Nikon AW110 can take a licking, keep on clicking

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This week’s tech column (with bonus coverage of the Justin Power Case), courtesy of Tribune Newspapers:

Don’t get stuck 60 feet underwater on your next Caribbean dive with a smartphone in your back pocket, expecting to retrieve it for the parrot-fish money shot.

It’ll only lead to disappointment.

Underwater, or rugged terrain, calls for a camera like Nikon’s Coolpix AW110, an otherwise basic 16-megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom lens that’s heavily fortified for outdoor use. It’s waterproof to 59 feet, shockproof to 61/2.5 feet and withstands temperatures to 14 degrees.

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6 thoughts on “Nikon AW110 can take a licking, keep on clicking

  1. Shawn y

    not sure if you accidentally recycled part of a review from an aw100, but your last phrase about the camera not having gps, altimeter or compass flies in the face of reality as the picture of the camera prominently displays GPS and a glance on the manufacturer’s website also shows it has can do mapping live and also includes and electronic compass.

    1. Kevin Hunt Post author

      The camera does, in fact, have GPS/altimeter/compass — unfortunately, the sentence was changed slightly in editing and altered he meaning.

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