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Nikon 1 AW1 Digital Camera

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MILC 14.2MP 2.5x Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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33 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

This MILC digital camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Five expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all gave this camera a "Recommended" award, Digitaltrends.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award and it received an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this MILC digital camera was great. This camera received an "Especially Recommended" award from both Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se.

Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this camera a "5 Star" award and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

Pcforalla.idg.se gave this Nikon digital camera a "Good Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Thirty-one experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and Digital Versus have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 81 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 67 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 74%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon 1 AW1 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 AW1 was able to produce good images. Mr. J. S. Hutchison wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The data stored with the image is correct so not a big problem” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Macworld.com wrote in their review “It's a rugged model that, unusually, takes really good photographs”. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert review site Camera Labs “The Nikon 1 AW is an excellent choice for picture taking either in or out of the water” in their review.

Some customers said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Photographyblog.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “Boasting continuous shooting speeds of 15fps with continuous autofocus” in their review. Nothingwired.com mentioned two years ago “Very fast burst shooting and focus”. Nothingwired.com also said “Incredibly fast 60fps shooting speed”.

Two Nikon 1 AW1 reviewers concluded that it was good in low light. Barrie Potter said “For its chip-size it was remarkably good in low light, although within obvious limits” in her Nikon 1 AW1 review. Three years ago Mr. D. I. Le Quesne wrote on Amazon “The autofocus always seems to get it right and it performs well even in low light conditions” in her review.

One Nikon 1 AW1 owner concluded that it had a good image sensor. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good ISO range. Nothingwired.com mentioned “Good high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Macworld.com wrote on Mac World “The Nikon 1 AW1 is the company's most fully realized compact system camera of the past three years” in their Nikon 1 AW1 review. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert website Camera Labs “While there are other 'splashproof' compact system cameras, the” in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1 three years ago “A ruggedized interchangeable lens camera is certainly a novel take on the mirrorless compact.”.

Some people considered that it was good structurally. Two years ago Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1 “Rugged qualities ensure a builttolast construction”. Nothingwired.com also said “Solid construction”. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “Sharply focused results, rugged qualities have ensured a built-to-last construction”.

One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer who bought the product said that it was a good body shape. One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was heavy and bulky.

One person said that the product was a good height.

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Robust

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. D J Gifford mentioned on Amazon “The Nikon 1 AW (All Weather) camera looked like the ideal secondary camera for me as it was rugged, waterproof, pocketable”. John mentioned “A clear step up from the rugged compacts that I've tried” in his Nikon 1 AW1 review. Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Nikon 1 AW1 is a water-, freeze-, dust- and shockproof compact system camera featuring a 14.2-megapixel “CX” format sensor” .

Nine people agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Denis wrote in his review on Amazon “Yes it is waterproof.”. Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review on What Digital Camera “Nikon has entered new territory by announcing the world's first fully waterproof and shockproof interchangeable lens camera - the Nikon 1 AW1”. Ephotozine.com mentioned “Shockproof interchangeable lens camera, making it ideal for travelling, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, or for giving to the kids to take photos with”.

Some people who reviewed the Nikon 1 AW1 mentioned that it was well made. Four years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned “Features built in Wi-Fi and GPS” in their Nikon 1 AW1 review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Digitaltrends.com said “A few months ago we reviewed Nikon's solid Nikon 1 J3 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera” in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1. Digitaltrends.com also mentioned “The Nikon 1 J3 is a solid ILC.”.

One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer thought the product was sealed. Cam mentioned “Each time I used the ca, era I ensured all locks were sealed and no water could get inside” however they gave this digital camera a score of 2 stars.

One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Nikon 1 AW1 was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Cam mentioned in their Nikon 1 AW1 review “The rest of the body is fine with no water damage however the lens has water marks that won't go away”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Nikon 1 AW1 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Three years ago Marcin wrote “From then on I was unable to take clear images or record good quality video” but they only rated it 3 stars. Mr. D. I. Le Quesne wrote “The picture quality is excellent” in her review of this digital camera. Expert website Cameralabs.com mentioned “It produces better quality images than typical fixed-lens waterproof compacts, is less expensive” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Nikon also has good reviews for its MILC cameras.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Either spend your money on a waterproof compact that features a 1/2.3in sensor” and scored it 4 stars. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their review “We have to hand it to Nikon for introducing a toughened, yet attractive, waterproof system camera with plenty of features and decent performance”.

Easy to Use

One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 AW1 was easy to use. Barrie Potter said on Amazon three years ago “Is easy to use although it is too easy to press the video button instead of the photo button - this would have given it a 4-star rating” however she only rated the product 3 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle. Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1 two years ago “Good water handling characteristics” .

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Good Quality Lens

A number of people who purchased it thought it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Denis wrote on Amazon “Amazing high FPS bursts and very quick focus”. Nothingwired.com wrote “Fast, precise autofocus”.

A number of people wrote that the product had a good lens. Dpreview.com mentioned “Jeff Keller Tweet Well now here's a pleasant surprise - Nikon has released a rugged, waterproof mirrorless interchangeable lens” in their review of the Nikon 1 AW1.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Nikon 1 AW1 owners who purchased it concluded that it was mirrorless. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com said “As if being the first underwater mirrorless lens-switcher wasn't innovative enough” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Support

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Cam said on Amazon “I followed the cleaning instructions carefully” in their review of this digital camera although they gave the Nikon 1 AW1 a score of 40 out of 100. Mr. D. I. Le Quesne mentioned on Amazon “Get a lot of comments (I chose the bright orange) and help protect the camera from me”.

