Updated 25 Oct 2017

Nikon

COOLPIX A900 (with 4.3-151mm lens)

Snapshot: The Nikon COOLPIX A900 (with 4.3-151mm lens) compact camera can shoot full-HD video and has a huge zoom. But how's the image quality?

COOLPIX A900 (with 4.3-151mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$628

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Test results

Overall score
48
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • Good screen.
  • OK flash.
  • Has a huge zoom, a high resolution articulated monitor and PASM modes.
  • Can shoot full-HD video.

But

  • Just OK image quality.
  • Just OK video quality.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$628
Type
Compact

More test results

Viewfinder
n/a

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
20
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
1/2.3" CMOS
ISO range
80 - 3200
Optical zoom
35
Aperture range
3.4 - 6.9
Zoom range
25 - 824
Shutter range
1/4000 - 1
Dimensions (cm)
68 x 40 x 112
Weight (g)
303
Depth (mm)
40
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
×
GPS tagging
×
PASM modes
Manual focus option
×

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
3
Monitor pixels
921,000
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
-
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Video
3840 x 2160
Microphone input
×

Flash

Flash type
Switch on by hand
Connection for external flash
×

More info

Notes

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