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The Nikon Coolpix A1000 is a stylish and compact camera with a strong focus on ergonomics and versatility. It offers an impressive 35x optical zoom range with an excellent vibration reduction system for sharper shots and a portable body design so you can take itwherever you go. It also has a tilting LCD screen to make it easier to capture self-portraits as well as a high-resolution electronic viewfinder that can be used in bright daylight or for careful composition.

16 Megapixel Image Sensor

Delivering stills with excellent image quality and super sharp 4K video the image sensor of the Nikon Coolpix A1000 has a backside illumination CMOS design that allows it to capture more light for great performance in any lighting condition.This along with a RAW recording ability and an ISO sensitivity range that extends to 6400 makes the camera incredibly versatile.

Stylish Functionality

With an elegant, straight-forward design the A1000 has a super comfortable hand grip that ensures it fits perfectly in your hands. Nikon have used a combination of premium materials to deliver a camera that looks as good as it feels.

High Power 35x Optical Zoom

The Coolpix A1000 allows you to take images from far away with an incredible 35x optical zoom range (24-840mm in 35mm equivalent) to bring distant detail closer. The zoom range can be boosted up to 70x using the dynamic fine zoom function capture scenes that can’t be seen with the naked eye.

Snap Back Zoom

A useful snap back zoom function button located on the side of the camera’s lensmeans that with asimple press and hold you can pullback the zoom to the widest field of view, making it easy to locate a fast-moving subject or to work out exactly where to point your lens. Just release the button to zoom back in to the original zoom setting as quick as possible so you can capture your shot.

3-Stop Vibration Reduction and Hybrid VR

With a built-in optical system, the camera offers 3-stops of stabilisation that, combined with the large comfortable grip, make it easier to capture sharp images using the zoom function. When shooting video, a Hybrid VR system uses a combination of optical and electronic vibration reduction to deliver the most stable video possible.

High Resolution 4K Video and Full HD 60p

The Nikon ultra-zoom camera captures ultra-high-resolution 4K video with stereo audio as well as Full HD video at up to 60p for ultra-smooth movie recording. Frames from the 4K UHD video can even be exported as a still imageso moments captured on video can live on as photos.

High-resolution EVF

One of the best features of the A1000 is the high-resolution electronic view finder designed to make shooting intuitive and easy. It can be used to compose a shot with confidence, even in bright weather conditions. Just lift the camera to your eye and the camera automatically switches from the rear LCD to the EVF.

3-inch Touch Flip Screen

Ignite your creativity and capture images from new perspectives using the flip LCD screen that tilts 135° up and 180 ° down allowing you to shoot a variety of images from flat lays to down low shots. The screen responds to touch and can be flipped all the way around tocapture the perfect self-portrait.

Nikon Active D-Lighting Technology

In order to get the absolute best performance possible out of the image sensor, Nikon have equipped the camera with sophisticated Active D-Lighting software that reduces the loss of detail in the highlights of your shot, while also boosting the brightness of the darkest shadows in the scene. The camera is also equipped with 20 creative modes to add a pinch of fun to your photography.

GPS and Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix A 1000 is jam-packed with extra features to take your photography to the next level, with a built-in GPS system, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth connectivity and support for the latest version of Nikon’s SnapBridge. This allows you to transfer images automatically, remotely control your camera and trigger the camera shutter all from your mobile device. But that’s not all you can also upload images directly to Nikon photo sharing service Nikon Image Space.


Compact digital camera

Effective pixels

16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

Image sensor

1/2.3-in. type CMOS Total pixels: approx. 16.79 million


NIKKOR lens with 35 x optical zoom

Focal length

4.3 to 151 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24 to 840 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Maximum aperture

f/ 3.4 to 6.9


13 elements in 11 groups (4 ED lens elements)

Digital zoom magnification

Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3360 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Vibration reduction

Lens shift (still images) Combination of lens shift and electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus system

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range

[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to 8 [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to 8 Macro close-up: [W]: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to 8 [T]: Approx. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to 8 (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

Focus-area selection

Face priority, manual (spot), manual (normal), manual (wide), subject tracking, target finding AF


Electronic viewfinder, 0.5 cm (0.2-in.) approx. 1166k-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (–4 to +4 m(*1))

Frame coverage (shooting mode)

Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)

Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Monitor size

7.6 cm ( 3 -in.) diagonal

Monitor resolution

Approx. 1036 k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD (touch panel) with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment, tilting TFT LCD

Frame coverage (shooting mode)

Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)

Approx. 98% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)


SD, SDHC, SDXC Internal memory (approx. 81 MB)

File system

DCF and Exif 2.31 compliant

File formats

Still images: JPEG, RAW (NRW) (Nikon’s own format) Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

Still images

16 M 4608x3456, 8 M 3264x2448, 4 M 2272x1704, 2 M 1600x1200, 16:9 12 M 4608x2592, 3:2 14 M 4608x3072, 1:1 3456x3456


2160/30p (4K UHD), 2160/25p (4K UHD), 1080/30p, 1080/25p, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 720/30p, 720/25p, 720/60p, 720/50p, HS 720/4x, HS 1080/2x, HS 1080/0.5x

ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)

ISO 100 to 1600 ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A, or M mode)

Metering method

Matrix, center-weighted, spot

Exposure modes

Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, exposure compensation (–3.0 to +3.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

Shutter type

Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/2000 to 1 s 1/2000 to 8 s (S, A, or M mode) 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting) 25 s (Star trails in Multiple exp. Lighten scene mode)


10 s, 3 s 5 s (self-portrait timer)


Electromagnetic 3-blade iris diaphragm


7 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)

Built-in flash


Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)

[W]: 0.5 to 6.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 19 ft) [T]: 2.0 to 3.0 m (6 ft 7 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)


TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

USB connector

Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

HDMI output connector

HDMI micro connector (Type D)


IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

Operating frequency

2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)

Maximum output power

9.98 dBm (EIRP)


Open system, WPA2-PSK

Communication protocols

Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

Operating frequency

Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz

Maximum output power

Bluetooth: 3.54 dBm (EIRP) Bluetooth Low Energy: 2.98 dBm (EIRP)

Power sources

One EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-62F AC Adapter (available separately)

Charging time

Approx. 2 h 30 min (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

Battery life of still shooting

Approx. 250 shots when using EN-EL12

Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)

Approx. 55 min (when using EN-EL12)

Tripod socket

1/4 (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

Approx. 114.2 x 71.7 x 40.5 mm (excluding projections)


Approx. 330 g (including battery and memory card)


0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)


85% or less (no condensation)

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Nikon Coolpix A1000
  • Strap
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (EN-EL12)
  • Charging AC Adapter (EH-73P/EH-73PCH)
  • USB Cable (UC-E21)

Manufacturer Warranty


This product comes with a

24* month Australian warranty

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* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.