Nikon 1 - AW1


The AW1 is a waterproof, freeze proof, and shockproof camera (if used with an AW lens):

  • Sensor: 14.2mp Nikon CMOS sensor, 13.2x8.8 (2.7x crop)
  • Mount: Nikon CX
  • Images: 4608x3072 JPEG or compressed 12-bit NEF maximum, 15 fps max with AF
  • Video:  1080P/30, 1080i/60, 720P/60/30, 240P/400, 120P/1200, MPEG4 MOV file, stereo PCM audio
  • Shutter: electronic 30 sec to 1/16,000 sec, bulb
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 7 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 160-6400
  • Focus: on imaging sensor 135 point phase detection plus contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display: 3" 921k dot fixed TFT LCD, no viewfinder
  • Flash: GN 21 ft (6.3m, at ISO 160), Pop-up iTTL, no hot shoe, 1/60 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: IR receiver on front of camera (ML-L3 controller optional)
  • Other Notable Features: motion snapshot (1 second at 1080P/60 plus full resolution still), smart photo selector, eight creative shooting modes including panorama, WU-1b wireless adapter option, GPS and GLONASS location support, including depth meter, waterproof to 49 feet (15m), freeze proof to 14°F (-10°C), shockproof to 6.6 ft (2m)
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Battery: EN-EL20, 220 shots CIPA standard
  • Size: 4.5 x 2.8 x 1.5" (114 x 72 x 37) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 7.1 ounces (201g)
  • Colors: White, Black, Silver
  • Price: US$799 with 11-27.5mm kit lens, US$999 with 10mm and 11-27.5mm lenses
  • Current firmware: version A1.11 B1.11 (February 2015)
  • Announced: September 19, 2013, shipped October 2013

Lenses for the Nikon 1 cameras

Thom's Review of the Nikon AW1

Support this site by ordering this product from the following advertiser:

Looking for gear-specific information? Check out our other Web sites:
DSLRS: | general:| Z System: | film SLR:

sansmirror: all text and original images © 2024 Thom Hogan
portions Copyright 1999-2023 Thom Hogan
All Rights Reserved — the contents of this site, including but not limited to its text, illustrations, and concepts, 
may not be utilized, directly or indirectly, to inform, train, or improve any artificial intelligence program or system.