Nikon Coolpix A900 Review

Overall Score

49

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-840 mm (35x) F3.4-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 67 x 40 mm, 289g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: Coolpix A1000

I want (0) I have (0) I had (0)
Check Price

Nikon Coolpix A900 Overview


First introduced in February, 2016, Nikon Coolpix A900 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

Nikon replaced Coolpix A900 with Nikon A1000. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon A900 with Nikon A1000


Nikon A900 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix A900

Sensor resolution of Nikon A900 ~ 5157 x 3877 pixels.

Nikon A900 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 19,993,689 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon A900


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix A900 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
NFC Connectivity
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Timelapse Recording
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Bluetooth Connectivity
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
20MP High Resolution Sensor
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
6.9 Lens at Tele
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.9
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.4
Low Battery Life: 300 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix A900 has an Overall Score of 49/100 and ranked #177 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #505 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon A900 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
55
Value for money score
65
Portability score
93
Overall score
49
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon A900


Nikon Coolpix A900 weighs 289g and has external dimensions of 113 x 67 x 40mm (4.45 x 2.64 x 1.57"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Nikon A900 is 99 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon A900
289g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon A900
40mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix A900 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix A900

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix A900 Dimensions Coolpix A900
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Canon SX720 HS 270 g 289 g 110 x 64 x 36 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Canon SX730 HS 300 g 289 g 110 x 64 x 40 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Sony HX90V 245 g 289 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Nikon S9900 289 g 289 g 112 x 66 x 40 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 Panasonic ZS60 282 g 289 g 112 x 64 x 38 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 Panasonic ZS70 322 g 289 g 112 x 67 x 41 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Nikon Coolpix A1000 Nikon A1000 330 g 289 g 114 x 72 x 41 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Canon G7 X MII 319 g 289 g 106 x 61 x 42 mm 113 x 67 x 40 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix A900


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix A900
Announced February, 2016
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
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
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 300 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 289 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 67 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

Latest Small Sensor Superzoom

Nikon Coolpix P950
Nikon Coolpix P950

16MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix B600
Nikon Coolpix B600

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix A1000
Nikon Coolpix A1000

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

20MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS
Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

21MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix P1000
Nikon Coolpix P1000

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80
Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80

20MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70

20MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

20MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ80

18MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Latest Compact

Fujifilm X100V
Fujifilm X100V

26MP | APS-C BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Ricoh WG-70
Ricoh WG-70

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Leica V-Lux 5
Leica V-Lux 5

20MP | 1 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix P950
Nikon Coolpix P950

16MP | 1/2.3 CMOS | fixed lens mount

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII

20MP | 1 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

20MP | 1 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II
Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

20MP | 1 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Olympus Tough TG-6
Olympus Tough TG-6

12MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount

Leica Q2
Leica Q2

47MP | Full frame CMOS | fixed lens mount

Nikon Coolpix B600
Nikon Coolpix B600

16MP | 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS | fixed lens mount