MPN: 26527  |  EAN: 4960759900432  |  Model: COOLPIX A1000

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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NIKON COOLPIX A1000 Black - 26527 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Live Streaming
Wildlife Photography
Everyday Life Photography
Event Videos
Landscape Photography
Events Photography
Home Videos
4K Videos
Sports Photography
High FPS Videos
Underwater Photography
Time-lapse Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Professional Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body with Lens

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Nikon COOLPIX A1000  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 A1000 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 99  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Nikon COOLPIX A1000 will satisfy your needs..

Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the COOLPIX A1000 , will align with your skill level.

Having established yourself as an authority and full-on pro in the world video capture, you'll be looking for a device that goes beyond simply ticking the boxes. With the Nikon COOLPIX A1000 , you'll have a great companion for your craft. This model comes with a comprehensive set of controls allowing you deliver excellent results for clients and customers.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Nikon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Nikon COOLPIX A1000 , is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

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 A1000 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Nikon's in-built intervalometer

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 A1000 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the COOLPIX A1000 .

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) sensor size, the Nikon COOLPIX A1000 , also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

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 A1000 is a breeze.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon COOLPIX A1000 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.


This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the COOLPIX A1000 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

NIKON COOLPIX A1000 Black - 26527 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) 3.4-6.9
Camera File System DCF, Exif 2.31
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 3, 5, 10 s
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
Tripod Thread 1/4 "
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Modes Auto
Flash Range (tele) 2 - 3 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.5 - 6 m
Pre-flash Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 99
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) 2 m
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.01 m
Manual Focus Yes
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2 m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 1600, 3200, 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Type Electronic, Mechanical
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 25 s
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Video Formats Supported H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio Formats Supported AAC
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.3 - 151 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 13/11
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 840 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.4
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 3
Optical Zoom 35 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory 81
Built-in Display Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 - 4
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Resolution 1166000 pixels
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.2 "
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 16.79 MP
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 250 shots
Battery Life (max) 1 h
Battery Recharge Time 2.5 h
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 40.5 mm
Height 71.7 mm
Weight 330 g
Width 114.2 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 85 %