Nikon Coolpix A900 Review

December 22, 2016 | Amy Davies |
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Specifications

    • Type

    • Compact digital camera

    • Effective pixels

    • 20.3 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

    • Image sensor

    • 1/2.3-in. type CMOS, Total pixels: approx. 21.14 million

    • Lens

    • NIKKOR lens with 35x optical zoom

    • Focal length

    • 4.3 to 151 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24–840 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • F-number

    • f/3.4 to 6.9

    • Lens construction

    • 13 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements)

    • Magnification

    • Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3360 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • Vibration reduction

    • Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

    • Autofocus

    • Contrast-detect AF

    • Focus range

    • [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 2 m (6 ft 7 in.) to infinity, Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

    • AF-area mode

    • Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF, touch AF

    • Monitor

    • 7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal; Approx. 921k-dot, TFT LCD (RGBW) with anti-reflection coating, and 6-level brightness adjustment

    • Frame coverage

    • Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Frame coverage (playback mode)

    • Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • File system

    • DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

    • Storage file formats

    • Still images: JPEG, Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

    • Image size (pixels)

    • 20M (High) [5184 x 3888 (High)], 20M [5184 x 3888], 8M [3648 x 2736], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], VGA [640 x 480], 16:9 15M [5184 x 2920], 1:1 [3888 x 3888]

    • ISO sensitivity

    • ISO 80 to 1600

    • Exposure metering

    • Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

    • Exposure control

    • Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

    • Shutter type

    • Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

    • Self-timer

    • Can be selected from 10 s, 5 s and 2 s

    • Aperture

    • Electronically-controlled 3-blade iris diaphragm

    • Aperture range

    • 7 steps of 1/6 EV (W) (A, M mode)

    • Built-in flash

    • Yes

    • Flash range (approx.)

    • [W]: 0.5 to 6.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 19 ft), [T]: 1.5 to 3.0 m (4 ft 12 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)

    • Flash control

    • TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

    • USB

    • Micro-USB connector, Hi-Speed USB, Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21 for Micro-USB connector. Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

    • HDMI output

    • HDMI micro connector (Type D)

    • Audio input

    • Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

    • Audio output

    • Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards

    • IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency

    • 2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

    • OPEN/WPA2-PSK

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols

    • Infrastructure

    • Bluetooth standards

    • Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

    • Supported languages

    • Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

    • Power sources

    • One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included), AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)

    • Charging time

    • Approx. 2 h 20 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)

    • Battery life

    • Approx. 270 shots when using EN-EL12

    • Actual battery life for movie recording

    • Approx. 50 min (1080/30p) when using EN-EL12

    • Tripod socket

    • 1/4 (ISO 1222)

    • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    • Approx. 113.0 x 66.5 x 39.9 mm (4.5 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.) (excluding projections)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 298 g (10.6 oz) (including battery and memory card)

    • Operating environment - temperature

    • 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

    • Operating environment - humidity

    • 85% or less (no condensation)

    • Supplied accessories

    • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21, Camera Strap

  • 1. A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.


  • Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA).

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