Nikon AW120 with Nikon AW100 Comparison

Nikon AW120 and Nikon AW100 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • August, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-120 mm (5x) F2.8-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-4.8 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • Built-In GPS
  • 110 x 66 x 26 mm, 213g.
  • 110 x 65 x 23 mm, 178g.
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Nikon AW120 Scores


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

Nikon AW100 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
30
Value for money score
55
Portability score
97
Overall score
37

Nikon Coolpix AW100 with Nikon Coolpix AW120 Overview


Let's compare Coolpix AW120 with Coolpix AW100. Both cameras produced Nikon. These models are included in the Waterproof cameras. Nikon AW120 was released in 2014, and Nikon AW100 in 2011. Coolpix AW120 is newer, which is a plus. Coolpix AW100 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. 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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Coolpix AW120 has image stabilization(Optical), Coolpix AW100 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-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 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Coolpix AW120 has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Coolpix AW120 Coolpix AW100
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model Coolpix AW120 Coolpix AW100
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 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 460k 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 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.20 no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a n/a
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 CMOS
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 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 125 125
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
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 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL12 EN-EL12
Physical
Weight 213 g 178 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 66 x 26 mm 110 x 65 x 23 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD / SDHC/SDXC SD / SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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