Nikon 1 AW1

Nikon 1 AW1


The Nikon 1 AW1

Just taking a moment to introduce you to the Nikon 1 

along with it’s accessories.



Overview of the camera from Nikon Reviews

Waterproof, shockproof and Freezeproof
Advanced Hybird Autofocus system
Slow view with up to 20 fps recorded

Nikon 1 AW1.  is the new addition to the  Nikon 1 Series is waterproof down to 15 m (49 ft), can withstand drops from up to 2 m (6.6 ft), and operates in sub-freezing temperatures.




Listed features:

Waterproof and Dustproof

The waterproof construction lets you point and shoot at depths down to 15 m (49 ft)* using its dedicated lenses. O-rings and seals installed at critical locations also function to keep dust and sand out of the camera and lenses.


With the ability to withstand drops of up to 2 m (6.6 ft)* and still come up shooting, you can sling the camera over your shoulder and be assured of recording all the action wherever you go.

Note: Shockproof performance capabilities of the camera body do not apply to the pop-up flash.


Capable of normal digital and mechanical operation at sub-freezing temperatures of -10 °C (14 °F), Nikon 1 AW1 offers the means to enjoy extreme winter sports and share all the thrills afterwards.

Advanced hybrid AF system

Nikon 1 AW1 employs an advanced hybrid autofocus system, which automatically selects the appropriate autofocus method depending on the scene.

High-speed continuous shooting

Working in tandem with phase-detection AF, this mode delivers 15 perfectly focused frames per second of even moving subjects – the ideal solution for shooting fast-breaking action such as sports and wildlife photos.

Intuitive Features

Slow view

Knowing just when to take the shot while trying to capture fast-moving action can sometimes be difficult. Slow view solves this problem. Simply press the shutter-release button halfway and Nikon 1 AW1 records up to 20 frames in just over a second. Then, pick and choose the best shot from this slow-motion sequence.

Smart Photo Selector

The Smart Photo Selector mode allows your Nikon 1 AW1 to record up to 20 images and will automatically save the five most pleasing shots. Unneeded images are deleted for you. No more worries about missing a great shot due to people blinking, falling out of the frame or blur caused by a shaky hand.

Motion Snapshot

Shooting with Motion Snapshot appends four seconds of slow-motion video and selectable music to a normal snapshot. Just point and shoot. Motion Snapshots are created in-camera so no special editing skills or software are required and are ready to be enjoyed immediately.

HD movies with advanced movie mode

Creators of short videos will appreciate the versatility of Nikon 1 AW1. Just enable Advanced movie mode and you’ll have access to programmed auto, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto and manual settings, giving you the freedom to add a cinematic feel to special moments.

Waterproof and shockproof 1 NIKKOR lenses

A ruggedly stylish camera deserves an equally rugged lens. Nikon gives you two: The 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens and 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 single focal length lens. Both are shockproof from drops as high as 2 m (6.6 ft)** and feature waterproof performance down to 15 m (49 ft)† for the zoom lens and 20 m (65.6 ft)† for the single focal length lens.

Note: Waterproof performance is 15 m (49 ft) when 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 is attached to Nikon 1 AW1.

* In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproof performance, with special-purpose waterproof lens attached.
† Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5: Shock standard, with special-purpose waterproof lens attached.
** Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5: Shock standard when attached to the waterproof camera.

Price range = Aprox. $796.95 before a rebate. Price varies slightly depending on where you purchase it.

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