When your life is full of amazing views and big moments, it's hard not to share them all. Make the COOLPIX AW130 part of your go-to gear and start turning those radical moments into photos and Full HD videos that amaze. Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof†, the COOLPIX AW130 is ready for adventures. With built-in Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communication technology (NFC)**, you can transfer your photos right to a compatible smartphone so you don't have to wait to share them; and built-in GPS records your coordinates and maps your shots. Strap the COOLPIX AW130 to your chest with Nikon’s optional harness and create jaw-dropping first-person photo sequences and videos that'll make your friends feel like they were there. And since it's a Nikon camera, the COOLPIX AW130 and it’s wide-angle (24mm equivalent) NIKKOR glass lens delivers image quality in a class of its own, even in low light.

**NFC feature for Android™ v 4.0 or later smart devices only
†Waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof limitations
  • 16.0 MP Low-light CMOS Sensor
  • 5x Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens
  • 1080p Full HD Video with Stereo Sound
  • Wi-Fi® + NFC Built-in Connectivity
  1. Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  2. Wi-Fi/NFC

Built for adventures

Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof

The Coolpix AW130 is the camera that can go anywhere. Take it snorkeling, Scuba diving, rafting or fishing—it’s waterproof down to 100 feet. Take it skiing or snowboarding—it’s freezeproof to 14° F. Even take it biking, climbing, skating or hiking—it can withstand drops from as high as 7 feet. Always bring home amazing views.

COOLPIX AW130 photo of tandem hang gliders with the image inset on a tablet and phone and the camera

Share your photos in a snap

Quickly and easily send photos wirelessly from your Wi-Fi & NFC enabled COOLPIX AW130 to a compatible smartphone or tablet± using the Wireless Mobile Utility app. Share your great photos on the go, even in remote locations, or use a smartphone or tablet to control your camera.
Photo of a hotel inset on a map with the GPS icon inset

See where you've been

Built-in GPS, mapping, Electronic Compass and Points of Interest (POI) for creating amazing photo journals

Relive the excitement of your travels in a whole new way. The COOLPIX AW130 records the exact location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your adventure and every stunning view along the way! Share your journeys on Google Maps™, Google+™, and other social networking sites, or with the downloadable Nikon View NX2 software. Built-in mapping and Electronic Compass also help you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and Points of Interest (POI) show you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks. The COOLPIX AW130 is the ultimate travel companion!
COOLPIX AW130 photo of a skiier in the snow on a mountain

Freeze action in its tracks

Hold down the shutter button and fire up to 5 shots per second

Create amazing action sequences with the touch of a button. When the action speeds up, just hold down the shutter button and fire off up to 5 shots per second (5 shots continuously). You'll get views of fast-moving subjects you may never have seen.
COOLPIX AW130 underwater photo of fish and coral, with the Full HD video icon inset

Mind-blowing videos

With the press of a button, the COOLPIX AW130 becomes a high-performance video camera. 5-axis Hybrid Vibration Reduction (VR) helps you shoot stable, smooth videos without a tripod, and a built-in stereo mic captures high-fidelity sound. Shoot stills while you're recording video, combine short clips into a 30-second montage, even create amazing time-lapse movies right in the camera.
COOLPIX AW130 underwater photo of a turtle in focus and blurry showing VR image stabilization

Keep it steady

There’s nothing worse than a shaky handheld video. As soon as you start recording with the COOLPIX AW130, Hybrid VR (Vibration Reduction) activates and combats camera shake for sharper steadier home movies.
COOLPIX AW130 underwater photo of a school of yellow fish and the camera inset

Enjoy the view

The COOLPIX AW130's large, Wide Viewing Angle OLED display makes it easy to compose your shots or monitor your video recording. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure, too—every shot looks fantastic on the display.
COOLPIX AW130 underwater photo of a red fish and the Target Finding AF icon

Intelligent autofocus

It's frustrating when a smartphone camera focuses on the wrong thing. With the COOLPIX AW130, Target Finding AF quickly determines your intended subject and puts the focus where it belongs—on your subject.

Photo of a person in a green ski jacket in the snow holding the yellow COOLPIX AW130 and the camera inset next to the photo

Creative control even in gloves

More creativity at your fingertips—even if your fingertips are enclosed in ski gloves! The COOLPIX AW130's handy Action Control feature makes it easy to adjust specific camera settings. Wrapped up in the action with no time to change settings? The COOLPIX AW130 automatically adjusts camera settings. And if you're looking to add creativity, select in-camera effects such as black and white, or selective color. There's even an underwater mode to keep images colorful and properly exposed.

Technology

  • VR image stabilization

    VR image stabilization

    A Nikon technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake.
  • ISO 6400

    ISO 6400

    Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 6400 ISO.
  • CMOS

    CMOS

    Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor, one of the two main types of image sensors used in digital cameras. The Nikon COOLPIX CMOS image sensor with a backside illumination structure increases the amount of light that each pixel receives. The resulting improvement in noise and sensitivity reduction makes the select COOLPIX cameras more capable when shooting night scenes or in dark indoor situations.
  • Clear Color Display

    Clear Color Display

    This innovative technology improves screen visibility for a more vivid, clear image when taking and sharing pictures. Reflections are minimized while contrast and power savings are improved. (In select COOLPIX models).
  • Smart Portrait System

    Smart Portrait System

    Nikon’s Smart Portrait System incorporates into COOLPIX cameras a series of automatic functions, including In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, Improved Face-Priority AF, Face Priority AE, Smile Mode, Blink Warning, Skin Softening and D-Lighting.
  • Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Scene Auto Selector / Easy Auto Mode

    Nikon COOLPIX cameras are so smart they know what kind of picture you're taking and can automatically select from six commonly used scene modes, eliminating the mode-setting procedure and streamlining the shooting process.
  • Target Finding AF

    Target Finding AF

    Select COOLPIX digital cameras utilize the Target Finding AF feature which instantaneously assesses the intended subject and automatically adjusts the AF area according to its size to assure clearly focused images.
  • Subject Tracking

    Subject Tracking

    COOLPIX cameras and select D-SLRs in Live View mode, maintain focus on a moving subject using a contrast detection system, which is based on the principle that objects in a scene that are in focus display the highest contrast.
  • Full HD

    Full HD

    Full HD video offers a resolution of 1080p, with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
  • Rugged Reliability

    Rugged Reliability

    Rugged Reliability describes Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras that are waterproof and shockproof. Check your manual to see exactly what waterproof or shockproof designations your camera has.
  • Built-in World Map

    Built-in World Map

    A scene mode available on select Nikon digital cameras that lets you view maps that are built-into the camera's memory.
  • Wi-FI/NFC

    Wi-FI/NFC

    Refers to wireless technology and wireless communication. In photography, it's most commonly the wireless transmission of images directly from a camera to a computer in order to achieve a swifter workflow. NFC (Near Field Communication) allows cameras that feature NFC and select Android smartphones to connect by being in close proximity to each other.
  • GPS

    GPS

    Global Positioning System, in which the receiver calculates its position on the earth by timing signals received from GPS satellites.
  • Dynamic Fine Zoom

    Dynamic Fine Zoom

    Dynamic Fine Zoom is a new feature available on select Nikon COOLPIX digital cameras that extends the zoom range electronically 2x with minimal image degradation.

± Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Wireless Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

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Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.

NFC Compatibility:
This camera's built in NFC function can only be used with smart devices running on the Android™ operating system version 4.0 or later. The Nikon Wireless Mobility Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
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