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Nikon Coolpix AW130

74

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Nikon Coolpix AW130

£212.99
Nikon Coolpix AW130
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A positively reviewed and relatively new compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 16MP 4x Yes Sep 2016
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Nikon Coolpix AW130 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix AW130 number 390 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
45 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
86
Age
16 Months Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 45 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and it is robust.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Terproof to 100 feet deep, freezeproof to -10c, shockproof from falls up to 2.1m<br>- built-in wi-fi and NFC (near field communication) for wirelessly sharing photos to a compatible smartphone<br>- built-in GPS with points of interest (poi)<br>- wide-angle NIKKOR lens provides wide field of view for action and underwater s
your life is full of amazing views and big moments, it's hard not to share them all. make the COOLPIX aw130 part of your go-to gear and start turning those radical moments into photos and full HD videos that amaze. waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, the COOLPIX aw130 is ready for adventures. with built-in wi-fi and near field communication technology (nfc), you can transfer your photos right to a compatible smartphone so you don't have to wait to share them; and built-in GPS records your coordinates and maps your shots. strap the COOLPIX aw130 to your chest with nikon's optional harness and create jaw-dropping first-person photo sequences and videos that'll make your friends feel like they were there. and since it's a nikon camera, the COOLPIX aw130 and it's wide-angle (24mm equivalent) NIKKOR glass lens delivers image quality in a class of its own, even in low li
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. It is also good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Good
69
Landscape Photography
Good
48
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
78
Sports Photography
Very Good
54
Wildlife Photography
Average

Nikon Coolpix AW130 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix AW130?

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is 110.4mm wide and 66mm tall. It is 26.8mm deep and weighs 221g.

Nikon Coolpix AW130 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix AW130 size in context

Nikon Coolpix AW130 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

On average, Coolpix AW130 owners rated this camera 82 out of 100. Over 79% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

16 people said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine owners said that the product was easy to use and three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report That it is Robust

11 customers who bought the product agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress and four owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Very Good Brand

We checked 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

  • Nice size, easy to hold…
    GC_24 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • This camera is perfectly acceptable, as a normal compact camera…
  • Great nifty compact camera…
    GC_24 (Amazon) - November 2015
  • One drawback of the waterproof design is that it is very easy to get a finger in the picture! Most compact cameras have the lens lower down & it also tends to extend when the camera is turned on, making it difficult to get your finger in the way…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • One of the best compact invincible cameras…

Users Report Good Product Quality

Seven people thought the product was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who purchased it said that it had a good lens.

  • One drawback of the waterproof design is that it is very easy to get a finger in the picture! Most compact cameras have the lens lower down & it also tends to extend when the camera is turned on, making it difficult to get your finger in the way…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • This camera has the lens high up & it is almost flat against the body of the camera, so getting a finger in the shot is all too easy…
    Angela (Amazon) - February 2016
  • A very ambitious camera for an active travel holiday which has a good zoom and takes high quality pictures when kept at a stable temperature…
    Kaleidoscope (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Buttons are very small so is used with scuba gloves, difficult to action the zoom button…
    Sophie B (Amazon) - November 2016

Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This camera was released in September 2016.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix AW130's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Coolpix AW130's optical zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix AW130 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix AW130 of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Coolpix AW130's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix AW130's weight of 221g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 54% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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370 Battery Life

The Coolpix AW130 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots battery life.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix AW130's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 120mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix AW130's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports direct printing, unlike 88% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix AW130 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix AW130's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix AW130 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 68% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix AW130 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix AW130 of only 4.9 is in the smallest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has an electronic compass, unlike 98% of cameras which do not have an electronic compass.

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Shorter Than Average Battery Recharge Time

The Coolpix AW130's battery recharge time of only 2.33h is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have battery recharge times of between 1.5h and 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Coolpix AW130 has a shock resistant, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a shock resistant.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix AW130 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Waterproof

The Coolpix AW130 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Dustproof

The Coolpix AW130 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Coolpix AW130 of 473MB is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The waterproof up to of the Nikon Coolpix AW130 of 30m is higher than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest waterproof up to of cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix AW130's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix AW130 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vna842e1, nikon vna841e1, nikon vna844e1, nikon vna843e1, nikon vna840e1

Barcodes:

00018208264919, 00018208264926, 00018208264940, 00018208943906, 00018208943913, 00018208943920, 00018208943937, 00018208998746, 00018208998753, 00018208998777, 00018208998791, 00018208998807, 00018208998821, 00018208998845, 00018208998852, 00616348087193, 00845251091687, 00845251091694, 00845251091700, 08033737554548, 08033737554555, 08033737554562, 08033737554579

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