Nikon Coolpix A100 Camera captures impressive scenes and clips even in motion situations. It can also clearly capture distance objects in dark situations. The camera is an affordable one, but comes with all sorts of pleasing features.
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Want to buy Nikon Coolpix A100 Camera? Well, read on this review to see its price in Kenya. See also all its specs and features.
The compact zoom digital camera comes with a 2.7-inch TFT LCD screen containing 230K dots. The display has 20.1 million effective pixels and features 5-level brightness adjustment.
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Under this, the shutter speeds are 1/2000 to 1sec and 4sec for fireworks show scene mode. The shutter is itself mechanical and CCD electronic.
The camera features a built-in flash. The flash coverage depends on ISO (80-1600, 3200 for auto mode) and the maximum is 4.0m. In addition, the flash control consists of TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes.
The autofocus (AF) is contrast-detect and its modes include face priority, center, manual (with 99 focus areas), subject tracking and also target finding.
The sensor is 1/2.3-inch CCD type and carries 20.48 million pixels.
Under interface, the Nixon gadget has an USB2.0 Hi-Speed which supports Direct Print (PictBridge). It can also be used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output).
Moreover under interface, the audio input and output are boosted by stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported).
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The aperture has an electromagnetic ND filter selection and its range is 2 steps (f/3.2 and f/8 [W]). The focal length stands at 35mm.
Moreover, the lens elements are six while the steady shot mode is active. The lens is manufactured by NIKKOR and has 5x optical zoom.
Recording and Storage
Notable features under recording include magnification (up to 4x), vibration reduction (electronic VR), frame coverage (approx. 98% horizontal and vertical) and also motion blur reduction (electronic VR).
Other features include exposure metering (matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x) and spot (digital zoom 2x or more)) and also exposure control (programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation).
The still image sizes are available in 20M, 10M, 4M, VGA, 16:9 and 1:1. The storage media include SD, SDHC, SDXC and also Internal memory (approx. 25 MB). The storage file formats is JPEG for still images and AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant) for movies. The file system is DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant.
Material, Color and Size
The main material is metal while the popular color is black. The gadget measures 94.5 x 58.6 x 19.8mm and weighs 119 grams.
The camera comes with a rechargeable Li-Ion EN-EL19 battery. There is also an AC EH-62G adapter.
In addition, the battery life is 65 minutes for movie recording or 250 shots. The charging time is approximately 180 minutes.
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Nikon Coolpix A100 Camera Price in Kenya
The price is in the range KSh. 13,300 and KSh. 14,600 (about $133 and $146). This price is slightly higher than the Sony Cyber Shot DSC W800 mentioned above.
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