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Nikon Coolpix AW110
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Nikon Coolpix AW110 Digital Camera

16MP 5x CMOS Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Designed to capture and share all the action, on land or in water, the COOLPIX AW110 is just as prepared for challenges and adventure as you are. Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and... More
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33 Reasons For

Robust

A number of customers said that the product was strong and durable. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “If you're looking for a rugged camera.” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110. Pc Mag wrote on expert review site PC Mag “A tough compact that won our Editors' Choice award when we reviewed it back in late 2011” in their review of this digital cameras. Pc Mag also mentioned “The rugged Nikon Coolpix AW110 is a modest update to its predecessor”.

One person who reviewed this digital cameras reckoned that it was well made. Expert review site Steve's Digicams said in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review “The body is built to go deep underwater”.

One Nikon Coolpix AW110 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Two years ago Cnet.com.au gave this digital cameras a score of 4 stars and wrote “Nikon follows up its first waterproof digital compact, the, with the aptly-titled AW110” in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review.

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Good Size

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Two years ago Pc Mag mentioned “A tough compact that won our Editors' Choice award when we reviewed it back in late 2011” in their review. What Digital Camera said in their review of this digital cameras “The AW110 is Nikon's second foray into the tough compact area of the market”. Photographyblog.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix AW110 is an all-weather, all-purpose digital compact camera featuring a robust exterior that is water, shock”.

One person who purchased it considered that it was a good weight. Expert review site Techtree.com rated it 4 stars and said “Its rugged build, GPS, electronic compass, hydro-barometer, altimeter and water/dust/shock-proof features combined with the small size and weight make it an ideal camera for road warriors”.

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Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon has good average reviews for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon Coolpix AW110 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 had gps. expert review site Photographyblog.com said “It also sports built-in GPS” in their review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Techtree.com mentioned “Its rugged build, GPS, electronic compass, hydro-barometer, altimeter” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Two years ago expert review site Steve's Digicams said “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their Nikon Coolpix AW110 review.

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Good Product Quality

Two Nikon Coolpix AW110 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Pocketgpsworld.com mentioned two years ago “The photo quality is very good”. Also two years ago expert website Steve's Digicams mentioned “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix AW110.

Good Quality Pictures

Two customers concluded that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 was able to produce good images. Expert website Pocketgpsworld.com rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review “The photo quality is very good and it is easy to use requiring only a minimal look at the manual -”. Two years ago Steve's Digicams wrote “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter”.

Easy to Use

One customer concluded that the Nikon Coolpix AW110 was easy to use. Expert review site Pocketgpsworld.com said “It is easy to use requiring only a minimal look at the manual -” in their review.

Good Video Capture

One Nikon Coolpix AW110 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Steve's Digicams mentioned “By Eric Butterfield Review posted 12/9/2013Quick TakeProsWater-sealed, rugged bodyVery fast burst modesGood image quality Good video quality Built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, altimeter” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought this digital cameras concluded that it had good features. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote two years ago “That camera distinguished itself with durability features that were more rugged than the competition, as well as a forward-thinking GPS interface with v” in their review.

3D Compatible

The Coolpix AW110 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix AW110 which are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Lumix DMC-FT3, or the Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00) both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix AW110 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a fairly large screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix AW110. The smallest screen size of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1.8", the largest is 3.3", and the average screen size is 2.8".

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix AW110 which do not have a GPS, the Coolpix AW110 has a GPS.

Alternative digital cameras with a GPS currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3, the Nikon Coolpix P7100, or the Olympus Stylus TG-2.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix AW110 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix AW110 also have an image stabiliser.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix AW110 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix AW110.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus TG-2.

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Waterproof

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110, the Coolpix AW110 is waterproof.

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Fairly High Maximum Waterproof Depth

At 18 meters, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a quite high maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix AW110. The maximum waterproof depths of cameras of this spec and age range from 3m to 60m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 11m.

Cameras with a higher maximum waterproof depth that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot D30 (£199.00) (25m) which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99), or the Kodak PlaySport which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this Nikon camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 (CCD and higher rated).

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Coolpix AW110 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Coolpix AW110 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a higher still image resolution than most waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Nikon digital camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is actually the best still image resolution across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of photo effects than most waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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OLED Display

The Coolpix AW110 has an OLED display which is better than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays.

An OLED display is in fact the best display across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix AW110.

Across comparable types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The average maximum aperture of waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110 is 6.5, and the maximum apertures range from 2.7 to 22. With a maximum aperture of 7.8, the Coolpix AW110 has a quite small maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Four ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera support video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels and 960 x 540 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length

Waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 have maximum focal lengths of between 4mm and 140mm. With a maximum focal length of 140 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Supports One Power Source

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix AW110.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Coolpix AW110 does not support video recording.

Other cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3, or the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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Only Features Three Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Coolpix AW110 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Centre weighted Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix AW110. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average field of view of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 100%, and the field of view range from 96% to 170%.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 21 megabytes, the Coolpix AW110 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The smallest internal memory of cameras of this type and age is 7.9MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 88MB.

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Only Nine Auto Focus Points

The Coolpix AW110 is a nine auto focus point camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 3,200, the Coolpix AW110 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The maximum ISO speeds of cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix AW110 range from 200 to 52,000.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

At 28 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The shortest minimum focal length of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix AW110 is 4.5mm, the longest is 35mm, and the average minimum focal length is 25mm.

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Fairly Slow Shutter Interval

Across all the digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 the shutter intervals range from 0.00012s to 4s. The Coolpix AW110 has a quite slow shutter interval (4 seconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix AW110.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix AW110, the minimum ISO speed of the Coolpix AW110 of 125 is one of the biggest. The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix AW110 is 50, the biggest is 200, and the average minimum ISO speed is 100.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of 3.9, the Coolpix AW110 has one of the larger minimum apertures amongst waterproof cameras of this age. Waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix AW110 have minimum apertures of between 2 and 8.5.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix AW110

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix AW110 over three years ago.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider including the EOS 70D (£305.00), or the EOS 70D (£305.00) both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00) which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Kodak PlaySport (SD|SDHC) which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a pretty average megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix AW110.

There are a number of alternative 16MP digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830 (£232.79), or the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00) (16.1MP), or the Fujifilm X-T1 (£670.00) (16.3MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3, and the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is also worth considering.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the IF045 (£49.98) (5x), or the IS525 (£37.99) (5x) both from Polaroid.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix AW110 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D30 (£199.00).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 193 grams, the Coolpix AW110 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Manual Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 5x1080, aw110s, nikon 5, 5x1080p, VNA312E1, nikon 5x, nikon 5xz, nikon 5xzo, nikon 5xzoo, nikon 5xzoom
Barcodes 00018208264117, 00018208264124, 00018208934591, 00018208934614, 00018208934645, 00018208934683, 00018208995943, 00018208996599, 08033737551967, 08033737552872, 08033737552889, 08431016110216

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