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Nikon Coolpix A
7.9 out of 10

Nikon Coolpix A

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Steve's Digicams
18 December 2013
  • Summary: Nikon's Coolpix A is the first (and only, as of 12/2013) Coolpix series camera to include their DX-format (APS-C) sized CMOS image sensor usually found in their entry level DSLRs, which makes the "A" not only a member of Nikon's Advance Performance series like the P520 and P7700 , but the Flagship...
  • Pros: Coolpix A's image quality is outstanding, compares favorably to entry-level Nikon DSLRs, APS-C sized image sensor is rarely seen in a camera this size, Low light results are good with or without flash, Full manual control options, High-quality lens, Manual focus and autofocus options, Can magnify...
  • Cons: Overall performance is a little disappointing in this price range, Shutter lag can be a little slow at times, Extreme close-ups aren't possible, even in macro mode, minimum focus distance is 4 in., Autofocus results should be more consistent, No zoom option, focal length is fixed at 28mm equivale...
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Overall 10
10

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reviewed
10 October 2013
  • Summary: Nikon's pocket powerhouse is a great camera, but your money is better spent elsewhere.
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Overall 9
9.0

Nikon Coolpix A: Review

Review guidelines
25 August 2013
  • Summary: For me, It was easy to get to grips with the Nikon Coolpix A . They are both two compact with APS-C sensor and fixed lens, are both pleasant to use. They are both capable of ensuring good images.
  • Pros: Compact body with a titanium finish and vintage details, Excellent ergonomics, Image quality.
  • Cons: No built-in ND filter, Lack of an electronic viewfinder also optional, Paint that comes off easily, Right eye that creates kinks on the classic shoulder bag.
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Overall 6
6.0

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About
21 July 2013
  • Summary: If you're looking for a compact camera that creates images similar in quality to an entry-level DSLR camera, the Nikon Coolpix A model is going to fit that exact need very well.
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Gizmag
20 July 2013
  • Summary: At first glance, the Nikon Coolpix A looks like a typical, if slightly retro, compact camera. But, it actually contains a large APS-C sensor, the same size found in most DSLRs.
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 10
9.5

Nikon COOLPIX A Review

What Digital Camera
20 July 2013
  • Summary: With the Nikon Coolpix A being the first premium compact in Nikon’s Coolpix range, there’s no predecessor to compare it to. Instead, we’re left looking at its rivals to see how it stacks up against the competition.
  • Pros: Compact design; Excellent image quality; Robust build; Simple menu system; Fantastic LCD screen
  • Cons: Slow focusing speed; Minimum focus distance; No in-built Wi-fi; No direct movie record button; No filter thread
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digitalcameraworld.com
20 July 2013
  • Summary: Nikon Coolpix A review: Nikon surprised everyone launching the Coolpix A, its new premium compact camera which boasts the same sensor as the D7000. But is its image quality worth the Nikon Coolpix A price tag? Find out in our Nikon Coolpix A review video.
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digitalcameraworld.com
19 July 2013
  • Summary: Nikon Coolpix A review: Nikon surprised everyone launching the Coolpix A, its new premium compact camera which boasts the same sensor as the D7000. But is its image quality worth the Nikon Coolpix A price tag? Find out in our Nikon Coolpix A review video.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix A Review

Digitaltrends
18 July 2013
  • Conclusion: The Nikon Coolpix A is another camera we have no problems recommending. It takes darn good pictures with accurate colors and sharp resolution. Besides lackluster video, our biggest hesitation is the price – especially since you can get the similar 28mm prime Ricoh GR with a 16.2-megapixel APS-C...
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Camera Test: Nikon Coolpix A

Pop Photo
17 July 2013
  • Summary: Nikon shooters looking for a pocket camera should very seriously consider the Coolpix A. The similarity in controls, high image quality, and simple integration into your RAW workflow make it a no-brainer—as long as you can stomach its price tag. Mind you, it costs less than the
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