As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Nikon AW130 is also often compared to digicams, super zooms and travel zooms. The Nikon AW130's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix W300 and the Coolpix W100) and Fujifilm (such as the XP90 and the FinePix XP130)

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 CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a much longer battery life (370 shots vs 250 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it is older (february 2015 vs january 2016) and is slightly more expensive ($429.95 vs $127.99).

Nikon Coolpix W300

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2 years newer
$339 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and AW130

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30
similar age
$128 - $178

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS30 and AW130

  • None found

Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90
1 year newer
$78

Significant advantages of the XP90 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XP90 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

common strengths of the XP90 and AW130

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
1 year newer

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

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

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
similar age
$447

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

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW130 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 33 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 20 fps), is older (february 2015 vs january 2017), is slightly heavier (221 g vs 168 g) and is slightly more expensive ($429.95 vs $129.95).

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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2 years newer
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the AW130)

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

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and AW130

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650
2 years older

Significant advantages of the AX650 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 420 shots vs 370 shots

Significant disadvantages of the AX650 (vs the AW130)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the AX650 and AW130

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very long battery life: 420 shots vs 370 shots
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

GoPro Hero (2018)

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3 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly lighter: 117 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the AW130)

  • No built-in flash
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 3"

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and AW130

  • None found

Olympus Tough TG-5

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2 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the AW130)

  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Shoots significantly faster: 20 fps vs 7 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the AW130)

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

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and AW130

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
1 year newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the AW130)

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

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and AW130

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Ricoh WG-50

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2 years newer
$233

Significant advantages of the WG-50 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-50 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the WG-50 and AW130

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 300 shots vs 370 shots
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

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 28 mm), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a significantly longer battery life (370 shots vs 265 shots) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (february 2015 vs may 2018), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and is less popular.

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
1 year newer
$99 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW130)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and AW130

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 221 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the AW130)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and AW130

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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3 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the AW130)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and AW130

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Leica C-Lux

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3 years newer
$999 - $1,050

Significant advantages of the C-Lux (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,240k dots vs 921k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the C-Lux and AW130

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 370 shots vs 370 shots

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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3 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the AW130)

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and AW130

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the AW130)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and AW130

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 380 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 wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (110×66×27 mm) vs professional size (125×85×107 mm)), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 60x), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
1 year older
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the AW130)

  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the AW130)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and AW130

  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 370 shots
  • Light weight: 590 g vs 221 g
  • Inexpensive: $139.98 vs $429.95

Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600
1 year older
$700

Significant advantages of the P600 (vs the AW130)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P600 (vs the AW130)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)

common strengths of the P600 and AW130

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 221 g
  • Thin: 4.2" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
1 year older
$338

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the AW130)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the AW130)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the S8600 and AW130

  • Very small: Standard size (121×81×65 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Great battery life: 410 shots vs 370 shots
  • Very thin: 2.5" 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/3.3), has a built-in GPS, has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 115k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (110×66×27 mm) vs super compact (93×52×23 mm)), is slightly heavier (221 g vs 122 g) and is slightly more expensive ($429.95 vs $117.39).

Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Casio Exilim EX-H20G
4 years older

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

  • None found

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

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the EX-H20g and AW130

  • Built-in GPS
  • Fairly small: Compact (103×68×29 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
1 year older
$117 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the AW130)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 122 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the AW130)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and AW130

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Compact (110×66×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 122 g vs 221 g