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Nikon Coolpix AW110 Digital Camera

16MP 5x Oct 2013
Megapixel Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Designed to capture and share all the action, on land or in water, the COOLPIX AW110 is just as prepared for challenges and adventure as you are. Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and... More
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35 Reasons For

Robust

A number of customers said that the product was strong and durable. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “If you're looking for a rugged camera.” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110. Pc Mag wrote on expert review site PC Mag “A tough compact that won our Editors' Choice award when we reviewed it back in late 2011” in their review of this digital cameras. Pc Mag also mentioned “The rugged Nikon Coolpix AW110 is a modest update to its predecessor”.

One person who reviewed this digital cameras reckoned that it was well made. Expert review site Steve's Digicams said in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review “The body is built to go deep underwater”.

One Nikon Coolpix AW110 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Two years ago Cnet.com.au gave this digital cameras a score of 4 stars and wrote “Nikon follows up its first waterproof digital compact, the, with the aptly-titled AW110” in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review.

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Good Size

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Two years ago Pc Mag mentioned “A tough compact that won our Editors' Choice award when we reviewed it back in late 2011” in their review. What Digital Camera said in their review of this digital cameras “The AW110 is Nikon's second foray into the tough compact area of the market”. Photographyblog.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix AW110 is an all-weather, all-purpose digital compact camera featuring a robust exterior that is water, shock”.

One person who purchased it considered that it was a good weight. Expert review site Techtree.com rated it 4 stars and said “Its rugged build, GPS, electronic compass, hydro-barometer, altimeter and water/dust/shock-proof features combined with the small size and weight make it an ideal camera for road warriors”.

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon waterproof cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the better rated brands.

Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon Coolpix AW110 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 had gps. expert review site Photographyblog.com said “It also sports built-in GPS” in their review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Techtree.com mentioned “Its rugged build, GPS, electronic compass, hydro-barometer, altimeter” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Two years ago expert review site Steve's Digicams said “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review.

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Good Product Quality

Two Nikon Coolpix AW110 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Pocketgpsworld.com mentioned two years ago “The photo quality is very good”. Also two years ago expert website Steve's Digicams mentioned “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110.

Good Quality Pictures

Two customers concluded that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 was able to produce good images. Expert website Pocketgpsworld.com rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review “The photo quality is very good and it is easy to use requiring only a minimal look at the manual -”. Two years ago Steve's Digicams wrote “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter”.

Easy to Use

One customer concluded that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 was easy to use. Expert review site Pocketgpsworld.com said “It is easy to use requiring only a minimal look at the manual -” in their review.

Good Video Capture

One Nikon Coolpix AW110 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Steve's Digicams mentioned “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought this digital cameras concluded that it had good features. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote two years ago “That camera distinguished itself with durability features that were more rugged than the competition, as well as a forward-thinking GPS interface with v” in their review.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix AW110 do not support wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 range from 1.8" to 7.7". At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Sony DSC-TX30[plb_1621820_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix AW110 do not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix AW110 also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix AW110 has a built-in flash. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix AW110 also have a built-in flash.

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix AW110.

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Quite High Waterproof Up to

Waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110 have waterproof up tos of between 3m and 60m. At 18 meters, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a quite high waterproof up to compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a higher waterproof up to then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot D30[plb_2336026_price] (25m) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to consider include the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price], or the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Very High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 is 48fps. When compared to other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 that we have checked, the Coolpix AW110's motion JPEG frame rate of 240 frames per second is one of the highest.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Coolpix AW110 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix AW110.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix AW110.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix AW110 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this spec and age. Most waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s).

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix AW110.

The worst still image resolution across comparable types of camera is 480 x 480.

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99 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

99 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Coolpix AW110 is a 99 auto Focus (AF) points camera. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 have between 9 and 255 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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Supports Six ISO Sensitivitys

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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OLED Display

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has an OLED display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this age and type. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays.

An OLED display is actually the best display amongst all digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this Nikon digital camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix AW110. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon digital camera also support video resolutionss of 320 x 240 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels and 960 x 540 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras of this age and type the display resolution (numeric)s range from 150,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 520,000 pixels. The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (614,000 pixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 140 millimeters, the Coolpix AW110 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110 is 4mm and the longest is 270mm.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of power sources than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix AW110.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix AW110 is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is PCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC and WAV are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix AW110 do not support video capability. The Nikon Coolpix AW110 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix AW110 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix AW110. The digital zooms of digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 range from 2x to 20x.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price].

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the IF045[pl_2235397_price] (5x), or the IS525[pl_2957342_price] (5x) both from Polaroid.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix AW110.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix AW110 range from 2.7 to 38. The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 4.8) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 7.9MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 76MB. With an internal memory of only 21 megabytes, the Coolpix AW110 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "EXIF" and "MPO" are also supported by this camera.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Interval

The average camera shutter interval of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix AW110 is 1.1s, and the camera shutter intervals range from 0.00012s to 4s. With a camera shutter interval of 4 seconds, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a very slow camera shutter interval compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix AW110 is 25mm. The Coolpix AW110 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

At 125, the Coolpix AW110 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 50 to 130.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix AW110 has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.9) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average minimum aperture number of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix AW110 is 3.4.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix AW110

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix AW110 over three years ago.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this age and spec. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider including the Ricoh WG-4 GPS[plb_2626383_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Kodak PlaySport[plb_2621744_price] (SD|SDHC) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Coolpix AW110 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] (16.1MP), or the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price] (16.79MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix AW110 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110.

There are a number of other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Sony DSC-TX30[plb_1621820_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix AW110 has a pretty typical weight (193 grams) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix AW110.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Freezeproof Up to
Dustproof
Splash Proof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital 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)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Interval
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
Pre-Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Album Organization
Multi-Shot
Anti-Dust Function
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Electronic Compass
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Altimeter
Barometer
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Shock Proof
Night Mode
On/off Switch
Panorama
Contrast Auto Focus (AF) System
Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 5x1080, aw110s, nikon 5, 5x1080p, VNA312E1, nikon 5x, nikon 5xz, nikon 5xzo, nikon 5xzoo, nikon 5xzoom
Barcodes 00018208264117, 00018208264124, 00018208934591, 00018208934614, 00018208934645, 00018208934683, 00018208995943, 00018208996599, 08033737551967, 08033737551974, 08033737552872, 08033737552889, 08431016110216
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