Nikon Coolpix A lens review: High performance, compact size

By David Newton - Tuesday May 14 2013

Lens Review
Introduction | Nikon Coolpix A lens performance | Nikon Coolpix A lens versus competition | Conclusion

As technology improves, we are seeing compact cameras beginning to get close to the performance of their DSLR brethren. Unfortunately, this closing of the gap is currently only possible with compacts that feature prime lenses rather than zooms, but no doubt that will change over time. For now, the Nikon Coolpix A offers very high image quality in a compact body, with a remarkably capable lens. If a prime lens suits your needs, it makes a very good choice.

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