As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is also often compared to pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs, mirrorless and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix AW110's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S2600 and the AW130) and Olympus (such as the Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS and the TG-1 iHS)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), records even higher-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 5 mm), is older (january 2013 vs february 2014) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
2 years newer
$319

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and AW110

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
similar age
$500

Significant advantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-2 iHS and AW110

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
1 year newer
$69

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the S32 and AW110

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1
similar age
$200

Significant advantages of the DSC-TF1 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TF1 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TF1 and AW110

  • None found

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
3 months older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and AW110

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
similar age
$1,295

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and AW110

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to other compact competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), is slightly larger (compact (110×65×25 mm) vs super compact (100×60×19 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second) and significantly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S2600 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)
  • Significantly better wide angle: 26 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly lighter: 121 g vs 193 g

Significant disadvantages of the S2600 (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

common strengths of the S2600 and AW110

  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1"

Samsung TL225

Samsung TL225
3 years older

Significant advantages of the TL225 (vs the AW110)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the TL225 (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

common strengths of the TL225 and AW110

  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 1"

Nikon Coolpix S700

Nikon Coolpix S700
5 years older
$339

Significant advantages of the S700 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (89×53×23 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S700 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

common strengths of the S700 and AW110

  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1"

Canon PowerShot A100

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the A100 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A100 (vs the AW110)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"
  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A100 and AW110

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330
similar age
$420

Significant advantages of the P330 (vs the AW110)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.9
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the P330 and AW110

  • Both shoot high resolution HD movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3
3 years older
$176

Significant advantages of the DMC-FP3 (vs the AW110)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (99×59×19 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FP3 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DMC-FP3 and AW110

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 1"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 34 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 2.5 fps).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/1.8), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack and has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 340 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

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8 years older
$1,102

Significant advantages of the DSC-V3 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-V3 (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-V3 and AW110

  • Built-in flashes

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS
4 months older

Significant advantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the AW110)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.9
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the XZ-2 iHS and AW110

  • Built-in flashes

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs none), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 3 fps).

However, on average it takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.7x15.6mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror).

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
2 years older
$499 (body only)
$752 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the AW110)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the AW110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the T3i and AW110

  • None found

Nikon D40X

Nikon D40X
5 years older
$1,399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40X (vs the AW110)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the D40X (vs the AW110)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 1080p @ 30fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 614k dots

common strengths of the D40X and AW110

  • Very small: Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 1"

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is newer (january 2013 vs september 2011), has a built-in GPS and is waterproof.

However, on average it records less high-speed movies (240 fps vs 1,200 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 14.2 MP), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 60 fps), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
1 year older
$527 (body only)
$971 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the AW110)

  • Higher speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the AW110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the J1 and AW110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)
  • Light weight: 277 g vs 193 g

Nikon 1 AW1

Nikon 1 AW1
7 months newer
$476 (body only)
$797 11-2mm lens

Significant advantages of the AW1 (vs the AW110)

  • Higher speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 614k dots

Significant disadvantages of the AW1 (vs the AW110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the AW1 and AW110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Built-in GPS
  • Fairly small: Mid size (114×72×37 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a built-in GPS, has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Olympus C-765 UZ

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the C-765 UZ (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C-765 UZ (vs the AW110)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"
  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps

common strengths of the C-765 UZ and AW110

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
1 year newer
$220

Significant advantages of the SX710 HS (vs the AW110)

  • Higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 614k dots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX710 HS (vs the AW110)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the SX710 HS and AW110

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S810c
1 year newer
$341

Significant advantages of the S810c (vs the AW110)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S810c (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the S810c and AW110

  • Built-in GPS
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
2 years older
$233

Significant advantages of the SX130 IS (vs the AW110)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2500 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX130 IS (vs the AW110)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SX130 IS and AW110

  • None found