Good Flash

One Nikon 1 AW1 owner wrote that this digital camera had a good flash.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer reckoned that the product was quiet. Neocamera.com mentioned “Ultra quiet” in their review but they only gave the Nikon 1 AW1 a score of 2 stars.

Good Connectivity

One Nikon 1 AW1 reviewer thought the Nikon 1 AW1 was wifi compatible. One person considered that it had gps.

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the Nikon 1 AW1 concluded that it was a good design. Nothingwired.com wrote two years ago “Rugged design” .

Good Video Capture

Several people who bought it said that it was good for video recording.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 AW1 do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 AW1.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including the Nikon 1 V3[plb_2224423_price] which is cheaper; or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[pl_1840381_price], or the E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[pl_1840381_price] both from Olympus or the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price].

If the memory card type of this digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 1 AW1 is more than most MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

With a motion JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Nikon 1 AW1's motion JPEG frame rate is one of the highest amongst cameras of this age and type. Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 AW1 have motion JPEG frame rates of between 24fps and 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 35fps.

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Has Eight White Balances

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 AW1. The white balances "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Manual", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a wider flash exposure correction than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a ±2EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. This digital camera also have a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. The flash exposure correction of all cameras of this spec and age ranges from ±1EV (1/3 EV step) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Supports Seventeen ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon 1 AW1 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1 AW1. The ISO sensitivitys "160", "250", "320", "400", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000" and "6400" are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 120|640 x 240|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon 1 AW1 is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most MILC cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 AW1 displays range from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a greater number of power sources than most MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 AW1.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 11 millimeters) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1 AW1 is 10mm, the longest is 42mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon 1 AW1 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 AW1.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price], the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price], or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 AW1 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 AW1 also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price], or the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price] or the Nikon 1 V3[plb_2224423_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon 1 AW1 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a video capability and we think the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price], or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Nikon 1 AW1 is not 3D. Most of the other MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 AW1 are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price], or the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 AW1 are not waterproof. The Nikon 1 AW1 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 AW1 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 AW1 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 AW1 range from 27mm to 870mm. When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 AW1 that we have checked the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Nikon 1 AW1's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 27.5 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 40. At only 3.5, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a RAW camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 AW1. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0", "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only Has Two Photo Effectss

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Nikon camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 AW1. The photo effects "Neutral" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Nikon 1 AW1 is a one number of aspheric elements camera. Most of the other MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 AW1 have between one and four number of aspheric elementss.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 4s to 240s. The Nikon 1 AW1 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds (only 30 seconds) amongst cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 AW1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This MILC digital camera was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm + M.ZUIKO ED 45mm[plb_1840381_price] is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price] (3.7") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 313 grams, the Nikon 1 AW1 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon 1 AW1 has a relatively typical megapixel (14.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 AW1.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price] (16.1MP and higher rated), or the Fujifilm X-T1[plb_2173844_price] (16.3MP and higher rated); or the Nikon 1 V3[plb_2224423_price] (18.4MP and cheaper).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many MILC cameras that came out around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Nikon 1 V3[plb_2224423_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung NX2000[plb_2085238_price], or the Sony NEX-5[plb_2154751_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Electronic Compass
Altimeter
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash

11 Awards

pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended 01net.com 4 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

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9 January 2015

Updated as on January 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Mirrorless cameras are the new cool things in the world of photography. Recently, almost every... Read more…

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Lens seals require annual maintenance
No built-in Wifi
15 September 2014

Ten years ago you wouldn't have dreamt of taking your digital camera into the swimming pool, but thanks to today's tech advancements, everything from your phone to your tablet is now waterproof.... Read more…

The Nikon 1 AW1 can withstand dust, freezing temperatures to -10C, falls from two meters onto two-inch thick plywood, and, most impressively, underwater depths of up to 15 meters for an hour. The... Read more…

2 May 2014

The Nikon 1 AW1 is the company's most fully realized compact system camera of the past three years. It's a rugged model that, unusually, takes really good photographs, and with consistency....

12 March 2014

Perhaps saying that a camera straddles the Mendoza line isn't the most rousing endorsement, but the Nikon AW1 offers a very average performance?with a twist. A ruggedized interchangeable lens...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 December 2013 by Kevinnovakphoto
Kevinnovakphoto would recommend the Nikon 1 AW1

I bought this strictly for in-water use--mainly surfing photos. The first time out, it performed great. Handled well, very fast and accurate focus and good color and contrast. I just wish that... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Curlysue

Let's be clear. I have been a fan of Nikon Cameras since my darkroom days. I have used Nikon Cameras happily for decades. They have never failed me? Until this weekend when I took the Nikon 1 AW1... Read more…

Reviewed 22 May 2014 by Travellingman

This camera looks great on paper. It shoots mediocre pictures outdoors and underwater. On the third snorkeling trip, it flooded. Yes I followed all the care instructions and never dropped it. I... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I used this camera on my 5-day vacation in the Caribbean. It was used during pool swimming and snorkeling...

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by Pumaphile
Pumaphile would recommend the Nikon 1 AW1 (Verified Purchase)

The quality of the pictures and video are very good for this price range of camera. Having raw files is a great benefit. Unfortunately the first time the camera was out in a light rain the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 11mm275, 11mm275m, 11mm275mm, nikon w11275, nikon w11275m, nikon w11275mm, nikon lensblack341028, nikon lensblack341028g, nikon lensblack341028gb, nikon lensblack341028gbo, nikon lensblack341028gbob, nikon lensblack341028gbobo, nikon lensblack341028gbobox
Barcodes 00018208936120, 00018208936168, 00018208936205, 00018208936458, 00018208997176, 00018208997183, 00018208997190, 05054230450154, 08033737552988, 08033737552995, 08033737553008, 08033737553015

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