In The Box
1 x Camera
1 x Manual
1 x Rechargeable Battery
1 x Battery Charger
Built for an active lifestyle
When you go to extremes, your camera does too ﾖ waterproof to 18m deep, shockproof to a 2m drop and freeze-proof to a temperature of -10ﾰC.
NIKKOR 5x optical zoom lens
The bright 24mm f/2.8 lens with 5x zoom (24-120mm) gives ultra-wide coverage and is ideal for night landscapes or underwater scenes.
Share your adventures instantly, with built-in Wi-Fi enabling transfer of images via your smart deviceﾹ ﾖ which can also act as a remote control.
Back-illuminated 16 MP CMOS sensor
With a sensitive image sensor, you get great performance and clear images with low noise, even when shooting in low light conditions.
7.5-cm/3.0-in 921k-dot OLED screen
The large display has superior brightness and visibility for clear shooting and playback, even underwater or in direct sunlight.
Built-in GPS and GLONASS
Record an image’s exact location (longitude and latitude) as a ‘geotag’ with the Global Positioning System, supported by Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
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Full HD movies:ﾠsome adventures need to be in recorded in motion ﾖ shoot video at 1080/60i with optical zoom and autofocus. Film in slow and fast motion at speeds from 15 to 240 fps.
5-axis Hybrid VR:ﾠwhen you’re active, stability in your camera is vital ﾖ especially for smooth movies. Lens-Shift and Electronic vibration reduction work together for highly effective countering of camera shake that gives you clear images every time.
10x Dynamic Fine Zoom:ﾠthe 5x optical zoom lens can extend to 10x Dynamic Fine Zoomﾲﾠwith no loss of resolution, giving you exceptional detail ﾖ ideal for creative image crops.
World Map Display:ﾠbuilt-in world maps are easily accessible, with enlarged views activated by shaking the camera. Trace your route or log up to 30 shooting locations.
Altimeter and Quick Display:ﾠaltitude, depth, atmospheric pressure and water pressure readings can all be displayed on the monitor or included in your images. Quick Display gives fast confirmation of essential data like longitude/latitude, altitude/water depth, air pressure, compass or date/time.
Dedicated light modes:ﾠmake sure you get superior results in any light ﾖ Night Landscape mode allows you to shoot sharp shots at low ISO, Night Portrait mode gives beautifully detailed night scenes and indoor portraits, and Backlight Scene mode offers impressive tonal detail, in combination with Auto HDR.
High speed continuous shooting:ﾠcapture every moment of fast-moving action with continuous shooting of up to 6 shots at a speedy 8 fps.
Easy Panorama 360ﾰ/180ﾰ:ﾠgive stunning scenery the special treatment it deserves, by tilting vertically or panning horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.
Action Control:ﾠmakes features accessible with a dedicated button on the side of the camera, so you can operate easily even when underwater or wearing gloves. Scroll through maps easily, just by tilting the camera.
Quick USB charging:ﾠkeep your camera ready for action at a moment’s notice with high-speed USB charging. You can even play back or shoot while your camera is charging.
Underwater mode:ﾠyour camera makes it easy for you by automatically adjusting the white balance setting to capture underwater scenes just as you see them.
EXPEED C2:ﾠNikon’s fast and powerful image processing system offers high-speed operation, high-sensitivity performance and optimum image quality.
Nikon Image Space:ﾠall Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of free online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space. Find out more atﾠ .
|Product name||COOLPIX AW120|
|Type||Compact digital camera|
|Effective pixels||16.0 million|
|Image sensor||1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.76 million total pixels|
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom|
|Lens construction||12 elements in 10 groups (2 ED lens elements)|
|Magnification||Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 480 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Vibration reduction||Combination of lens shift and electronic VR|
|Motion blur reduction||Motion detection (still pictures)|
|Focus range||[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)|
|AF-area mode||Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF|
|Monitor||7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, OLED monitor with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment|
|Frame coverage||Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Frame coverage (playback mode)||Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Media||Internal memory (approx. 329 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card|
|File system||DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant|
|Storage file formats||Still pictures: JPEG. Sound files (voice memo): WAV. Movies: MOV (video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)|
|Image size (pixels)||16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)]. 16M [4608 x 3456]. 8M [3264 x 2448]. 4M [2272 x 1704]. 2M [1600 x 1200]. VGA [640 x 480]. 16:9 12M [4608 x 2592]. 1:1 [3456 x 3456]|
|Shooting modes||Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait, Underwater), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto|
|Release mode||Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 6.9 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 5), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 2.2 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 33), Pre-shooting cache (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 20 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25, including a maximum of 5 frames captured in the pre-shooting cache), Continuous H:120 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 50), Continuous H:60 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16|
|Movie - file format||1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/16:9, 1080/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/16:9, 1080/60i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/50i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 240/8x: 320 x 240/4:3, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9|
|ISO sensitivity||ISO 125-1600. ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)|
|Exposure metering||Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)|
|Exposure control||Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter type||Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/1500-1 s. 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting). 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)|
|Aperture||Electronically-controlled preset aperture (-1 AV) and ND filter (-2 AV) selections|
|Aperture range||3 steps (f/2.8, f/4.1, f/8.2 [W])|
|Self-timer||Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s|
|Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity Auto)||[W]: 0.5-5.2 m (1 ft 8 in.-17 ft). [T]: 0.5-4.5 m (1 ft 8 in.-14 ft)|
|Flash control||TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes|
|USB||Hi-Speed USB equivalent|
|Data Transfer Protocol||MTP, PTP|
|HDMI output||Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i|
|I/O terminal||Micro-USB connector. HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards||IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol). ARIB STD-T66 (standard for low power data communications systems)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols||IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK. IEEE 802.11g: OFDM. IEEE 802.11n: OFDM|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight)||Approx. 30 m (32 yd)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency||2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) data rates (actual measured values)||IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps. IEEE 802.11g: 17 Mbps. IEEE 802.11n: 17 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security||OPEN/WPA2|
|Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols||CSMA/CA|
|Electronic compass||16 cardinal points (position correction using 3-axis acceleration sensor, automatic correction for the deviated angle, and automatic offset adjustment)|
|GPS - location data||GPS / Receiving frequency: 1575.42 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84. GLONASS / Receiving frequency: 1598.0625-1605.3750 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84|
|Barometer||Operating range: Approx. 500-1100 hPa|
|Altimeter||Operating range: Approx. -300 - +4500 m (-984 - +14,760 ft)|
|Depth gauge||Operating range: Approx. 0-20 m (0-65 ft)|
|Supported languages||Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese|
|Power sources||One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included). AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)|
|Charging time||Approx. 2 h 20 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)|
|Battery life||Approx. 350 shots when using EN-EL12|
|Movie recording (actual battery life for recording)||Approx. 1 h 15 min (1080/30p) when using EN-EL12. Approx. 1 h 20 min (1080/25p) when using EN-EL12|
|Tripod socket||1/4 in. (ISO 1222)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 110.1 x 66.0 x 25.8 mm (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.) (excluding projections)|
|Weight||Approx. 213 g (7.5 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)|
|Operating environment - temperature||-10ﾰC - +40ﾰC (14ﾰF-104ﾰF) (land). 0ﾰC-40ﾰC (32ﾰF-104ﾰF) (underwater)|
|Operating environment - humidity||85% or less (no condensation)|
|Waterproof||JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions). Capacity to shoot images underwater up to a depth of 18 m (59 ft) and for 60 minutes|
|Dustproof||JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)|
|Shockproof||Cleared our testing conditionsﾠ compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock|
|Supplied accessories||Camera strap for land use, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21, Brush|