 40 mm, 299g.
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Nikon Coolpix A Overview


First introduced in June, 2013, Nikon Coolpix A is a 16 MP Compact with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Nikon A comes with a 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.29 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix A

Sensor resolution of Nikon A ~ 4915 x 3255 pixels.

Nikon A has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 368.2 mm².

There are approximate 15,998,325 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon A


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix A with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
4.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 230 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Slow Continuous Shooting: 921 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix A has an Overall Score of 58/100 and ranked #82 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #373 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon A Scores
Imaging score
57
Features score
49
Value for money score
73
Portability score
92
Overall score
58
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Nikon A


Nikon Coolpix A weighs 299g and has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 40mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.57"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Nikon A is 90 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon A is less by 4mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon A
299g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon A
40mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix A with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix A

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix A Dimensions Coolpix A
Fujifilm X70 Fujifilm X70 340 g 299 g 113 x 64 x 44 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Ricoh GR Ricoh GR 245 g 299 g 117 x 61 x 35 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Ricoh GR II Ricoh GR II 251 g 299 g 117 x 63 x 35 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 299 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 299 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Fujifilm X100T Fujifilm X100T 440 g 299 g 127 x 74 x 52 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Canon G7 X 304 g 299 g 103 x 60 x 40 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Fujifilm X100S Fujifilm X100S 445 g 299 g 127 x 74 x 54 mm 111 x 64 x 40 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix A


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix A
Announced June, 2013
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 4.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 11.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 368.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 230 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL20
Physical
Weight 299 g
Physical Dimensions 111 x 64 x 40 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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