Nikon Coolpix A Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix A 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: Coolpix A 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1099.95
Street Price: $1000.62
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 10.5 oz (298 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(111 x 64 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
3696 x 2448 (9.0 MP, Other),
2464 x 1632 (4.0 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.1
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: 30p/25p/24p, 30p/25p/24p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.93
CMOS Size (inches): APS-C 
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/22; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm with 19 steps of 1/3 EV 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type: Optional DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 31.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Beach/Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Food, High Key, Landscape, Low Key, Autumn colors, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Silhouette, Sports, Sunset 
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10, 20 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto+slow sync, Fill flash, Slow sync, Rear-curtain+slow sync, Manual, Off; Red-eye reduction available 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 6.0
Flash Range Description: GN approx. 6/21, or 6/22 when fired in manual mode at full power (ISO 100, m/ft, 23C/73.4F); 0.5 to 11.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 37ft.) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.NEF), RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM) 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini (Type C) HDMI, Accessory Terminal, DC-input via dummy battery AC adapter 
Included Software: ViewNX 2 CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL20 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 230
Notes & Features: Nikon's first DX-format Coolpix camera. Available in black and silver. Optional DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder will be available for a suggested retail price of ~US$450, and the UR-E24 Adapter Ring and HN-CP18 Lens Hood will be sold together for a suggested retail price of US$130. 

 


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