Nikon Coolpix AW130 Digital Camera Announced

Nikon Coolpix AW130While digital cameras do not seem to get the attention they need nowadays, there are still quite relevant despite their losing out to smartphones and tablets as the primary device for taking photos. Digital cameras still comes with features that are better than what most smartphones can offer. Digital camera makers also need to come up with new models to compete and stay relevant in the market. Nikon is doing this by announcing the new Nikon Coolpix AW130 Digital Camera.

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 Digital Camera is a rugged and high performance digital camera for people who think that the picture quality of mobile devices just won’t do. This digital camera comes with a 16MP CMOS sensor and NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom beginning at 24mm and offers maximum aperture of f/2.8 for capturing in broad expanses. The camera also supports macro photography by allowing capture of objects as close as 1cm to the center of the lens’ surface. The camera is also equipped with the Dynamic Fine Zoom, which enables up to 10x zoom while preserving the resolution.

What makes the new Nikon COOLPIX AW130 more appealing is its toughness. This new digital camera is waterproof for up to a depth of 30 meters. It can also withstand falls of about 2.1 meters and temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius. Avid scuba divers can use it at a certain depth without the need for a separate underwater housing. With a feature to also record Full HD video, the Nikon COOLPIX AW130 Digital Camera may still be quite interesting to have as a handy companion when taking photos in even the most challenging conditions. The Nikon COOLPIX AW130 is available at Amazon for pre-order for around $347. It is slated to be available by the last week of this month.

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