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Nikon Coolpix AW130 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its waterproof cameras range. 90% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. Tox mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix AW130 review on Amazon.co.uk “The main issue is the viewfinder or rather the lack of one” and rated it 4 stars.

Good Picture Resolution

Five owners agreed that the product was able to produce good images. Tox rated the product 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “There are also times I find myself looking at something that would make a great picture wishing I had my gear with me”. Tox also said “Sensor size is 16MP so plenty photo sites.” in their review. Tox also mentioned “I like night photography” in their review.

Two owners concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Great Resolution” in their review of this digital camera. Also two years ago Tox said on Amazon.co.uk “It depends on what you are shooting” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner said in their reviews that it was good in low light. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Good in Low Light” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who bought this digital camera thought it had a good image sensor. Tox wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The obvious competitor for this camera is the Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II which has a larger sensor, with fewer photo sites at only 12.1 MP.” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW130.

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Good Autofocus

One customer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix AW130 reckoned that it had a good zoom. One owner wrote that the product had a good autofocus. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW130 “Fastaccurate auto-focus”.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera is 25mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Coolpix AW130 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera have digital zooms of between 2x and 16x. The Coolpix AW130 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D20.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Polaroid IS525 (5x).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix AW130 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 which has better reviews.

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Battery

370 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Display

Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera is 150,000 pixels and the highest is 1,100,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the Coolpix AW130 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Coolpix AW130 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus TG-3.

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Memory

Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera is 7.9MB and the biggest is 700MB. With an internal memory of 473 megabytes, the Nikon Coolpix AW130's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Coolpix AW130 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Coolpix AW130 supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Coolpix AW130 has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix AW130 has a carrying case, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Coolpix AW130 has a batteries included. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Coolpix AW130 has a battery charger included. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an AC adapter included.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix AW130 has a built-in flash. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

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Support

Good Support

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Tox mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “This camera offers both and can be set to 3 auto modes, program, aperture and shutter priority as well as full manual”.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon AW130.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix AW130 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon AW130, or the Olympus Stylus TG-2.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Coolpix AW130 has an electronic compass. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an electronic compass.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix AW130 features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix AW130 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera which do not support Wi-Fi.

Alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider include the Nikon AW130 which has better reviews.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix AW130 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Power

Good Battery Life

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Three customers who reviewed it said that it was compact. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Small Compact” in their review of this digital camera. Tox wrote “The solution therefore is a compact camera.”. Tox also mentioned “Again this is a higher end compact” in their review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Nice Body Color” however despite that they scored the product 1 stars.

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Heavy

The weights of cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera range from 36g to 1.4kg, and the average weight is 230g. With a weight of 221 grams, the Coolpix AW130 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Ricoh WG-4 (216g and higher rated), or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (218g and higher rated).

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix AW130 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera. 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Design

Robust

Two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was well made. Two years ago Tox said on Amazon.co.uk “In your hand this feels solid”.

Has a Shock Resistant

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a shock resistant, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Easy to Use

Three owners considered that the product was easy to use. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW130 “Easy To Use” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Tox mentioned “I wanted one that offered the functions of my DSLR and 35mm SLR cameras, that is mainly full control of aperture” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

Good Quality

Three owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix AW130 agreed that it was good quality. Amazon.co.uk said “Good Image Quality”. Two years ago Tox rated the product 79.082491140841 out of 100 and said “The controls feel well put together and fall conveniently to hand, mint has an air of quality.”. Tox also said “Optical quality seems good and I do like the ability to take panoramic shots” in their review.

Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also are waterproof.

Alternative waterproof cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Nikon AW130 which has better reviews.

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Quite High Waterproof Up to

The Coolpix AW130 has one of the higher waterproof (up to) (30 meters) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The waterproof (up to) of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera range from 3m to 60m.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 30m waterproof digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon AW130 is also worth considering.

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Dustproof

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also are dustproof.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix AW130 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 999saw130c1
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