Pack light. Go big.
Think you have to give up great photos and videos to travel light? Think again. The versatile COOLPIX A900 isn't much larger than a smartphone, yet it has a super telephoto NIKKOR glass lens with Lens Shift Vibration Reduction (VR), takes beautiful 20 megapixel photos and 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) videos—even in low light—and is always connected to a compatible smartphone through Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) technology for instant sharing and remote control. Tilt the high resolution screen and find unique new angles, add creative effects with ease and zoom in with 70x Dynamic Fine Zoom! Bring home more than memories; bring photos and videos that will last a lifetime.
- 20 MP Low-light CMOS Sensor
- 35x Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens
- 3.0" Tilt LCD
- 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 at 30/25p
- SnapBridge Built-in Wi-Fi, NFC & Bluetooth
Small size, big versatility
Super telephoto zoom and brilliant image quality
Pull the COOLPIX A900 out of a pocket or purse and capture distant subjects in staggering detail. Its retractable super telephoto NIKKOR glass lens goes the distance—35x optical zoom and a whopping 70x Dynamic Fine Zoom (an enhanced digital zoom that effectively doubles the reach)—while its 20 MP backside illuminated image sensor produces brilliant image quality in nearly any light.
Unleash new possibilities with a compatible smartphone
Install Nikon's new SnapBridge app on a compatible smartphone or tablet* and unlock exciting new capabilities with the COOLPIX A900. Built-in Wi-Fi®, NFC and Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) maintain a constant connection between the app and your camera, so each shot you take automatically transfers to your smartphone or tablet for sharing, editing with photo apps or uploading to your favorite sites. You can even use the SnapBridge app to control your camera remotely!
Enjoy the view
Tilting 3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD
The COOLPIX A900's large, tilting LCD makes it easy to compose your shots and monitor your video recording. You can also use it to find exciting new shooting angles. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure, too—every shot looks fantastic on the display.
Take control of your shots
Full manual exposure control
The COOLPIX A900 can go as far as you want to go. For advanced shooters, 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 shape your shots exactly as you want them or overcome difficult shooting situations. But you don't have to understand exposure controls to get great results—the COOLPIX A900 can do all that work for you.
Ultra impressive videos
4K Ultra HD (UHD) videos with stereo sound
Capture sights and sounds in the awe-inspiring resolution of 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160/30p). Face-priority AF keeps focus where you want it, and 5-Axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) keeps videos tripod-steady. Record up to 4GB or 29 minutes worth of video 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 thrilling fast-motion sequence with the new Superlapse Movie feature, great for first-person perspectives, sports moments, video tours and more.
Turn the ordinary into extraordinary
Creative Mode lets you add an element of fun to your shots
Creative Mode makes it easy to create artistic photos and videos, right in the camera. Capture fireworks like never before with Multiple Exposure Lighten, which combines multiple shots into one amazing image. Turn a sequence of action into a fast-paced video with Superlapse and much more.
Use a smartphone to control the camera
With the SnapBridge app, a compatible smartphone or tablet can act as a remote monitor for the COOLPIX A900. See what the camera sees and take pictures—great for selfies and group shots that actually include you!
Change it up
Wondering how that photo would look in black & white? As an artistic illustration? Easily preview a selection of fun Quick Effects on photos you’ve already taken, then save your favorites alongside the original.
It's frustrating when a smartphone camera focuses on the wrong thing. With the COOLPIX A900, Target Finding AF quickly determines your intended subject and puts the focus where it belongs—on your subject.
Show off your creativity
Easily create artistic high-impact photos with the new Creative Mode. Select from nine professionally developed presets that combine options like aperture, contrast and color reproduction for stunning results. Preview the effects before you shoot or capture one image all nine ways and pick your favorite.
VR image stabilizationA Nikon technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake.
ISO 3200Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 3200 ISO.
CMOSComplementary metal-oxide semiconductor, one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras. The Nikon COOLPIX CMOS image sensor with a backside illumination structure increases the amount of light that each pixel receives. The resulting improvement in noise and sensitivity reduction makes the select COOLPIX cameras more capable when shooting night scenes or in dark indoor situations.
Clear Color DisplayThis innovative technology improves screen visibility for a more vivid, clear image when taking and sharing pictures. Reflections are minimized while contrast and power savings are improved. (In select COOLPIX models).
Smart Portrait SystemNikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions, including In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, Improved Face-Priority AF, Face Priority AE, Smile Mode, Blink Warning, Skin Softening and D-Lighting.
Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto ModeNikon COOLPIX cameras are so smart they know what kind of picture you're taking and can automatically select from six commonly used scene modes, eliminating the mode-setting procedure and streamlining the shooting process.
Target Finding AFSelect COOLPIX digital cameras utilize the Target Finding AF feature which instantaneously assesses the intended subject and automatically adjusts the AF area according to its size to assure clearly focused images.
Subject TrackingCOOLPIX cameras and select D-SLRs in Live View mode, maintain focus on a moving subject using a contrast detection system, which is based on the principle that objects in a scene that are in focus display the highest contrast.
Full HDFull HD video offers a resolution of 1080p, with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
Wi-FI/NFCRefers to wireless technology and wireless communication. In photography, it's most commonly the wireless transmission of images directly from a camera to a computer in order to achieve a swifter workflow. NFC (Near Field Communication) allows cameras that feature NFC and select Android smartphones to connect by being in close proximity to each other.
Dynamic Fine ZoomDynamic Fine Zoom is a new feature available on select Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras that extends the zoom range electronically 2x with minimal image degradation.
± Wi-Fi Compatibility
This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
Using the SnapBridge App
Android 5.0 or later, 6.0.1 or later, 7.0 or later, 8.0 or later, 9.0
iOS 9.3, iOS 10.3, iOS 11, iOS 11.4, iOS 12.4
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.
Updating to Version 2.6
Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.
Make sure your camera's firmware is updated to the current.
D500, D7500, D5600, D3500, D3400, D850
Z 50, Z 7, Z 6
COOLPIX W150, A1000, A900, A300, B700, B600, B500, P1000, W100, W300
Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S and later, iPad® 5th Generation and later, iPod touch® 5th Generation and later, iPhone X or later).
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Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.
This camera's built in NFC function can only be used with smart devices running on the Android™ operating system version 4.0 or later. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
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LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.