Nikon Coolpix A is an APS-C Fixed Lens Camera

by on March 4, 2013

in Nikon


The Nikon Coolpix A is a new 16.2MP DX-format fixed lens camera. It sports a fixed 18.5mm f/2.8 lens (28mm equivalent) and offers a more modern design than other fixed lens cameras like the Fuji X100S.

Nikon Coolpix A Key Features

  • 16.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
  • 18.5mm (28mm equivalent) prime lens with f/2.8 aperture
  • Quick AF performance (4 frames-per-second)
  • Multiple Scene Modes
  • Manual controls (P,S,A,M) and ability to capture RAW/NEF image files
  • Wi-Fi accessible with WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter

Several accessories will be available for the Coolpix A including the DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder, the UR-E24 Adapter Ring for attaching lens hoods and filters, and the HN-CP18 metal Lens Hood.

The Nikon Coolpix A is available in black and silver. It retails for $1,099.95 and should be on store shelves later this month. Check availability at B&H Photo, Adorama and




1 Chris Wendt March 8, 2013 at 6:18 am

Does it NOT have a lens cover? $1,100 and no lens cover?

2 Jeff Kahn March 8, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Optional viewfinder at $1100; I will take a Fuji x-100s, or better yet, XE-1. Come on Nikon, level the field for us Nikon faithful!

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