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Nikon Coolpix AW130

A highly rated and fully featured 16 megapixel 4 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 4x Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix AW130 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix AW130 number 18 across all digital cameras.
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46 Reviews
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45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 46 reviews.
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.
Customers report good picture quality, it is easy to use and is robust.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4608 x 3456 still image resolution
Very small optical zoom

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

Based on 45 user reviews the average user rating of this Nikon digital camera is 82%. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

16 people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use and three people thought it was easy to setup.

Customers Report it is Robust

11 customers agreed that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress and four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 31,432 expert and user reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Four people who bought this digital camera said that it was compact.

  • Nice size, easy to hold…
    GC_24 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • This camera is perfectly acceptable, as a normal compact camera…
  • Great nifty compact camera…
    GC_24 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • One drawback of the waterproof design is that it is very easy to get a finger in the picture! Most compact cameras have the lens lower down & it also tends to extend when the camera is turned on, making it difficult to get your finger in the way…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • One of the best compact invincible cameras…

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Seven customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix AW130 agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners considered that this digital camera was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good lens.

  • One drawback of the waterproof design is that it is very easy to get a finger in the picture! Most compact cameras have the lens lower down & it also tends to extend when the camera is turned on, making it difficult to get your finger in the way…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • This camera has the lens high up & it is almost flat against the body of the camera, so getting a finger in the shot is all too easy…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • A very ambitious camera for an active travel holiday which has a good zoom and takes high quality pictures when kept at a stable temperature…
    Kaleidoscope (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Buttons are very small so is used with scuba gloves, difficult to action the zoom button…
    Sophie B (Amazon) - November 2016

Features

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix AW130 has a pretty average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Cameras have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 83x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix AW130 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in March 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 999saw130c1
Barcodes 00018208264919, 00018208264926, 00018208264940, 00018208943906, 00018208943913, 00018208943920, 00018208943937, 00018208998746, 00018208998753, 00018208998777, 00018208998791, 00018208998807, 00018208998821, 00018208998845, 00018208998852, 00845251091687, 00845251091694, 00845251091700, 08033737554548, 08033737554555, 08033737554562, 08033737554579

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