Nikon Coolpix AW100 Compact Digital Camera

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Hungry for Action Nikon AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Waterproof Digital Camera The Nikon AW100 Waterproof Compact Digital Camera is a hungry for action camera that's brawny enough to do almost anything you feel like tossing at it severe cold (temperatures ranging as low as 14 F), big bodies of water, or even occasional accidental plunges up to 5.0' (1.5 m). Encompassing an optical 5x zoom lens (acts like a 28-140mm mounted on a 35mm SLR), the AW100 contains a 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor for acquiring beautiful underwater images, up on the ski runs, or anywhere else you would like to admonish this robust little camera.

The Nikon AW100 has an underwater-ratting to a depth of 33' (10 m), allowing you to take it with you when you're snorkeling,, sailing, or while scuba-diving. All the while while, you'll know precisely the place you are and the direction you're going, because of the GPS and electronic compass modes built-into the AW100 . If that's doesn't let you get your reference point, simply go to the on-board map located on the uncomplicated-to-decipher 3" LCD monitor.

These functions can assist you in telling the account of the jaunt that you cataloged using high-res images plus Full HD 1080p movie mode. Even if you're not doing any recording, the GPS on the camera's can log your position and document your route. This may also be displayed upon the AW100's LCD. Similarly, the electronic compass facilitates the documentation of the camera's point of reference.

The Nikon AW100 was conceived to be simple to control using just one hand as the remainder of your person might otherwise be engaged. HD video capture can be started by pressing a single button, while the camera's inventive Action Control mode lets you to set selected camera modes without ever pressing a button. The execution becomes gestural. This will allow you concentrate on the main task at the moment, even if that is just leaving your gloves on. Aug 24, 2011 ✓

Features

16 MP CMOS Sensor
5x Zoom Lens - 28-140mm 35mm Equivalent
3.0" LCD Display
Waterproof to 33' Deep
Shockproof for Drops Up to 5'
Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound
GPS Data Logging and E-Compass Function
Built-In Map Displayed on LCD
20 Scene Modes Inc. Underwater Scene
Action Control - Shake to Set a Function

Camera Includes
Nikon Coolpix AW100 Waterproof Digital Camera
AN-CP23 Camera Strap
EN-EL12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7V, 1050mAh)
UC-E6 USB Cable
EG-CP16 Nikon Audio/Video Cable
MH-65 Battery Charger
UR-E23 Filter Attachment
NikonView NX 2 CD-ROM
Reference Manual CD
1 Year Limited Warranty

Specifications
Camera type Compact  
Camera Image sensor
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3456  
Operational pixels 16.0 megapixels  
Photo detector sensors 16.8 megapixels  
Image sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Image sensor type CMOS  
Camera Image
ISO value Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
Stabilization type Unknown  
Uncompressed format type Unknown  
Focusing and Optics
Focal length (equiv.) 28 140 mm  
Optical image zoom 5  
Autofocus type Contrast Detect (sensor)  
Digital image zoom Yes (4x)  
Camera mount Unknown  
Monitor and viewfinder
Pivoting LCD Fixed  
Monitor size 3"  
Screen resolution 460,000  
Touch screen interface No  
Live view LCD Yes  
Viewfinder style None  
Photography highlights
Largest aperture opening F3.9 - F4.8  
Videography highlights
File formats H.264  
Audio channels Mono  
Video clips Yes (1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720p (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps))  
HD Modes 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720p (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)  
Frames per second1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720p (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)  
Media storage
Storage devices SD / SDHC/SDXC  
Included storage 83 MB  
Multiple Device Connections
USB port USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)  
HDMI interface No  
Wireless connectivity None  
Physical features
Environmental sealing Yes (Waterproof, Shockproof, Dustproof)  
Power Battery Pack  
Battery type Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-Ion battery  
Overall weight 178 g (0.39 lb / 6.28 oz)  
Overall dimensions 110 x 65 x 23 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x .91")  
Additional features
Global Positioning System BuiltIn


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Nikon Coolpix AW100 Compact Digital Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 3.5