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Nikon COOLPIX W150 is New, Waterproof & Set for Summer!

- 5 years ago

At last! A camera that’s tailor-made for summer 2019 adventures has been announced by Nikon. The latest member of the Nikon COOLPIX family, the COOLPIX W150 is a waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, and dustproof compact camera.

Nikon W150
The new Nikon Coolpix W150 in Orange.

Key Features

  • Waterproof 10 m
  • Shockproof 1.8 m
  • Freezeproof -10 °C
  • Dustproof
  • Underwater Face Framing mode
  • Low-light CMOS sensor
  • NIKKOR 3x optical zoom lens
  • 6x Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Full HD Video [1080p/30 fps] with stereo sound
  • Anti-reflective LCD screen promises clarity, even underwater
  • Fun Variety menu
  • SnapBridge compatibility*
Nikon W150

Built to excel in all kinds of extreme environments, the new COOLPIX W150 compact camera is available in five bold colourways, including the brilliant Resort and Flowers designs. It has been produced with simplicity in mind, ensuring that anyone can shoot great holiday photographs and videos with it.

The camera’s Underwater Face Framing mode promises to deliver great shots in the water, with the ability to reach depths of [up to] 10 m. It’s shockproof [up to 1.8 m], and boasts some great tech including Nikon’s low-light CMOS sensor and NIKKOR 3x optical zoom lens.

There’s a dedicated video button, which should make it easy to switch to shooting Full HD video with stereo sound capture.

There are a range of fun features incorporated in the Nikon Coolpix W150 including in-camera photo effects that are easy to add, and an optional interactive Variety Menu for kids.
Users can add voice messages to photographs, activate playful welcome screens, animated slide shows, and more besides. Waterproof accessories like Nikon’s easy-to-spot floating strap keep the camera safe and Nikon’s SnapBridge functions make it simple to share content, or to use a mobile device to shoot remotely.

*Nikon’s SnapBridge app for iOS and Android must be installed on a compatible smart device before SnapBridge can be used with the Nikon Coolpix W150.

Pricing and availability

The new Nikon Coolpix W150 is available now and will set you back £149.00. Not a bad price for the spec, and we LOVE the wild designs!

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.