Waterproof, shockproof, freeze-proof, and dustproof, the Nikon 1 AW1 is ready for every stylish adventure.
From epic adventure to everyday action, the Nikon 1 AW1 delivers on every level. Small enough to carry, and fast enough to leap into action, this adventure-proof camera is protected from accidents and whatever Mother Nature might have in store. With an impressive array of sophisticated in-camera features and Nikon’s advanced hybrid autofocus system, the Nikon 1 AW1 ensures every picture is sharp and bright, and every movie smooth and natural. Compatible with the complete range of dedicated, interchangeable 1 NIKKOR lenses, including the two latest water and shockproof models, you’ll record still images and movies without compromise.
A fusion of style, portability and high performance, with the added benefit of all-weather protection, the Nikon 1 AW1 is ready to capture great shots in any situation.
Super fast advanced Hybrid AF ensures that you capture precisely focused photos and movies, every time - even in low light.
Waterproof to 15m, the built-in compact flash unit illuminates the details of underwater subjects you can get close to, or land based subjects up to 6m away.
Able to withstand knocks and shocks in any environment the Nikon 1 AW1 is waterproof to 15m, shockproof from heights up to 2m, freeze-proof to -10°C, and fully dustproof. Rubber sealing at critical points, as well as an O-ring for the lens mount, ensure water doesn’t enter the camera, while double-locking battery and USB/HDMI compartment covers reduce the chances of accidental opening. If you’re planning a snorkelling trip, the pop-up flash is also waterproof to the same depth as the camera, so you can capture low-light scenes underwater.
Fast Action, Superior Image Quality
Action doesn’t wait, and with the Nikon 1 AW1 you don’t need to either. The quick, precise Nikon 1 advanced hybrid AF system boasts fast phase-detection AF for high-speed movement, and contrast-detect AF for capturing subtle detail. The 14.2-megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor offers an ISO range up to 6400 for superb low-light performance and astonishing clarity. Enabling carefree shooting at its best, Nikon’s EXPEED 3A dual-processing engine powers continuous shooting at 15fps with autofocus, and up to 60fps with fixed-point AF, giving you the ability to capture high-quality images of even super-fast action.
Effortless Outdoor Shooting
An irresistible combination of robust functionality and classic minimalist design, the Nikon 1 AW1 couldn’t be easier to handle and operate. The non-slip grip and extra space between control buttons facilitates easier operation, while the Outdoor display mode makes menus easier to read when shooting under bright sunlight or in murky underwater conditions. One-touch Action Control allows you to change shooting mode, adjust settings, and review photos or movies simply by pressing the button and tilting the camera to the left or right. This one-hand operation, manageable even with gloves on, adds a whole new dimension to shooting ease, and by releasing the Action Control button your settings are fixed ready to capture the moment.
Live Image Control lets you quickly enhance your photos before you take them. Adjust settings and see the effect in real time on the LCD monitor.
The 14.2-megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor offers an ISO range up to 6400 for beautiful low-light detail.
Pinpoint your Location
The Nikon 1 AW1 offers a variety of exciting in-camera environmental sensing functions that help keep track of your adventures as well as making composition easier. Support for both GPS and GLONASS means the camera can accurately and reliably determine your location. A dual altimeter/depth gauge lets you track altitude from –500m to 4,500m or capture how deep you are underwater. An electronic compass allows you to check your heading, and when shooting underwater or on an uneven surface the virtual horizon tool assists in keeping the camera level. Location information is both visible on screen and included with your photos in the EXIF image data, so the supplied ViewNX 2 software can later display all your pictures on a map.
Shooting Full HD 1080p movies complete with stereo sound, the Nikon 1 AW1 makes it possible to capture footage underwater, in freezing temperatures, or in the middle of fast-moving action. In Advanced Movie Mode, creative control is enhanced with options to adjust aperture, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, filters and effects. You can also film with a smaller frame size, achieve dramatic effects in extreme slow motion and while recording HD movies you can still take a full-resolution photo without skipping a frame. Once you have your movie in the can, the recording can be enjoyed directly on HD televisions thanks to integrated HDMI connectivity.
The Nikon 1 AW1 knows how to have fun and with a wide range of filters and effects can turn ordinary shots into extraordinary masterpieces. Creative Mode lets you apply filters and effects to photos before you shoot, or access PSAM shooting modes for total control. Live Image Control lets you intuitively explore settings to freeze action, tweak lighting, or blur backgrounds. Simply adjust the on-screen control bars until the preview image looks the way you want it, then shoot to capture your perfectly composed photo.
Just too much to show. The Nikon 1 AW1 covers everything from moody monochrome views and tropical landscapes, through to close-ups of cool drinks and coral fronds.
Life Through a Lens
The best lenses lead to the best images, and NIKKOR lenses are nothing short of exceptional, with a wide range of compatible NIKKOR 1 lenses available for the Nikon 1 AW1. The latest 1 NIKKOR AW 11–27.5mm f/3.5–5.6 zoom lens and the 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 wide-angle lens are not only as stylish and robust as the camera but are also water, shock and freeze-proof. For still more possibilities, the optional FT1 mount adapter even lets the Nikon 1 AW1 use NIKKOR DSLR lenses.
To take full advantage of the camera’s potential the Nikon 1 AW1 is compatible with a wide range of optional accessories including the WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter that lets you share images in an instant, or remotely control the camera with a smartphone.
Impeccable in every way, don't just love life, live it, with Nikon 1 AW1.
 In-house tests with a waterproof 1 NIKKOR lens attached have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproof performance, JIS/IEC Class 6 (IP6X) dustproof performance, and have passed MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock standard. Shockproof performance not guaranteed when the built-in flash is raised.
 Based on Nikon performance tests, the Nikon 1 AW1 can shoot full-size images at approximately 60fps for up to 20 frames when focus mode is set to AF-S and focus and exposure for the first frame is fixed. With autofocus tracking on you can shoot at approximately 15 fps for up to 22 frames.
 An HDMI cable (not supplied) with a Type C connector is required.
 Compatible with smart devices using Android OS and iOS. A Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility that can be downloaded free from Google Play and iTunes must be installed on the smart device prior to use.