WATERPROOF: A back-illuminated 16 Megapixel CMOS sensor combined with the EXPEED C2 image processing system comes into its own underwater or in low light.
SHOCKPROOF: 5-axis Hybrid VR combines Lens-Shift and Electronic vibration reduction to counter camera shake and deliver sharp stills and smooth Full-HD movies.
For breathtaking pictures and mind-blowing movies the COOLPIX AW120 from Nikon is ready for extreme action. Designed for those seeking to capture adventures at dizzying heights or daring depths, this waterproof, freezeproof and shockproof camera is packed full of features to enhance any active lifestyle. Delivering outstanding image quality with a 5x optical zoom lens and Hybrid Vibration Reduction for when things get rocky, this robust compact also offers built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, so you can track and share extreme scenes instantly.
Available in black, orange or camouflage, the COOLPIX AW120 is the perfect travel companion, ready for anything Mother Nature may throw at it.
Push the Limits
Making a significant splash in Nikon’s pool of rugged tech, the COOLPIX AW120 is designed to follow you on adventures high or low, wet or dry. Able to withstand knocks and shocks in any environment, this tough little camera is waterproof to 18m, shockproof from heights up to 2m and freeze-proof to -10°C. So whether you enjoy cross-skiing in the alps, diving in the Red Sea or trekking in extreme terrain, every slide, splash, and climb can be recorded with exceptional clarity. Even when you're underwater or wearing thick gloves, a dedicated Action Control button allows you to operate the camera one-handed.
In the COOLPIX AW120, Nikon has successfully created a sturdy, feature-rich camera without compromising on the high performance customers have come to expect. The ultra-wide 24-120mm f/2.8 5x optical zoom lens gives optimal brightness even in the darkest of scenes on land or underwater. When you need even more reach, zoom up to 10x with Dynamic Fine Zoom while maintaining maximum image resolution. No matter where you are, the camera’s back-illuminated 16 Megapixel CMOS sensor ensures you can achieve great performance and clear images with low noise, even when shooting in low light conditions like a cave, or beneath the thick canopy of a rainforest.
Built-in Wi-Fi lets you share photos on your favourite social media sites and you can use your smart device as a remote control too.
FREEZEPROOF: The ultra-wide 24-120mm f/2.8 5x optical zoom lens covers the angles you need while Dynamic Fine Zoom extends the zoom to 10x retaining maximum image resolution.
With built-in Wi-Fi, the COOLPIX AW120 makes it easy to share great action shots while the adrenaline is still pumping. In a few simple steps you can send photos directly to any iOS or Android smart device ready to upload to Facebook, Instagram and other social networking sites. The Wi-Fi function also makes it possible to control the camera remotely and preview the scene you’re shooting using the connected smart device.
Enriching your sharing experience still further, you can add detailed location information to photos using the built-in GPS function. Recording latitude and longitude as Geotags, the clever tracking tool can also log your route, even when the camera is turned off. Other essential data like altitude, depth, atmospheric pressure and water pressure readings can also be viewed thanks to Quick Display. Perfect for those who love to travel, the tracking information can then be displayed using Nikon’s ViewNX 2 software or photo sharing sites like Nikon Image Space.
When adventures require more than stills, you can switch instantly from photo to video with one touch of the dedicated movie-record button and record in Full HD (1080p). Using the optical zoom with autofocus you’ll shoot exceptional quality video complete with stereo sound, and the COOLPIX AW120 will also record in slow or fast motion at speeds of 15-240fps. Ensuring rock-steady recordings, Hybrid Vibration Reduction combines Lens-shift VR and Electronic VR to enhance stability and counters the effects of camera shake in real time. Framing your shots perfectly on the 7.5cm (3 inch) 921k-dot OLED screen, you can play back and decide if you need another take. The OLED screen has both an anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment for clear shooting and playback, even in bright sunlight. As an exciting day of filming comes to a close, with HDMI connectivity your clear, crisp action movie can be enjoyed directly on HD televisions.
The lens can focus down to 1cm in Macro mode while location, altitude, depth, atmospheric pressure and water pressure readings can all be included in your images.
Capturing every stunt, jump and dive in perfect clarity, Nikon has ensured that the COOLPIX AW120 is fully loaded with auto-mode functions, effects and filters so you don’t miss that jaw-dropping shot. For fast activities, High-speed continuous shooting takes up to 5 shots at around 6.9fps with Best Shot Selector automatically selecting the sharpest image. When adventures move into badly lit areas, the camera’s dedicated light modes, like the Backlighting scene mode used in combination with Auto HDR, or Night Portrait mode, deliver superb results in any light, even without a tripod. Underwater mode automatically adjusts the camera’s white balance setting to capture underwater scenes just as you see them and Scene Modes such as Easy Panorama 360°/180° or Sunset automatically work to bring out the shot’s full potential.
Ready For Action
An irresistible combination of robust functionality and minimalist design, the Nikon COOLPIX AW120 couldn’t be easier to handle and operate. Measuring approximately 110 x 66 x 26mm and weighing around 213g including the battery, this compact travel companion won’t slow you down. Power for the camera is provided by a rechargeable Li-ion Battery which is supplied together with a Charging AC Adaptor, allowing the battery to be charged in the camera. High-speed USB charging via your laptop is also possible using the USB cable provided. In addition to the camera’s internal memory (approx 329MB), SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards (available separately) are all compatible. If you need somewhere to store all those amazing action shots, Nikon offers their customers 20GB of online cloud storage on the dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space.
For epic adventures and bumpy rides the COOLPIX AW120 from Nikon is an intelligent camera with outstanding performance everytime.
 Actual focal length 4.3-21.5mm (angle of view equivalent to that of a 24-120mm lens in 35mm  format).
 Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and Android compatible) on your smart device.
 An HDMI cable (not supplied) with a Type D connector is required.