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Features List

20.1 Megapixels
35x Optical zoom
70x Dynamic Fine zoom
921k-dot TFT LCD monitor
5-axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction

The travel-friendly A900 packs 20.1 Megapixels with a Backside illumination CMOS image sensor and 35x Optical zoom1 with 70x Dynamic Fine Zoom2. The new SnapBridge feature also stores your pictures on Nikon Image Space3 and lets you share your favourite moments online.

Stunning made simple

The A900 captures memories in the richest colours at the press of a button. Its Intelligent Target Finding Autofocus, which has Face Detection and subject-prediction technology, ensures remarkable accuracy in every shot. With its powerful 35x Optical zoom1 and 70x Dynamic Fine zoom2, even distant subjects can be photographed with astounding clarity.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 stunning made simple

The smarter way to share

Share your best shots with SnapBridge, a new feature that automatically downloads your images to your smart device via a constant Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection. BLE uses minimal power, so you can continue shooting and sharing without draining your batteries. SnapBridge also allows your smart device to access your camera, even when it’s switched off. It even automatically archives your pictures onto NIKON IMAGE SPACE3.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 SnapBridge

Shoot to thrill

The A900’s primed to grasp photo opportunities with a snap-back zoom that retracts to a wide angle and a pre-focus function that gets you ready. 5-Axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction nullifies shake and blur to deliver pixel-sharp images, while face-priority autofocus lets you lock onto your subjects. Then, capture memories with Time-lapse and Superlapse modes.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 snap back zoom

Bring dark into the light

Perfect for shooting fireworks, stars or moving vehicles, the A900 offers maximum control of night scenes. It takes multiple shots at intervals then composites them to create impressive images. Traces of light are now easier to track, all at the touch of a button.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 maximum control of night scenes

Get more than just photos

Add flair to your images with all-new Creative Mode. It lets you experiment with 12 Glamour Retouch options, designed to create eye-catching portraits. Next, with the power of 4K UHD, you can discover expansive landscapes, rich textures and lush colours.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 creative mode

For whatever life throws at you

The A900’s built with a powerful 3-inch 921k-dot TFT LCD monitor. It’s equipped with RGBW alignment, anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment to ensure colour accuracy and visibility – no matter the sunlight. In your pocket or in your hand, the A900’s highly portable at just 300 g and 113 mm (w) x 66.5 mm (h) x 39.6 mm (d), without projections.

Nikon COOLPIX A900 LCD Monitor

Automatically transfer and upload images with SnapBridge

Nikon SnapBridge

Our smart new application – SnapBridge – allows the A900 to be constantly connected to a smart device via Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi®.

With SnapBridge you can automatically transfer images to your smart device, as well as upload them automatically to NIKON IMAGE SPACE3. You can also use the smart device to browse images stored in the camera, as well as embed images with its location and date/time information. SnapBridge dramatically enhances the value and convenience of images taken with the A900.

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1 Approximately 840 mm equivalent in 35 mm format.
2 Approximately 1680 mm equivalent in 35 mm format. Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of Optical zoom.
3 Register for your Nikon ID to receive unlimited online storage for thumbnail pictures at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 on NIKON IMAGE SPACE, for free.

Tech Specs

Type Compact digital camera
Effective pixels 20.1 million
(Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
Image sensor Backside illumination CMOS image sensor
Total pixels: approx. 20.3 million
Lens NIKKOR lens with 35x Optical zoom and 75x Dynamic Fine zoom
Focal length Optical zoom: angle of view equivalent to that of 24-840 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format
Dynamic Fine zoom: approx. 1680 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format
Macro mode: approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.)
Maximum aperture f/ 3.7 – 6.4
Construction 13 elements in 11 groups (3 ED lens elements)
Vibration reduction Lens shift and electronic VR (equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster)
Autofocus system Target finding AF
Focus-area selection Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
Monitor size 7.5 cm ( 3.0 in.) diagonal
Monitor resolution 3″, 921k-dot Tilting LCD monitor
(RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 6-level brightness adjustment, vari-angle TFT LCD
Movie 4K UHD movie (3840 x 2160/30p which can be switched to 25p) with stereo sound; Full HD movie (1080/60p) format; Superlapse and Timelapse movie; still-image saving from 4k UHD movie; Short movie show (2 s movie x 15 files; 3 s movie x 10 files; 5 s movie x 6 files)
Internal memory (approx. 473 MB)
File system DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
File formats Still images: JPEG
Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO 125 – 1600
ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A, or M mode)
Main features Snap-back zoom, Pre-focus function; Creative mode (9 Effect categories); Multiple Exposure Lighten; Smart Portrait mode; Glamour Retouch; Help function
Special effects and Scene modes 7 Special effects and 17 scene modes
Exposure modes P (Programmed auto); S (Shutter-priority auto); A (Aperture-priority auto); M (Manual)
Shutter type Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/2000 – 1 s
1/2000-8 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at ISO 125 or 200 in S, A *, or M mode)
1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
* When the aperture value is f/5.6-8 at the wide-angle position
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Type Electronically-controlled 3-blade iris diaphragm
Range 14 steps of 1/6 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Built-in flash Yes
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5-6.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-19 ft)
[T]: 1.5-3.5 m (5-11 ft)
Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
USB connector Micro-USB connector, Hi-Speed USB
Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21 for Micro-USB connector.
HDMI output connector HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Access protocols Infrastructure
Connectivity SnapBridge and Bluetooth® support; Wi-Fi; NFC
Supported languages for camera menus Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included)
Charging time Approx. 2 h 20 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-73P and when no charge remains)
Battery life of still shooting Approx. 270 shots when using EN-EL12 *1
Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording) Approx. 50 min (1080/30p) when using EN-EL12 *2
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 113 x 66.5 x 39.6 mm
(excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 299 g (including battery and memory card)
Temperature 0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Batter; UC-E21 USB Cable; AN-CP19 Strap; EH-73P/73PCH Charging AC Adapter*
Optional accessories MH-65/65P Battery Charger*; EH-62F Charging AC Adapter*
* A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.
note Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA).
*1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed.
*2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.Specifications are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.

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The COOLPIX A900 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.