Nikon Coolpix AW120
Top 54%692 points
Top 54%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
16
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon Coolpix AW120: 43 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
99
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

5. weight

213g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
48% have it
84
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

10. width

110mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. volume

189cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

12. height

66mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

13. thickness

26mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

14. battery power

1050mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

15. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
9% have it
67
0

16. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
46% have it
67
0

17. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
14% have it
58
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

19. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
18% have it
57
0

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
17% have it
56
0

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
73% have it
56
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
52% have it
52
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
88% have it
51
0

24. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
20% have it
47
0

25. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

26. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

27. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
67% have it
41
0

28. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
88% have it
40
0

29. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
120mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

30. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
61% have it
36
0

31. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
59% have it
34
0

32. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

33. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
93% have it
32
0

34. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

35. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
96% have it
28
0

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