• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
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General
Model Number: WG-4 AW120
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $329.95 $349.95
Street Price:   $384.50
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
includes batteries
7.5 oz (213 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
(125 x 64 x 33 mm)
4.3 x 2.6 x 1.0 in.
(110 x 66 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: Yes Yes
Waterproof Depth:    
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1464 (3.8 MP, Other),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.5 6.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x360 (120p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264 video with 32KHz 16-bit stereo PCM audio) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Ricoh zoom lens; 9 elements in 7 groups, 4 aspherical elements, protective cover with SP coating Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 12 elements in 10 groups with 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 18mm 4.3 - 21.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - ??? f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled small aperture (-1 AV), ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 7.2x; Intelligent Zoom up to 28.8x total at VGA Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1cm Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus Contrast Detection: Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / OLED
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 125 125
ISO Settings: Auto (125-6400, adjustable), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto ISO, 125-1600; 3200 and 6400 available in Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: White Light), Manual Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/4000 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted (when digital zoom is below 2x), Spot (when digital zoom is 2x or higher)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: USER, HDR, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600) 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 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 34 ft (wide, auto ISO), 14 ft (tele, auto ISO) 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.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MP4 (AVC H.264 video with 32KHz 16-bit stereo PCM audio) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: 70.0 MB 329.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes No
Remote Control Type: Optional IR  
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) Built-in GPS, Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.5 6.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 240 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI92 Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI92 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Software CD ROM Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (14F), Dustproof (JIS 6); Available in silver or lime. 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.