Nikon 1 AW1

Released October, 2013
  • 14.2 MP
  • Nikon CX 13.2 x 8.8 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
Nikon will release the camera along with two weatherproof lenses for single and dual-lens kits.
by c|net (Sep, 2013)
8.7 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Nikon 1 AW1

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

1 AW1
7.8
K-5 IIs
9.6
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

1 AW1
6.6
K-5 IIs
5.1
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

1 AW1
10.0
K-5 IIs
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

1 AW1
9.3
K-5 IIs
9.6
Reviews from nikonrumors.com, 1001noisycameras.com, reviews.cnet.com, techradar.com and 1 more

8.7

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

1 AW1
8.7
K-5 IIs
9.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Nikon 1 AW1

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

1 AW1
428 ISO
Alpha A6000
1,347 ISO
D5300
1,338 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

1 AW1
15 fps
EOS M
4.3 fps
D5200
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

1 AW1
220 photos
K-5 IIs
980 photos
D5300
600 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

1 AW1
20.2 bits
D5200
24.2 bits
Alpha A6000
24.1 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

1 AW1
10.9 ev
K-5 IIs
14.1 ev
D5200
13.9 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Type CMOS
Megapixels 14.2 MP
Resolution 4608 x 3072
Size Nikon CX
Area 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Crop factor 2.7x
Pixel size 8.2 microns
Light sensitivity 160 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 160 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Codecs
  1. NEF
  2. RAW
  3. JPEG
Self cleaning sensor No

focus system

Type Hybrid detection
Focus points 135
Supports continuous Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder None

performance

Max continuous shooting 15 fps
Battery life 220 photos
Continuous shooting 15 fps

video

Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p No
Shoots high speed video Yes
External mic jack None
Autofocus while shooting video Hybrid detection
Autofocus type Hybrid detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes

display

Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view Yes

shutter

Min 30 s
Max 1/16000 s

form factor

Size 114 x 72 x 37 mm
Thickness 37 mm
Weight 201 g
Is weather sealed Yes

features

Includes a GPS Yes
Supports HDR Yes
WiFi Yes
Automatic panorama Yes
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization None
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