From the Manufacturer:
Ready for this adventure called life - the world's first waterproof, shockproof, interchangeable lens camera is finally here! From mountaineering to a day at the water park, the Nikon 1 AW1 delivers quality without compromise.
Built for Life
Offer your adventure-seeking customers the durability and performance they demand with the new Nikon 1 AW1. This addition to the Nikon 1 series of interchangeable lens cameras delivers high-quality images anywhere with its tough, waterproof, shockproof, freeze-proof construction, letting users stay in the action.
• Waterproof to 15m/49ft without bulky cases
• Shockproof to 2m/6.6ft
• Freeze-proof to -10 degrees C/14 degrees F
High-speed continuous shooting at 15 fps with full autofocus, or 60 fps fixed focus, means Nikon 1 AW1 users never miss a moment. The 1 inch 14.2 MP CMOS Sensor produces stellar image quality even in low light conditions making this a perfect option for customers who want to capture everything from a day of snorkeling to a child's dance recital.
In a world accustomed to sharing life's exciting moments instantly, the Nikon 1 AW1 delivers. Customers can upload high-quality creative images and videos anytime, anywhere, using the WU-1b adaptor (sold separately), then share to social media sites, email or text to friends and family.
Two dedicated underwater lenses provide the ultimate in creativity and convenience. The 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 captures wide-angle landscapes to medium-telephoto images without a lens change. For landscapes, underwater scenes, portraits, and low light occasions the 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8 is a workhorse lens providing fast shutter speeds and flattering portraits, all with a slim profile.
The Nikon 1 AW1's rugged versatility is perfect for consumers seeking a camera that can keep up with their active lifestyle without compromising image quality.
Durability and performance for adventure
At last, stunning images from a camera you don’t need to baby. From kayaking to mountain climbing, keep the rugged Nikon 1 AW1 by your side. Waterproof to 49 feet without a bulky protective housing—carry it rafting, swimming or snorkeling. Freezeproof to 14°F and shockproof to 6.6 feet, it’s ideal for snow sports and biking. Geotag images with the built-in GPS to share on GoogleEarth or other GPS-based social networking sites.
Capture fleeting moments in detail
Never miss a memory again. Whether it’s a monster snowboard trick or your daughter’s first dance recital, trust important moments to the world’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate (approx. 15 fps with AF) camera. Shooting at 60 FPS fixed focus or 15 FPS full autofocus; the Nikon 1 AW1 also features a 1-inch 14.2 megapixel CMOS image sensor for superior image quality even in low light conditions.
Perfectly timed shots and real-time creativity
Life doesn’t have a replay button, but the Nikon 1 AW1 does. Have you ever missed a photo because you pressed the shutter a split-second too late? Never again! Slow View Mode allows you to slow a clip of action and then select a perfectly timed shot. Get creative with the easy-to-use Live Image Control by simply sliding the control bar to preview effects such as Background Softening or Motion Blur.
Don’t wait to share your excitement
Share your adventures at the speed of life. The Nikon 1 AW1 isn’t just a rugged photo-taking companion; it’s ready to share your creations as well. Upload high-quality creative images and videos anytime, anywhere, to your smartphone, tablet or other Wi-Fi enabled device using the WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter (sold separately), then share to social media sites, email or text to friends and family.
Life’s exhilarating moments captured on video
Shoot Full HD 1080p video where no interchangeable lens camera ever could before—underwater, in freezing temperatures, and in the middle of the action, so don’t hold back. The Nikon 1 AW1 is ready to multi task, shooting video while simultaneously capturing high-quality still images. Don’t worry about interrupting your video, just depress the shutter-release button at any time during HD Video recording.
Add creativity and detail with Creative Modes and Underwater Controls
Adventures take effort. Show off those rewarding moments using Selective color, Miniature Effect and Easy Panorama; that make creating artful images and sweeping landscapes easy. Underwater White Balance delivers rich beautiful colors in the ocean, lake or the family pool.
Focus on the shot, not your camera
Action doesn’t wait. Don’t lose time navigating menus, especially in extreme conditions. Simple Graphic User Interface menus and Action Control, make navigating menus easy using a tilt of a gloved hand. Even more exciting, an integrated altitude indicator, depth gauge and virtual horizon add exciting details to your images.
Extraordinary moments deserve extraordinary quality
Relive extraordinary moments in tack-sharp detail. The Nikon 1 AW1’s 1-inch CX-format CMOS image sensor delivers images superior to cell phones and compact digital cameras, even in low light.
Compatible with all Nikon 1 lenses
Looking for variety? Two dedicated underwater lenses provide protection for your wet sports, but for everyday use, the full line of regular 1 NIKKOR lenses are compatible, giving you even more ways to express yourself through inspired images.