As well as being compared against other waterproofs and compacts, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is also often compared to ultra compacts, mirrorless and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix AW110's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the AW130 and the Coolpix AW120) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix TS4 and the Lumix DMC-TS3)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), has a significantly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 310 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
2 years newer
$600

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

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120
1 year newer
$384

Significant advantages of the AW120 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW120 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW120 and AW110

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix TS4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4
1 year older
$661

Significant advantages of the TS4 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS4 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS4 and AW110

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100
1 year older
$635

Significant advantages of the AW100 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW100 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW100 and AW110

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix XP200

Fujifilm FinePix XP200
similar age
$420

Significant advantages of the XP200 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XP200 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the XP200 and AW110

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
similar age

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 has significantly more zoom (5x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 1.9 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), is slightly larger (compact (110×65×25 mm) vs super compact (95×60×21 mm)), is slightly more expensive ($456.87 vs $159.99), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the AW110)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 250 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 5x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-W300 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"

Olympus IR-300

Olympus IR-300
8 years older
$353

Significant advantages of the IR-300 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IR-300 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 5x

common strengths of the IR-300 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7
6 years older
$381

Significant advantages of the DMC-LZ7 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly more zoom: 6x vs 5x
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LZ7 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DMC-LZ7 and AW110

  • Great zoom: 6x vs 5x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Samsung TL225

Samsung TL225
3 years older

Significant advantages of the TL225 (vs the AW110)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the TL225 (vs the AW110)

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

common strengths of the TL225 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Samsung i100

Samsung i100
5 years older

Significant advantages of the i100 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the i100 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 5x

common strengths of the i100 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1"

Kodak EasyShare V550

Kodak EasyShare V550
7 years older
$160

Significant advantages of the V550 (vs the AW110)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the V550 (vs the AW110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 5x

common strengths of the V550 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has much more zoom (5x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 38 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (614k dots vs 115k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 7.1 MP).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.1), is significantly larger (compact (110×65×25 mm) vs ultra compact (90×52×19 mm)), is thicker (1" vs 0.7"), is slightly heavier (193 g vs 100 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S50

Nikon Coolpix S50
6 years older
$240

Significant advantages of the S50 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S50 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the S50 and AW110

  • None found

Casio Exilim EX-Z80

Casio Exilim EX-Z80
5 years older
$644

Significant advantages of the EX-Z80 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z80 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z80 and AW110

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is significantly smaller (compact (110×65×25 mm) vs prosumer size (127×96×74 mm)), has a built-in GPS and is slightly less expensive ($456.87 vs $1,998.00).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs UHD @ 30fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (614k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), records less high-speed movies (240 fps vs 1,200 fps) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP).

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1
1 year older
$436 (body only)
$579 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the V1 (vs the AW110)

  • Higher speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the V1 (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 V1 and AW110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×76×44 mm) vs Compact (110×65×25 mm)
  • Light weight: 294 g vs 193 g

Sony Alpha a7 III

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5 years newer
$1,998 - $2,521 (body only)
$2,198 - $2,837 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the AW110)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the AW110)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

common strengths of the Alpha a7 III and AW110

  • Very high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon AW110 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), has a built-in GPS and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (january 2013 vs may 2018), is slightly more expensive ($456.87 vs $149.00) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the AW110)

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 614k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the AW110)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
3 years newer
$149 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the AW110)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and AW110

  • Each has a built-in flash