Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

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Effective pixels20.3 million
(Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

Image sensor

Image sensor1/2.3-in. type CMOS
Total pixels: approx. 21.14 million


LensNIKKOR lens with 35x optical zoom

Focal length4.3-151 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24–840 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)


Construction13 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements)

Digital zoom magnification

Digital zoom magnificationUp to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3360 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Vibration reduction

Vibration reductionLens shift and electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus (AF)

AutofocusContrast-detect AF

Focus range[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.)-∞
[T]: Approx. 2 m (6 ft 7 in.)-∞
Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.)-∞ (wide-angle position)
(All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

Focus-area selectionFace priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF, touch AF


Monitor7.5 cm ( 3 in.),approx. 921 kdot TFT LCD (RGBW) with antireflection coating, and 6level brightness adjustment

Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)



File systemDCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

File formatsStill images: JPEG
Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

Image size (pixels)

Image size (pixels)

  • 20M (High) [5184 x 3888★]
  • 20M [5184 x 3888]
  • 8M [3648 x 2736]
  • 4M [2272 x 1704]
  • 2M [1600 x 1200]
  • VGA [640 x 480]
  • 16:9 15M [5184 x 2920]
  • 1:1 [3888 x 3888]

ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)ISO 80-1600


Metering modeMatrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0–+2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)


ShutterMechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

Speed1/2000-1 s

  • 1/2000–8 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at ISO 80, 100 or 200 in S, A, or M mode)
  • 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
  • 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
  • 25 s (Star trails of Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)

Self-timerCan be selected from 10 s, 5 s and 2 s


ApertureElectronically-controlled 3-blade iris diaphragm

Range7 steps of 1/6 EV (W) (A, M mode)


Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)[W]: 0.5–6.0 m (1 ft 8 in.–19 ft)
[T]: 1.5–3.0 m (4 ft 12 in. –9 ft 10 in.)

Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes


USB connectorMicro-USB connector , Hi-Speed USB
Do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21 for Micro-USB connector.
Supports Direct Print (PictBridge) 

HDMI output connectorHDMI micro connector (Type D)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN)

StandardsIEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

Operating frequency2412–2462 MHz (1–11 channels)


Access protocolsInfrastructure


Communication protocolsBluetooth Specification Version 4.1

Supported languages

Supported languagesArabic, 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 sources

Power sourcesOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included)
AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)

Charging timeApprox. 2 h 20 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)

Battery life*1

Still imagesApprox. 270 shots when using EN-EL12 

Movie recording (actual battery life for recording)*2Approx. 50 min (1080/30p) when using EN-EL12

Tripod socket

Tripod socket1/4 (ISO 1222)

Dimensions / weight

Dimensions (WxHxD)Approx. 113.0 x 66.5 x 39.9 mm ( 4.5 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.)
(excluding projections)

WeightApprox. 299 g ( 10.6 oz ) (including battery and memory card)

Operating environment

Temperature0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F)

Humidity85% or less (no condensation)

Supplied accessories*3

Supplied accessoriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P*, USB Cable UC-E21, Camera Strap

*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.