The Nikon 1 AW1 with 11-27.5mm lens and Adventure Kit is the world's first waterproof mirrorless camera that enables you to enjoy the outdoors with peace of mind. The camera is waterproof down to 15m, can withstand drops from up to 2m and operates in sub-freezing temperatures. This tough, yet stylish compact with ergonomic design is equipped with a 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, Expeed 3A image-processing engine and is capable of shooting at up to 15 frames per second with continuous AF (60fps with focus fixed). As well as taking crystal clear stills, the AW1 can also record beautiful lifelike Full HD movies. More features include Motion Snapshot, Smart Photo Selector, GPS technology, an electronic compass and virtual horizon indicator. The Nikon 1 AW1 is the ideal camera for outdoor thrill-seekers looking to capture the action as it's happening.
Nikon 1 AW1: Key Features
- Ultimate outdoor camera for enthusiasts
- Includes wide-angle 11-27.5mm zoom lens
- Waterproof to 15m
- Shockproof from 2m
- Operates in sub-freezing temperatures
- 14.2 MP CMOS sensor
- Records full HD movies
- 15 fps burst shooting
- Motion Snapshot
- GPS technology
- Electronic compass
- Accepts all Nikon 1 lenses
The included Adventure Kit contains:
- The Nikon System Bag : The B&W system bag features three compartments, two storage pockets, a double zip and velcro opening for secure fastening during transportation and a padded shoulder strap
- A floating handstrap : The black and yellow is a lightweight handstrap which provides worry free underwater photography
The Nikon 1 AW1 underwater video
Life doesn't have a replay button. You need a camera that can keep up. Waterproof, shockproof, and freeze-proof, the amazingly fast Nikon 1 AW1 always delivers. Whether you’re on the ski slopes, out on a yacht, or enjoying an adventure safari, this system camera is protected from accidents and the elements. And thanks to the minimalist design, you won’t look out of place at a chic city event either. From epic adventures to everyday action, this strong and handsome system camera doesn’t miss the moments you’ll never want to forget.
Waterproof (to 15 m)*, shockproof (from heights of up to 2 m)**, freeze-proof (to -10°C), and dustproof***, this camera is ready for your every stylish adventure.
Strong and irresistible
A stunning combination of robust functionality with minimalist design, this camera looks as chic in the city as it does on the ski slopes.
1 NIKKOR AW lenses
On land or under the water, two dedicated water- and shockproof lenses ensure versatility, precision, and style are yours wherever you go.
Shoot at the speed of life
Capture full-resolution images of fast-moving subjects at up to 15 frames-per-second (fps), or focus on one spot and shoot at up to 60 fps.****
Step up on quality
Trust your memories to a camera that can deliver. The powerful CX-format CMOS image sensor delivers superior images, even in low light.
The Nikon 1 advanced hybrid AF (autofocus) system focuses so fast you can shoot the action without delay. Capture precisely focused photos and movies, every time - even in low light.
Superior image quality
The CX-format CMOS sensor offers a 14.2-megapixel resolution, and the ISO range goes up to 6400 for beautiful low-light detail.
A whole new dimension to shooting ease, even when you’re wearing gloves. Simply hold down the Action Control button, then tilt the camera to adjust settings or review what you’ve captured.
The Nikon 1 AW1 sample images
The below images were sourced from Nikon UK and taken using the Nikon 1 AW1 with 11-27.5mm and 10mm lenses.
* In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproof performance; with a waterproof 1 NIKKOR lens attached.
** Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock standard; with a waterproof 1 NIKKOR lens attached. Shockproof performance not guaranteed when the built-in flash is raised.
*** In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 6 (IP6X) dustproof performance; with a waterproof 1 NIKKOR lens attached.
**** Based on Nikon performance tests, the Nikon 1 AW1 can shoot full-size images at approximately 60 fps for up to 20 frames, when focus mode is set to AF-S, and focus and exposure for the first frame is fixed. With autofocus tracking on, you can shoot at approximately 15 fps for up to 22 frames.
Nikon - 2 Year Warranty
To take advantage of the extended warranty you are required to register the product within 30 days of purchase. The camera or kit must have been distributed by Nikon UK & Republic of Ireland, through an official UK retailer such as Wex Photo Video.
For details on how to register your product online please click here. Alternatively you can complete the in-box warranty slip or telephone 0800 408 5060 (Nikon UK).
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||Hi-Speed USB, Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
|Flash Sync Speed
|Frames Per Second
||BF-N2000 body cap, PA-N1000 O-ring protector, WP-O2000 O-ring, EN-EL20 rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-27 battery charger, AN-N1000 strap (intended exclusively for use on land), WP-G1000 Silicon grease, UC-E19 USB cable, ViewNX 2/Short Movie Creator CD, Reference manual CD
|Memory Card Format
||SD, SDHC, SDXC
||TTL metering using image sensor
|Screen Resolution (Pixels)
|Screen Size (Inches)
||13.2 x 8.8 mm
||113.3 x 71.5 x 37.5 mm
Buy Now Pay Later
With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £21.49
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.