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Nikon 1 AW1

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Nikon 1 AW1

$796.95
$499.99 $297 cheaper than 63 days ago
Nikon 1 AW1
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A good spec and multi award winning SLR camera, but representing only average value for money
SLR 14.2MP 4608 X 3072 Pixels CMOS Nov 2013
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Nikon 1 AW1 14.2MP Digital Camera - White (Kit w/ AW 11-27.5mm Lens) (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon 1 AW1 Water & Shockproof Interchangeable Camera 11-27.5mm Lens Kit EMS (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens, 14.2MP, 3.0" LCD Display, Hi-Speed USB/HDMI Output, Black
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Nikon 1 AW1 Waterproof Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens & 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 Lens, 14.2MP, 3.0" LCD Display, USB/HDMI Output, Black
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Nikon 1 AW1 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon 1 AW1 number 102 in best selling cameras and number 434 across all digital cameras.
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765 Reviews + 11 Awards
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Value for Money
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Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this 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 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Lower than average megapixels
Does not support Wi-Fi

Should You Buy it Now?

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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

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon 1 AW1 and the United States price of $499.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £549.00 ($549.00).

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon 1 AW1 of only 14.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 35% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4608 X 3072 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3072 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon 1 AW1's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 62% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 AW1 of 313g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 AW1 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 AW1 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon 1 AW1 is 4608 x 3072. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 AW1's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The Nikon 1 AW1's waterproof up to of 15m is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the waterproof (up to) range from 3m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon 1 AW1 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 AW1 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Nikon 1 AW1 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Nikon 1 AW1 has an electronic compass, unlike 98% of cameras which do not have an electronic compass.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon 1 AW1 has an orientation sensor. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Nikon 1 AW1 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon 1 AW1 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon 1 AW1's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon nikon1aw1silver, nikon nikon1aw1black, nikon n084628w

Barcodes:

00018208936120, 00018208936168, 00018208936205, 00018208936458, 00018208997176, 00018208997183, 00018208997190, 00635131600777, 05054230450154, 05055261867362, 08033737552988, 08033737552995, 08033737553008, 08033737553015

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