Nikon COOLPIX A10 Black

MPN: VNA981K001  |  EAN: 0018208946280  |  Model: COOLPIX A10

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as at 23 Aug 19 | 6:30 AM CET



Choosist's Ratings

Nikon COOLPIX A10 Black - VNA981K001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Event Videos
Home Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Landscape Photography
Events Photography
Underwater Photography
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

The compact camera is straightforward and does the job for a range of everyday photo shots. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Nikon COOLPIX A10 camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the COOLPIX A10 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 9  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Nikon COOLPIX A10 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Video Scenarios

The Nikon COOLPIX A10, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon COOLPIX A10 is a great companion to have.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the COOLPIX A10 is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Nikon COOLPIX A10 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Nikon is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the COOLPIX A10 is a breeze.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Nikon is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.


When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the COOLPIX A10 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX A10 Black - VNA981K001 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.2-6.5
Camera File System DCF, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Languages Support Multi
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 10 s
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range (tele) 0.8 - 1.7 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.5 - 3.6 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 9
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Centre weighted Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face tracking
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 80, 1600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 4 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Not supported
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVI, MJPEG
Video Recording Yes
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Lens System
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.6 - 23 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 6/5
Maximum Aperture Number 6.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 130 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.2
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 26 mm
Optical Zoom 5 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory 17
Maximum Memory Card Size 128 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 2.7 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Field Of View 98 %
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CCD
Total Megapixels 16.44 MP
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Ports & Interfaces
DC-in Jack Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Port Yes
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 200 shots
Battery Life (max) 4.25 h
Battery Technology Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type AA
Number Of Batteries Supported 2
Power Source Type AC, Battery
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 28.9 mm
Height 59.4 mm
Weight 160 g
Width 96.4 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 4608 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 4608 x 2592
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 85 %