• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 8.3 megapixels
  • 15.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix AW120
  • Nikon KeyMission 170
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General
Model Number: AW120 170
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Action Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $349.95 $399.95
Street Price: $219.00 $169.99
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.5 oz (213 g)
includes batteries
4.7 oz (135 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 1.0 in.
(110 x 66 x 26 mm)
2.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 in.
(66 x 47 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: Yes Yes
Waterproof Depth:   98.00 feet (30 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 8.3
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 1.61 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No 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),
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)
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.9 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC Stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 12 elements in 10 groups with 2 ED elements Single fixed focus, fixed aperture lens produces 170 degree angle of view
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 15mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 21.5mm 2.4mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled small aperture (-1 AV), ND filter (-2 AV) selection f/2.8 (fixed)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, Target Finding AF n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / OLED No / LCD
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 1.5
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots 345,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 125 100
ISO Settings: Auto ISO, 125-1600; 3200 and 6400 available in Auto mode Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom) TBA
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 4 sec 1/16000 - 1/2 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 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) Matrix, center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No 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 TBA
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 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.) n/a
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC Stereo)
Included Memory: 329.0 MB 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth or included remote control
Connections (extended): Built-in GPS, Micro (Type D) HDMI Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
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): 6.9  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 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): 350 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1x Proprietary EN-EL12 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM None; Free downloads: Nikon SnapBridge 360/170 app for iOS and Android devices, KeyMission 360/170 Utility program for PC and Mac
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
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. Captures 170 degree stills and video up to 4K UHD, electronic Vibration Reduction (4K not supported), Waterproof down to 10m/33ft for 60 mins, Shockproof to 2m/6.6ft, Dustproof, Freezeproof (-10C/14F), SnapBridge 360/170 compatible, integrated Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth. The KeyMission 170 comes with a remote control accessory, useful for stopping and starting recording or creating tags while. Optional Waterproof Housing available to extend underwater performance to 40m/131 ft.