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Nikon 1 AW1 vs Polaroid IE126

Nikon 1 AW1 vs Polaroid IE126

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Nikon 1 AW1
Polaroid IE126

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
82% smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon 1 AW1 has a maximum aperture number of 16. That's 13 smaller than the Polaroid IE126 (3).
A lot longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon 1 AW1 is a 27.5mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Polaroid IE126 is only an 18mm maximum focal length digital camera (9.5mm shorter).
220.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon 1 AW1 is a digital camera that takes 220.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Polaroid IE126 only takes 110.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

5 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 686 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon 1 AW1 is 85%, but the average rating of the Polaroid IE126 is 61% (based on 48 reviews).
4 Reasons For
3.8MP higher megapixel Edit
The Polaroid IE126 has a megapixel of 18MP, whereas the Nikon 1 AW1 is only a 14.2MP digital camera (3.8MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

208g lighter Edit
The Polaroid IE126 is a 105g digital camera. That's 208g lighter than the Nikon 1 AW1 (105g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

£519 cheaper
The Polaroid IE126 costs £519 less than the Nikon 1 AW1.
More popular
The Polaroid IE126 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 18840 by sales volume in our digital cameras, however the Nikon 1 AW1 ranks No. 87615.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
27% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon 1 AW1 is a 14.2MP digital camera. That's 3.8MP lower than the Polaroid IE126 (18MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Significantly heavier Edit
The Nikon 1 AW1 has a weight of 313g, whereas the Polaroid IE126 is a 105g digital camera (208g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

More expensive by £519
The Nikon 1 AW1 is £519 more expensive than the Polaroid IE126.
Less popular
The Nikon 1 AW1 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 87615 by number of sales in our digital cameras, but the Polaroid IE126 ranks No. 18840.
6 Reasons Against
13 bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Polaroid IE126 is a 3 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon 1 AW1 is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera (13 smaller).
Shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Polaroid IE126 is only 18mm maximum focal length. That's 9.5mm shorter than the Nikon 1 AW1 (18mm).
One hundred and ten less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Polaroid IE126 is 110.00, but the Nikon 1 AW1 only takes 220.00 battery life (CIPA standard). Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Less retailers
Only 5 shops sells the Polaroid IE126, whereas 10 sellers sell the Nikon 1 AW1. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Polaroid IE126 is older than the Nikon 1 AW1 by three months.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Polaroid IE126's average user rating is only 61%, however the Nikon 1 AW1's is 85% (based on 686 reviews).

Awards

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Date Released

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Manufacturer's Warranty

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel
14.2MP 18MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 1536 x 4800
 2304 x 1536
BEST
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 1536 x 4800
 2304 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
13.2 x 8.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
15.13MP 18MP
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9
 3:2
 4:3

Design

Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
Waterproof Up to
15m Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Maximum Aperture Number
16
BEST
3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
27.5mm
BEST
18mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
11 - 27.5 6.0 - 18
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon 1
 Nikon 1
Aspheric Element
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blade
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
40.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
BEST
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2250
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 25
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2250
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400
BEST
400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s Unknown - Click to provide data
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 5m
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 240
 320 x 120
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 240
 320 x 120
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
5,10 2,5,10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Burst Mode
 Multi burst mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Compass
 Electronic compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 2ms
Altimeter
 Altimeter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Modes
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Underwater
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Underwater
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
313g 105g
BEST
Height
37.5mm 95mm
Depth
71.5mm 23mm
Width
113.3mm 58mm
Weight (including Battery)
356g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
EN-EL20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
220 shots
BEST
110 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 58 x 23 x 95
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.0 - 18
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data Auto
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 m at ISO AUTO
USB 2.0 Connectors
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 connectors
USB Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Technical Details

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.5
Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data Approx. 90 - 110 shots
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
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