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Nikon 1 AW1

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Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning 14.2 megapixel 2.5 times zoom factor camera
SLR 14.2MP 2.5x CMOS Oct 2013
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Nikon 1 AW1 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 AW1 number 213 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 50?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Has a built-in flash
Very small optical zoom
Only one aspherical lens

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the 1 AW1 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon 1 AW1?

The Nikon 1 AW1 is 113.3mm wide and 71.5mm tall. It is 37.5mm deep and weighs 313g.

Nikon 1 AW1 front dimensions

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Nikon 1 AW1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

Experts really like this Nikon camera and have given it 11 awards.

The writers at websites Camera Labs, Digitaltrends.com, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all endorse this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both said that this camera was very good. This Nikon camera received an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award from both Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no.

The writers at three other expert review sites all decided that this Nikon camera was very good. 01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award, it received a "5 Star" award from Ljudochbild.se and Pcforalla.idg.se gave it a "Good Choice" award.

Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this Nikon digital camera a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 33 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this camera is 81 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 86%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 31,432 owner and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this Nikon camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.2 megapixels, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 313 grams, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 2.5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9". At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 AW1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Nikon 1 AW1 is a one aspherical lens digital camera. Most of the other cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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Fairly High Waterproof Up to

Cameras have waterproof (up to) of between 3m and 60m. With a waterproof up to of 15 meters, the Nikon 1 AW1 has one of the higher waterproof (up to) amongst cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11. The Nikon 1 AW1 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers (16) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon 1 AW1 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon 1 AW1 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Nikon 1 AW1 has an electronic compass, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 300mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 27.5 millimeters, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 AW1 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 AW1 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 2304 and 1536 x 4800 and 2304 x 1536. Across all digital cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 1 AW1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. This camera also support a video resolutions of 640 x 240 pixels and 320 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Digital cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nikon1aw1black, nikon vva201k001, nikon vva202k001, nikon n084628w, nikon aw1, 11mm275mm
Barcodes 00018208936120, 00018208936168, 00018208936205, 00018208936458, 00018208997176, 00018208997183, 00018208997190, 00635131600777, 05054230450154, 08033737552988, 08033737552995, 08033737553008, 08033737553015

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