Nikon Coolpix AW120
Top 54%702 points
Top 54%
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix AW120: 46 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

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.

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

8. video recording

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

11. width

16. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

17. 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

18. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
15% have it

19. 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
72% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

21. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
18% have it

22. 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

23. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
45% have it

24. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix AW120
87% have it

25. 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
53% have it

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