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Nikon Coolpix A900

A 1 year old compact digital camera with good features
Compact 20MP 35x Yes Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix A900 Review

With very good features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A900 number 489 across all digital cameras.
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Good Features
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Quite narrow field of view

Nikon Coolpix A900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk and mobimaniak.pl the average expert rating of this camera is 75%.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 30,771 expert and owner reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix A900 of 20MP is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix A900 is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix A900 of 35x is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix A900 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as "UHD-1".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix A900 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix A900 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix A900's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix A900 has a USB connectivity. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of view of the Coolpix A900 of only 98% is in the narrowest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix A900 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix A900's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 840mm is in the longest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix A900 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of all digital cameras is 3.1h, with the shortest being 1.8h and the longest being 5h. The Coolpix A900's battery recharge time of only 2.2h is in the shortest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix A900 features bluetooth, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix A900's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix A900 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix A900 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix A900 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since February 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon n162685w, canon vna911e1, nikon vna910e1, canon vna910e1, nikon vna911e1, nikon a900sl, nikon 26501, nikon 26505
Barcodes 00009608235271, 00018208947171, 00018208948949, 00182089471718, 08033737555583, 08033737555590
Bigger digital zoom
Only 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard)
30 more battery life (CIPA standard)
3x shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Expert reviews are better
150mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
10 more battery life (CIPA standard)
Significantly lower display resolution (numeric)
Expert reviews are appreciably better
3x smaller optical zoom
Much better expert reviews
330 shots battery life (CIPA standard)
920x lower display resolution (numeric)

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