Nikon Coolpix AW130

Key Specifications

  • Focal Length: 24 - 120 mm
  • Resolution: 16 MP
  • Sensor size: 6.17 x 4.55 mm
  • Screen size: 3 inch
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Optical Zoom:
  • Digital Zoom: 4x
  • Type: Point & Shoot
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • Image Stabilizer: Optical
  • Battery Type: EN-EL12 Lithium-ion
  • LCD Info Display: OLED

Nikon Coolpix AW130 REVIEW:

Nikon had introduced the Coolpix AW130 in February 2015. The camera is pretty revolutionary and sturdy as most cameras these days go. The camera is made available in red, black, blue, yellow as well as camouflage colours.


The Coolpix AW130 features a 16-Megapixel CMOS Sensor that is an ideal match for capturing images as well as Full HD videos. This camera is buit for adventure and makes a great companion wherever you go, it is best suited for snorkeling, rock climbing or skiing. The camera is also water resistant (100 ft / 30m) shockproof (7ft / 2.1 m) as well as freeze proof (14F / -10C) and pretty much handles the aggressive attitude of nature. The camera has a 5x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens (24mm-120mm f/2.8 max aperture) as well as 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom that helps the photographer indulge visually with the action.

The camera also has built-in Wi-Fi and NFC and allows quick and easy transfer and sharing of photos/videos to a smart phone or tablet. The minimum shutter speed of the camera is 4 seconds and maximum speed in 1/4000 sec. The camera does not have Aperture priority, Shutter Priority or even Manual exposure modes. There is however, a subject/scene mode along with Flash support. The camera has 7.0 fps continuous drive as well as 2 or 10 second self-timer.

Display and Handling:

The COOLPIX AW130 features a 3-inch 921-k dot OLED display that comes with updated ergonomics as well as a completely revolutionary body. The camera can adapt to any possible situation without any hassle. The camera has action control that lets the user adjust the camera settings with just a flick of their wrist. The camera has built-in GPS, Maps as well as POI technology that allows longitudinal and latitudinal recording of where any image was captures. The camera measures 110 x 66 x 27 mm and weighs 221 grams including batteries.


The camera has various AF modes that enable ease while shooting. These modes come in handy whilst shooting in various conditions. The AF modes are Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Continuous, Face Detection, and Live View etc.

Battery and Connectivity:

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is powered by an EN-EL12 Lithium-ion Battery pack. The battery lasts for 370 shots according to CIPA. It also has USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) HDMI (Micro-HDMI) connectivity, along with Wireless Connectivity as well as Environment seal. This camera lacks a Microphone as well as a Headphone port. There is a Remote control option open to those who prefer synching the camera with their smart phone.

Bottom Line:

Adventure enthusiasts are increasing by the number and their requirement for a photo/video companion with ever increasing demands is inevitable. This camera is a great effort by Nikon to provide exactly what the adventurer requires. There are smaller and much powerful cameras than the AW130, but the decision is completely in the hands of the customer.

Nikon Coolpix AW130 Rivals:

Nikon Coolpix AW100
Nikon Coolpix AW110
Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW130 Price Not Yet Available

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Nikon Coolpix AW130 Specifications

Price Not Available
Screen TypeOLED
Screen Size3 inch
+ LENS & Focus
Optical Sensor Resolution16 MP
Focal Length24 - 120 mm
Sensor Size6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor TypeCMOS
ISO RatingAuto, 125-6400
MeteringMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Maximum Shutter Speed1/4000 sec
Auto FocusContrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom4x
Continuous Shots7.0 fps
Self TimerYes
Built in FlashYes
External FlashNo
Flash Range5.20 m (at Auto ISO)
Image Display Resolution921000 dots
Image StabilizerOptical
Video Display Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Video FormatMPEG-4, H.264
External StorageSD, SDHC, SDXC
Dimensions110 x 66 x 27 mm
Weight221 g
USB CableUSB 2.0
Battery TypeEN-EL12 Lithium-ion Battery
*Specifications & Colors are given for reference only. Please check with the seller before buying.

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