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Nikon Coolpix 7900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 439 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, but the contrast and exposure get negative opinions. There are mixed comments on the shutter and focus.

usability, portability, image quality, performance, design

low-light, exposure, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix 7900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (

Nikon Coolpix 7900 - Digital Camera


If you're after a seven megapixel digital compact camera then take a closer look at this baby. Cliff Smith was quite simply bowled over.

The Coolpix 7900 is arguably the single best digital compact camera on the market today. For a surprisingly low £251 it offers ease of use, attractive styling, outstanding build quality and images that truly impress. If you want a good compact camera...

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Doug Harman (

Nikon Coolpix 7900


The new Nikon Coolpix 7900 offers a surprisingly sprightly package that is both very pocketable but very usable despite the small size. A large 2-inch colour screen means the majority of the back plate controls are shoved over to the right side of the...

Compact design yet still easy to use, excellent metering a colour control with excellent and comprehensive range of point and shoot features and very nice 2-inch colour screen.

Slightly soft images, focusing issues in low light and at full zoom

Nikon has distilled most of the good bits from this camera's Coolpix predecessors, creating an almost perfect point and shooter. Image stabilisation would be nice and some perfecting of the AF system would be even nicer, but otherwise the Coolpix 7900...

May, 2005

TIPA Award!

Expert review by : TIPA (

Best D-Compact Camera: Nikon Coolpix 7900Nikon Coolpix 7900


The Nikon Coolpix 7900 incorporates several new features which make it the ‘Best Digital Compact Camera 2005'. The D-Lighting function adds light and detail to dark areas of shots, while leaving brighter areas unaffected. The In-Camera Red-Eye Fix...

Apr, 2005

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nikon coolpix 7900


7 megapixel image size.Good to very good image quality.Solid aluminium body.Multiple easy-to-use shooting modes.Movie capability with sound.

Barrel distortion with wide angle shots.Strong compression at the highest image quality.LCD hard to see in sunlight.Mode Dial too easily turned unintentionally.

Jun, 2005

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Nikon Coolpix 7900 Review


This Nikon Coolpix 7900 Review is based on a production model. All sample images are unretouched, except where specified.

Jun, 2005

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Nikon Coolpix 7900


Nikon Coolpix 7900 Review. This is a styish digital camera with seven megapixels and a three times zoom lens.

Value for money ; Good picture quality ; Design and build quality ; Feature set

Indoor portrait

"Likeable, stylish digital camera. A good set of features for this type of camera and will appeal to someone who enjoys taking pictures without too much fuss and bother."

May, 2005

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nikon coolpix 7900


Nikon has produced another winner, a compact and easy-to-use camera that produces outstanding pictures time after time, and also has some innovative high-tech features that help you take better photos. If this is Nikons pattern for fut

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (

Review of the Nikon Coolpix 7900 - Digital SLR Reviews


Nikon's stylish, 7 megapixel Coolpix 7900 houses some innovative and useful features...

Expert review by : Good Gear (

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A high-resolution camera that does its best to prevent you taking bad shots.

Nice image quality

Blur warning and red-eye fix functions not effective enough, lacks functions

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : Howard Dahdah (

Nikon Coolpix 7900


The Coolpix 7900 does its best to prevent you from taking bad shots. Its Blur Warning lets you know when camera shake or hand shake has affected a sho...

Nice image quality

Blur warning and red-eye fix functions not effective enough, lacks functions

A high-resolution camera that does its best to prevent you taking bad shots.

Jul, 2005

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