As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Nikon AW130 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, digicams and travel zooms. The Nikon AW130's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the Coolpix A100) and Olympus (such as the Tough TG-4 and the Stylus Tough TG-870)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a built-in flash, has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has a significantly longer battery life (370 shots vs 250 shots).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), is slightly larger (compact (110×66×27 mm) vs ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100
3 years older
$335

Significant advantages of the AW100 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW100 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW100 and AW130

  • None found

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
1 year older
$461

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and AW130

  • None found

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
similar age
$350

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-4 and AW130

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
1 year newer
$960

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and AW130

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
2 years older
$1,913

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and AW130

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110
2 years older
$399

Significant advantages of the AW110 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW110 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW110 and AW130

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to other compact competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), is slightly heavier (221 g vs 119 g) and much shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
1 year newer
$107

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 119 g vs 221 g
  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and AW130

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
1 year newer
$149 - $179

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.8
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and AW130

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 921k dots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330
1 year older
$430

Significant advantages of the P330 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 370 shots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the P330 and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310
3 years older
$400

Significant advantages of the P310 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the P310 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 370 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the P310 and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the AW130)

  • Smaller: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Much longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the AW130)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-W300 and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 300 shots vs 370 shots

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340
1 year older
$889

Significant advantages of the P340 (vs the AW130)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the P340 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 370 shots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the P340 and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Full HD (1080p) video: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 34 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,000 fps), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 30 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot G1

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14 years older

Significant advantages of the G1 (vs the AW130)

  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G1 (vs the AW130)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the G1 and AW130

  • Built-in flashes

Casio Exilim EX-100

Casio Exilim EX-100
1 year older
$556

Significant advantages of the EX-100 (vs the AW130)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,000 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Shoots much faster: 30 fps vs 7 fps

Significant disadvantages of the EX-100 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the EX-100 and AW130

  • Built-in flashes
  • Great battery life: 390 shots vs 370 shots

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 461k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (110×66×27 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is thinner (1.1" vs 5.4") and is significantly lighter (221 g vs 899 g).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (5x vs 83.3x), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (february 2015 vs january 2016), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and is less popular.

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
similar age
$469 - $697

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the AW130)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 5x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 221 g

common strengths of the P900 and AW130

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Built-in GPS
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
10 months newer
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly more zoom: 50x vs 5x

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the PowerShot SX540 HS and AW130

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Light weight: 442 g vs 221 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
1 year newer
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly more zoom: 39.1x vs 5x
  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 370 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and AW130

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 30 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (february 2015 vs august 2016) and is less popular.

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
1 year newer
$119 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW130)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and AW130

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 221 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
1 year newer
$259 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the AW130)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and AW130

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×67×40 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.1"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.7), has a built-in GPS, records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7") and has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 21x), is slightly larger (compact (110×66×27 mm) vs super compact (96×58×20 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9").

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
1 year newer
$137

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 119 g vs 221 g
  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the AW130)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and AW130

  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Casio Exilim EX-H20G
4 years older
$409

Significant advantages of the EX-H20g (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-H20g (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the EX-H20g and AW130

  • Built-in GPS
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F
1 year older
$437

Significant advantages of the WB350F (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly more zoom: 21x vs 5x
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the WB350F (vs the AW130)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the WB350F and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon IXUS 132

Canon IXUS 132
2 years older
$164

Significant advantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×52×22 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly lighter: 133 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the AW130)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the IXUS 132 and AW130

  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"