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Nikon COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera (Silver)

BH #NICPA900S • MFR #26505
Nikon COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera (Silver)
Key Features
  • 20MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR f/3.4-6.9 ED Lens
  • 24-840mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 35x Optical Zoom Lens, 70x Dynamic Zoom
The silver COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera from Nikon features a 20MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor for high-resolution imagery and 4K videos at 30 fps. This sensor's construction utilizes a stacked backside-illuminated (BSI) design to improve clarity and image quality when working in dimly-lit conditions. The 35x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-840mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide variety of environments. Further subject magnification can be achieved using the 70x Dynamic Fine Zoom that effectively doubles the camera's reach. The lens also features Vibration Reduction to help reduce the appearance of camera shake when shooting at the longer zoom lengths or with longer shutter speeds. A 3" 921k-dot tilting LCD screen allows image composition from unique angles, as well as image review and menu navigation.
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Nikon A900 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 220MP Image Sensor
  • 335x NIKKOR VR Zoom Lens
  • 43" LCD Screen
  • 5Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC with SnapBridge App
  • 6UHD 4K Video Recording
  • 7Full Manual Exposure Control
  • 8Built-In Flash

The silver COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera from Nikon features a 20MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor for high-resolution imagery and 4K videos at 30 fps. This sensor's construction utilizes a stacked backside-illuminated (BSI) design to improve clarity and image quality when working in dimly-lit conditions. The 35x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-840mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide variety of environments. Further subject magnification can be achieved using the 70x Dynamic Fine Zoom that effectively doubles the camera's reach. The lens also features Vibration Reduction to help reduce the appearance of camera shake when shooting at the longer zoom lengths or with longer shutter speeds. A 3" 921k-dot tilting LCD screen allows image composition from unique angles, as well as image review and menu navigation.

Built-in Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC connectivity allow the A900 to pair with a compatible smart device using the Nikon SnapBridge app. Images can then be easily sent to the connected smartphone or tablet, and from there shared on favorite social media sites. While a PSAM mode dial on top of the camera provides complete control over the shutter speed and aperture, automatic exposure and scene modes make it easy to capture a wide variety of frequently-encountered subjects under multiple lighting conditions.

20MP Image Sensor

The 20MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor features stacked backside-illuminated technology to enhance its low-light capabilities. 7 fps of continuous shooting is possible along with an ISO range of 80-3200.

35x NIKKOR VR Zoom Lens

The A900 has a 35x NIKKOR ED VR zoom lens with a focal length range of 4.3-135mm, giving a 35mm equivalent of 24-840mm, which covers wide-angle to telephoto shots with a maximum aperture range of f/3.4-6.9. It features four ED lens elements for improving sharpness, color, and image quality, as well as Vibration Reduction to reduce the appearance of camera shake.

3" LCD Screen

The A900's tilting 3" 921k-dot TFT-LCD monitor has an anti-reflective coating as well as 6-level brightness adjustment; making it easy to compose images from unique angles, monitor video recording, and navigate menus.

Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC with SnapBridge App

When paired with a compatible smart device using the Nikon SnapBridge app, built-in Bluetooth low energy (BLE), Wi-Fi, and NFC connectivity allow the A900 to quickly and easily send photos for sharing on social media sites. Upload photos on the go, even in remote locations, or use a smartphone or tablet to control the camera.

UHD 4K Video Recording

Shoot 4K video at 30 fps with stereo sound. Face-priority AF helps keeps focus where it is wanted, and 5-Axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) keeps videos steady. Record up to one hour with the touch of a button, and save still images during recording or playback. Quickly and easily delete unwanted footage right in the camera, or transform a video into a fast-motion sequence with the Superlapse Movie feature, great for first-person perspectives, sports moments, video tours, and more.

Full Manual Exposure Control

A PSAM mode dial is available right on top of the camera, much like a DSLR. Control the COOLPIX A900's aperture and shutter speed to expose images exactly as wanted, or to overcome difficult shooting situations. Automatic modes can also make those decisions effortless.

