Nikon AW120 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix AW120 
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General
Model Number: AW120 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price: $296.62
Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.5 oz (213 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.0 in.
(110 x 66 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.9
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/50i/30p/25p, 30p/25p, 30p/25p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.79
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled small aperture (-1 AV), ND filter (2 AV) selection 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
OLED Viewfinder: Yes 
OLED Size (inches): 3.0
OLED Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating OLED: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto ISO, 125-1600; 3200 and 6400 available in Auto mode
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom) 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted (when digital zoom is below 2x), Spot (when digital zoom is 2x or higher) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Panorama assist, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Underwater  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 5.2 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 17 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 4.5 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 14 ft.) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 329.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM monaural) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
Other Connection: Built-in GPS, Micro (Type D) HDMI 
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 350
Notes & Features: Waterproof (up to 59 feet, 18m), shockproof (up to 6.6 feet, 2m) and freezeproof (down to 14F, -10C); Built-in GPS with maps, built-in Wi-Fi, Full HD 1080i movies. Available in Orange, Blue, Black or Camouflage. 

 


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