Nikon AW100 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix AW100 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: AW100 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.2 oz (177 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 0.9 in.
(110 x 65 x 23 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: 7.1
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 960x540, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p, 30p, 30p, 30p
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: 16.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
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/3.9 or 7.8 (wide) / f/4.8 or 9.6 (tele), with ND filter 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,800 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (125 to 800), Fixed Range Auto (125 to 400), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom) 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1500
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: Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, 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: 0.4 to 3.5m (1ft. to 11ft.) [W], 0.5 to 2.2m 1ft. 8 in. to 7ft. 2in.) [T] 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 83.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI 
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS 10.5.8, 10.6.8, and 10.7.2 
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: 250
Notes & Features: Waterproof (10m/33ft), Freezeproof (-10C/14F), Shockproof (1.5m/5ft), BSI CMOS sensor, VR Image Stabilization, GPS, Full HD 1080p movies with stereo sound, Special Effects (record), Filter Effects (playback). Available in black, blue and highly visible orange. Comes with the UE-E23, an attachable 40.5mm thread filter mount adapter. 

 


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