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The Nikon Coolpix A appeared in March 2013. It offers a quite compact body with an APS-C sensor, a retracting 18.5mm f/2.8 lens, built-in flash, and controls and functionality quite similar to a Nikon DX DSLR.
Sensor quality including color rendition, noise and detail is outstanding—the Coolpix A has no anti-aliasing filter to blur image detail. However, the lens has some edge and corner sharpness issues which appear to be field curvature.
Size and weight are commendable for a camera with an APS-C sensor, though perhaps less impressive in the context of the full-frame Sony RX1. However, the size is apparently due in part to Nikon’s extensive use of buttons at left and right.
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