Nikon COOLPIX A large-sensor compact debuts in Singapore

The Nikon COOLPIX A is now available in Singapore in black or silver. RRP: S$1,549. Nikon is giving away a LOWEPRO REZO 50 camera case with every COOLPIX A purchase while stocks last.

Nikon COOLPIX A is available in black or silver at S$1,549 in Singapore from 26 March 2013.

Nikon COOLPIX A is available in black or silver at S$1,549 in Singapore from 26 March 2013.

The COOLPIX A is Nikon’s first compact digital camera equipped with a DSLR sensor.

Nikon COOLPIX A
Megapixels 16.2 MP
Sensor DX-format CMOS sensor
Focal length Fixed at 18.5mm (28mm in 35mm equiv.)
Max aperture f/2.8
AF Contrast-detect
Focus range 50cm to infinity
Macro 10cm
LCD 3″, 921k dots, TFT colour
Movie 1920 x 1080 px 30fps
Flash Built-in with hot-shoe
RAW Yes
ISO 100-3200, extendable to 25600
Size /mm 111 x 64.3 x 40.3
Weight 299 g
Price S$1,549

The DX-format CMOS sensor is as large those used in DSLRs.

The COOLPIX A comes with a fixed 18.5mm (equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format), f/2.8 fixed focal focal length NIKKOR lens.

The camera’s adoption of a seven-blade iris diaphragm allows users to enjoy beautiful and natural blur characteristics.

Various types of aberrations are effectively reduced, demonstrating superior rendering performance throughout the entire frame at all aperture settings.

Moreover, the practical wide-angle lens is designed with optics that maximise its performance while making the most of the compact digital camera’s portability, covering a wide variety of shooting scenes.

Nikon COOLPIX A captures 14-bit compressed NEF (RAW) images, comes with a manual focus ring, and is able to record 1,920 × 1,080/30p full-HD movies.

The camera has a metallic look and feel of its design, with an extremely durable magnesium alloy top cover.

The leather accent on the grip and dials cut from metal lends an elegant finish to the design.

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