The new Nikon 1 AW1 is the world’s first waterproof and shockproof interchangeable lens camera

The just announced Nikon 1 AW1 is the world's first waterproof and shockproof interchangeable mirrorless lens camera that is priced at $796.95 for one lens kit (11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6) and $996.95 for a two lens kit (11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 and 10mm f/2.8). The AW1 main features are:

  • The world's first waterproof, shockproof digital camera with interchangeable lenses
 2. Functionality suited to outdoor use as well as an elegant design that attracts attention 3. A CMOS sensor, AF system, image-processing engine, and no optical low-pass filter for high-speed recording of high-resolution movies and still images
  • The super high-speed AF CMOS Sensor for the world's shortest shooting time lag
  • The Advanced Hybrid AF System, which offers both superior speed and accuracy
  • The new EXPEED 3A image-processing engine for faster image processing and even better image quality
  • Action control for quick and simple operation
  • A Control lock function that prevents accidental button operation
  • Acquisition and display of various types of information for outdoor shooting
  • Outdoor display for sharper and clearer viewing outdoors
  • Underwater creative mode with 3 options
  • Underwater white balance
  • Underwater auto distortion control
  • Built-in flash that supports i-TTL flash control and can be used underwater
  • Slow View for recording the perfect moment
  • Smart Photo Selector for certain capture of the best shot
  • Motion Snapshot, Nikon's exclusive form of imaging expression that combines a movie with a still image

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