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Nikon 1 AW1
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Nikon 1 AW1

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Nikon AW1 – Waterproof Underwater Camera

yooip.com
27 January 2015
Overall 5
4.6

Nikon 1 AW1 Review

photographylife.com
22 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Waterproof, shockproof, mirrorless and with a 14mp sensor larger than most point-and-shoot sensors, the Nikon 1 AW1 (MSRP $799.95) is the only camera in its class. It seemed an ideal choice for a photographer with a bad case of pixelitis who was going to ride an overgrown innertube down the raging...
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Nikon 1 AW1

Channel5
15 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Ten years ago you wouldn’t have dreamt of taking your digital camera into the swimming pool, but thanks to today’s tech advancements, everything from your phone to your tablet is now waterproof.
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Overall 7
7.1
Value for money 8
8.0
Display 6
6.0
Video quality 6
6.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0
Appearance 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0

Nikon 1 AW1 Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
15 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Sometimes a lot of things can happen real fast: a car that pulls out in front of you, dinner that burns, a child that falls, all in the blink of an eye. But when do you actually get to have something amazing happen real fast? How about 60 frames in a second? That’s fast; that’s exciting.
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Nikon 1 AW1 Mirrorless Camera Review

Shutterbug
13 May 2014
  • Excerpt: The Nikon 1 AW1 is the first digital compact system camera that can be used for diving or other active sports without an additional protective case. Protected by a stainless steel front cover, all function elements, card slots, and interfaces are protected by sealed covers.
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Overall 7
7.2

Expert Review

reviewed
12 March 2014
Overall 8
8.3

Nikon 1 AW1

Camera Labs
1 March 2014
  • Summary: The Nikon AW1 is the World's first compact system camera designed for underwater use. It's waterproof to a depth of 15 metres, will survive a drop from 2 metres and is freezeproof to -10C.
  • Pros: Waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, freezeproof., Waterproof interchangable lenses., Bigger sensor than other underwater cameras., Built-in GPS., Good water handling characteristics.
  • Cons: Lens seals require annual maintenance., No built-in Wifi., No waterproof strap accessory., Corner located tripod mount.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon 1 AW1 Review

Digitaltrends
16 February 2014
  • Conclusion: 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.
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Overall 7
7.0

Nikon 1 AW1

PC Magazine
4 February 2014
  • Conclusion: The Nikon 1 AW1 is the first interchangeable lens camera that you can take deep underwater, but it's best left in automatic mode.
  • Pros: Rugged design. Waterproof to 49 feet. Integrated GPS. Good high ISO performance. Very fast burst shooting and focus. Unique shooting modes. 1080i60 and slow-motion video support.
  • Cons: Pricey. Controls may frustrate advanced photographers. Electronic shutter limits sync speed. External adapter required to add Wi-Fi support. Limited lens selection.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon 1 AW1 review: Waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

Macworld
30 December 2013
  • Conclusion: 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 premium. Gavin is a Macworld U.K.
  • Pros: Rugged qualities ensure a built-to-last construction, Sharp images
  • Cons: Occasional problem with inner glass of lens misting up, No eye level viewfinder
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