Summary Nikon AW100

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Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/3.9
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix AW100Nikon Coolpix AW100


Nikon has replaced the Coolpix AW100 with the AW110.

Nikon Coolpix AW110
Nikon Coolpix AW110 announced January 2013
Screen type Has an OLED screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Continuous shooting Shoots faster

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Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix AW100.


Nikon Coolpix AW100 Menu & Settings
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  • Shooting video
  • Shooting modes
  • Photography
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The Nikon AW100 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Screen size Large screen Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness Thin Help
Size Quite small Help
Compact (110×65×23 mm)
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Weight Light Help
178 g


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The Nikon AW100 vs other recent waterproof cameras

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
250 shots
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Announced Old Help
August 2011


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Nikon Coolpix AW100
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Avatar for Popa Alex Popa Alex (7:38 PM, August 01, 2013)
Hello there! Very nice reviews! I really enjoy them! Please see some of my reviews here !
ilfranz (6:30 AM, February 08, 2012)
Why did you write "No weather sealing"? is it not supposed to be waterproof, which is far more than weather sealing?
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:37 PM, December 02, 2011)
Fixed, thanks!
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (3:32 PM, December 02, 2011)
Agreed! See the section on "pros" above that says "Built-in GPS Great for travel"
Paul (8:46 AM, December 02, 2011)
does have GPS...
DeeDeeiDarus (6:33 AM, November 22, 2011)
can it be more better than Sony TX10?
Unmeldungen (6:54 PM, October 27, 2011)
it DOES have a panorama function
Avatar for rakesh sinha rakesh sinha (6:48 PM, October 27, 2011)
no panorama... no 3D.. no touch screen
waterproof camera (3:49 AM, October 19, 2011)
Do you have trial photos and video taken by AW100?
Unmeldungen (4:27 PM, August 30, 2011)
does have a panorama mode (video)