Durability and performance for adventure

The world's first rugged interchangeable lens camera is here

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 14.9 metres without a bulky protective housing—carry it rafting, swimming or snorkeling. Freezeproof to -10°C and shockproof to 2 metres 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

Lightning-fast focus and superior image quality in a rugged body

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.
*Among digital cameras with7 interchangeable lenses available as of Sept. 9, 2013; based on Nikon research

Perfectly timed shots and real-time creativity

Adventure won’t wait, capture important memories before they're gone

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

Stay social with wireless sharing to your smartphone or Wi-Fi enabled devices

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.

Add creativity and detail with Creative Modes and Underwater Controls

Adventures take effort. Show off those rewarding moments using Selective Colour, Miniature Effect and Easy Panorama; that make creating artful images and sweeping landscapes easy. Underwater White Balance delivers rich beautiful colours 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.