Nikon Coolpix AW110 in the Test

The Nikon generic name lipitor pravastatin Coolpix AW110 reaches for the Crown in the outdoor compact camera class. Can she catch up to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5?

For an Outdoorkamera, the Nikon Coolpix AW110 looks very simple. A handy hip flask with internal optics. Good to tuck away in a suitcase, backpack, pocket or one of the many pockets of an all-weather jacket. Otherwise only the version in the brown green camouflage dress reminiscent of any wild life out there, all other versions of the Nikon Coolpix AW110 (blue, black, copper color) look rather than catwalk after survival training.

Only a look at the details shows the high-class processing of Nikon Coolpix AW110: cover the tray with connectors, battery and memory card is very stable, the circumferential sealing is strongly pressed by the lid. Looks like solid technique.

Action Control For Real Life

The buttons on the back of the camera the Nikon Coolpix AW110 have crisp pressure points, however small. This is a protection against accidental pressing of keys on one side. On the other hand, it is an imposition if the camera must be set under adverse conditions. Cold, snow, rain, storm, sand and dirt are not suitable for sensitive adjustment activities, it must be already robust.

A special button on the side called Action Control should help here. In the manual of the Nikon Coolpix AW110’s said: “If the (action) key is pressed, you can run the function by shaking the camera.” We could understand this “feature” but only partially. Nothing went with shaking, the setting settled with light tapping on the side of the camera sometimes change. Reliably goes differently.

The menu of the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is extensive, the Division in the areas of recording, movie, GPS options and preferences makes it clear however. It has direct access to exposure compensation, Flash, self timer and macro via dedicated buttons. A mode button opens up a variety of special features. In addition to the aforementioned action-control button, here also the lush GPS options of the Nikon Coolpix AW110 be brought to view: GPS, barometer, altimeter from 300 up to 4500 meters, depth gauge (up to 20 m depth) and electric compass, everything is on board.

Good Overview

The 3-inch display of the Nikon Coolpix AW110 is crisp-sharp with its 205,000 RGB pixels. All colors are rendered realistically and the angular dependence is low; even at extreme angles, brightness and color change little. The font size in the menu is pleasantly clear and large. The icons are small, but clear.

The display brightness is adjustable over five levels, and the gradation is rather low. Overall, the display quality is a big improvement over the previous model Nikon Coolpix AW100. Part of a video mode with stereo sound and full-HD quality facilities such as a panoramic mode up to 360 °, a 3D mode and various filter effects.

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With a Wi-Fi module , the Nikon Coolpix AW110 can absorb contact with Android or IOS. A live image can be shown on your Smartphone or tablet. Also a control of the camera through its own app is not a camera access with the PC via Wi-Fi possible, however.

The internal zoom has a zoom range of 28-140 mm (KB) with a light intensity of 3.9 to 4.8. Outdoordurchschnitt. An optical image stabilization for blur-free shots, also a digital “motion detection” fix motion blur.

Image Quality: Featured Performance

The image quality of the Nikon Coolpix AW110 corresponds to what you can expect from a 16-Megapixel sensor . The Center resolution is at ISO 125 1413 LP/BRA, the waste of edge of the is very clearly with nearly 400 LP/bra. Moreover, a relatively strong Pincushion distortion.

Biggest gripe, however, is the excessive intervention of the processor, too smooth structures. The faces of our test models Act spotted there as with a drop of oil. More than some competitors stronger noise annoys and manifests itself even in the comparatively high Kurtosiswerten (ISO 125 1.6, ISO 400 2.3, ISO 800 4.0). It would be desirable that Nikon this corrective action engages with a firmware update, because otherwise the images of Nikon Coolpix AW110 can can be quite see.

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Review Conclusion

The Nikon Coolpix AW110 is significantly better than the previous model Nikon Coolpix AW100 (test)with 50.0 points, as electronicsmatter says. She can’t reach but the water the class-leading Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (Test) .