Nikon AW120 with Fujifilm XP30 Comparison

Nikon AW120 and Fujifilm XP30 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • August, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-120 mm (5x) F2.8-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • Built-In GPS
  • 110 x 66 x 26 mm, 213g.
  • 99 x 68 x 24 mm, 165g.
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Nikon AW120 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
54
Value for money score
67
Portability score
95
Overall score
51

Fujifilm XP30 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
34
Value for money score
57
Portability score
97
Overall score
40

Fujifilm FinePix XP30 with Nikon Coolpix AW120 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Coolpix AW120 with FujiFilm FinePix XP30. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Nikon AW120 was released in 2014, and Fujifilm XP30 in 2011. Coolpix AW120 is newer, which is a plus. FinePix XP30 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Coolpix AW120 is greater than that of FinePix XP30. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (Coolpix AW120), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Nikon AW120, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Nikon AW120 has a larger 3-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon Coolpix AW120 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Coolpix AW120 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Coolpix AW120 FinePix XP30
Brand Nikon FujiFilm
Model Coolpix AW120 FinePix XP30
Announced February, 2014 August, 2011
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 9
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.20 3.10
Flash Modes n/a Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 125 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots 200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12 NP-45A
Physical
Weight 213 g 165 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 66 x 26 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD / SDHC/SDXC SD / SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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