Nikon 1 AW1

  • Nikon 1 AW1
81
Based on 28 scores, 46 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    17
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Rugged design.
  • Waterproof to 49 feet.
  • Integrated GPS.

Cons:

  • Pricey.
  • Controls may frustrate advanced photographers.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld on 80

The Nikon 1 AW1 is the company's most fully realized compact system camera of the past three years. It's a rugged model that, unusually, takes really good photographs, and with consistency. Perhaps that's something worth paying a...

By reviewed.com on 77

Perhaps saying that a camera straddles the Mendoza line isn't the most rousing endorsement, but the Nikon AW1 offers a very average performance—with a twist. A ruggedized interchangeable lens camera is certainly a novel take on the mirrorless compact,...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

Digital Life News Cameras Technology News DateMarch 6, 2014 (2) Read later This variation on the Nikon 1 J3 is a 14-megapixel camera that is waterproof to 15 metres, freeze-proof to -10C and can be safely dropped from a height of two...

By brisbanetimes.com.au on

As a unique product - an underwater camera that doesn't need an additional special housing - it is an outstanding addition to Nikon's product line-up. It is not a camera for everyday use; it is for anyone who goes in for eyeball-to-eyeball encounters...

By Camera Labs on 83

The Nikon 1 AW is an excellent choice for picture taking either in or out of the water. It produces better quality images than typical fixed-lens waterproof compacts, is less expensive and fiddly than conventional cameras with underwater housings and...

By itreviews.com on 60

The Nikon 1 AW1 is the first interchangeable lens camera that you can take deep underwater, but it's best left in automatic...

By Digital Trends on 65

The Nikon 1 J3 is a solid ILC, but it didn't overwhelm us. However, take that same camera and make it waterproof and shockproof, name it the AW1, and it's hard to not make an overwhelming recommendation. Also, there's nothing else in the world like it....

By Amateur Photographer on 79

In the AW1, Nikon has delivered the most rugged system camera on the market. Despite being built like a tank and able to survive demanding drops and harsh environments, it is not entirely faultless. The lack of manual controls makes it incredibly slow to...

By Macworld UK on 80

Are you into adventure sports, but at the same time appreciate a great looking photograph and moreover camera? Then Nikon’s innovative AW1 might be a good fit. It’s freeze proof to -10°C, drop proofed to withstand a fall from two metres onto 2-inch...

By DigitalVersus on 100

Nikon has taken a bit of a risk in making the AW1 a waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof DSLM that's also mainly geared up for use in Auto mode. But as if being the first underwater mirrorless lens-switcher wasn't innovative enough, the AW1 also...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

The Nikon 1 AW1 is a water-, freeze-, dust- and shockproof compact system camera featuring a 14.2-megapixel “CX” format sensor and the Nikon 1 lens mount. Boasting continuous shooting speeds of 15fps with continuous autofocus and 60fps with fixed-point...

By CNET Australia on 82

An ideal companion for your active life, the Nikon 1 AW1 offers interchangeable lenses and better image quality than your standard waterproof...

By TechRadar AU on 80

We have to hand it to Nikon for introducing a toughened, yet attractive, waterproof system camera with plenty of features and decent performance. Sure, other cameras will give you better image quality for the money, but some compromises have to be made...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The Nikon 1 AW1 is unique in offering a completely waterproof and shockproof interchangeable lens camera, making it ideal for travelling, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, or for giving to the kids to take photos with. Although with a limited number...

By What Digital Camera on

he Nikon D600 is one of the most affordable full-frame DSLRs ever, so is it the camera we’ve all been waiting for? We find out in the What Digital Camera Nikon D600...

By What Digital Camera on

Nikon has entered new territory by announcing the world's first fully waterproof and shockproof interchangeable lens camera - the Nikon 1 AW1. Positioned beside the Nikon 1 S1, Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 V2 in the company's expanding 1-series lineup, the...

By NeoCamera on 40

Image quality of this mirrorless depends on what it is compared against. Its 2.7X crop-factor sensor puts it well ahead of most fixed-lens cameras, including all other waterproof camera, yet it reamains behind the majority of mirrorless ones.Still, the...

By Digital Photography Review on

1. Introduction2. Specifications3. Body & Design Nikon AW1 First Impressions Review September 2013 | By Barnaby Britton and Jeff Keller Tweet Well now here's a pleasant surprise - Nikon has released a rugged, waterproof mirrorless interchangeable lens...

International Review By agdlab.pl on

Cyfrowy zapis w postaci obrazów i filmów to duże wsparcie dla pamięci, gdy chcemy przypomnieć sobie o urlopie, wesołych imprezach. Do niedawna dobrej jakości wspomnienia z głębin wymagały zaawansowanego sprzętu i drogich obudów podwodnych....

International Review By 01Net on 80

Dans la catégorie des appareils renforcés et étanches, le Nikon 1 AW1 est le seul appareil hybride à optiques interchangeables. Ses "grosses" optiques et son capteur bien plus grand que celui des compacts lui permettent donc de dominer largement la...