Built-In Flash

When shooting in low-light or backlit situations, the pop-up flash can act as a fill light to produce well-exposed images.
UPC: 018208265053

Nikon A900 Specs

Imaging
PixelsEffective: 20 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution5184 x 3888
Aspect Ratio4:3
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/2.3"
Image File FormatJPEG
Image StabilizationDigital, Optical (5-Axis)
Lens
Focal Length4.3 to 135mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 840mm)
Optical Zoom35x
Digital Zoom4x Maximum (140x Combined Zoom)
2x Optimized (70x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperturef/3.4 to 6.9
Focus Range19.69" to Infinity / 50 cm to Infinity (Wide)
6.56' to Infinity / 2 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Macro
0.4" to / 1.02 cm to (Wide)
Optical Design13 Elements in 11 Groups
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity80 to 1600 (Extended: 80 to 3200)
Shutter SpeedElectronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/4000 to 8 Seconds
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Matrix, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-2 to +2 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, White Set
Continuous ShootingUp to 7 fps at 20 MP for up to 7 Frames (JPEG)
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Special OptionsBeach, Fireworks, Food, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama, Party/Indoor, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Video
Recording ModesMP4/H.264/MPEG-4
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 25p/29.97p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 15p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p
HD (1280 x 720) at 25p/29.97p/50p
SD (640 x 480) at 119.88p
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes
Video EncodingNTSC/PAL
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Microphone (Stereo)
Audio File FormatAAC
Viewfinder and Monitor
Size3"
Resolution921,000 Dot
Display Type180° Tilting LCD
Flash
Built-In FlashYes
Flash ModesTTL Auto
Effective Flash RangeISO Auto
1.6 to 19.7' / 0.5 to 6 m (Wide)
4.9 to 10.50' / 1.5 to 3.2 m (Telephoto)
External Flash ConnectionNone
Interface
WirelessWi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPSNo
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%
Physical
Battery1 x EN-EL12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 3.7 VDC, 1050 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.4 x 2.6 x 1.6" / 113 x 66.5 x 39.9 mm (Excluding Protrusions)
Weight10.19 oz / 289 g (Body with Battery and Memory)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.7 x 5.1 x 3.5"

Nikon A900 Reviews

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Does the Coolpix 900 allow GPS tagging of the photos via Wi-Fi and a smart phone app?
Asked by: Anonymous
No true GPS functionality, but it can connect to the smart phone GPS. However, I have found it to be a royal pain and I never use it. Lack of native GPS is my primary complaint about my A900. Second is the poor WiFi connectivity to my iPhone.I wish the camera would allow the acquisition of GPS coordinates from my phone and then store them in nonvolatile RAM so I could connect once to my phone and then shoot all day. It wouldnt be terribly accurate, but it would get to the right country and city.
Answered by: JAMES P.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Can the ISO be set to auto in this camera?

Can the ISO be set to auto in this camera?
Asked by: Terry
Yes, it does have auto iso. It is listed on page 125 of the pdf manual.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-01-21

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Point and shoot camera with PASM mode function..?? Since this is a FIXED Lens camera...how do set or select the Lens Aperture opening, if the camera is set on Aperture Priority Mode..??
Asked by: Josef
As the Nikon COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera is a new camera that has not yet been released/begun shipping, Nikon has not yet released or posted the instruction manual for the camera on their website. As such, I cannot describe how to change the lens' aperture. However, as with all point-and-shoot cameras that have P/S/A/M control options, it will most likely be changed via either the control dial on the top of the camera next to the Mode dial or via the dial/four-way controller on the rear of the camera. The exact procedure would be described in the camera's instruction manual.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Does this camera have Intelligent IS Image Stabilization?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the camera has 5 way Optical & Digital image stabilization.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2020-01-05

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Am I able to use any sandisk 64gb sd card?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, a Sandisk 64gb SDXC card will be compatible.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2020-01-05

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Does the continuous shooting work in macro mode?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, you are able to photograph in continuous in macro.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2019-03-30

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How to transfer images to a Mac Computer?
Asked by: Anonymous
As the In The Box section of our website indicates Nikon includes the Nikon UC-E21 USB Type-A Male to Type-B Micro Male Cable (Black) with the Nikon COOLPIX A900 Digital Camera, you would be able to connect the USB cable to the camera, and connect the other end to the USB terminal on your Mac computer to transfer files using the camera. Likewise, you may consider purchasing an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card reader that connects to your computer's USB terminal to transfer files from your memory card using the memory card reader.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does this support Depth of Field, to blur the background?
Asked by: Anonymous
Depth of field is determined by the aperture being used. You can compose images with different depths of field with the A900.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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