February 10, 2015
Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, Nikon’s new rugged COOLPIX AW130 and family-friendly COOLPIX S33 combine durability with impressive imaging prowess
Whether capturing adventures in extreme conditions or just the backyard, Nikon’s newest COOLPIX cameras are compact, tough and ready
Mississauga, ON –
Mississauga, ON, February 9, 2015 – Today, Nikon Canada introduced the COOLPIX AW130 and COOLPIX S33, two durable compact cameras capable of capturing incredible images and Full HD videos, even under extreme conditions. Both of Nikon’s new COOLPIX additions are waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof and ready for nearly any adventure, whether it’s an epic ski trip or just a backyard pool party. The AW130 is designed to handle adverse conditions with ease while offering a feature set, including GPS. Additionally, the COOLPIX AW130 offers the experience of Nikon Snapbridge, whereby users seamlessly shoot and share stunning photos from the camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet via built-in Wi-Fi®1 and Near Field Communication technology (NFC2). The COOLPIX S33 combines worry-free durability with an easy-to-use interface that helps every member of the family capture incredible images and HD video.
“When life moves fast, consumers need a camera that can keep up and capture images in even the toughest conditions," said Amanda Mohammed, Communications and Nikon Professional Services Manager at Nikon Canada. “While the COOLPIX AW130 offers incredible durability and adventure-friendly features needed in even the most extreme conditions, the COOLPIX S33 is a great camera for every member of the active outdoor family.”
Durable Cameras Ready for Life’s Adventures
Featuring a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, the COOLPIX AW130 is ideal for capturing stunning images and Full HD 1080p video of life’s extreme adventures. Whether snorkeling, rock climbing or skiing, the waterproof (100ft / 30 m), shockproof (7ft / 2.1 m) and freezeproof
(14F / -10C) camera is ready to handle all that Mother Nature throws at it. With built-in Wi-Fi1 and NFC2, users can experience quick and easy sharing of photos and videos by wirelessly connecting their camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet, even in remote locations. Adventurous photographers can even use their smartphone to remotely trigger the camera when connected. The COOLPIX AW130 also features a 3-inch, 921k-dot OLED display along with updated ergonomics and a new design. Furthermore, for easy operation in nearly any situation, Action Control lets users easily adjust camera settings with just the flick of a wrist. The COOLPIX AW130 keeps you on track with built-in GPS, Maps and POI technology, which allow the user to record the longitude and latitude of where any image was captured. An electronic compass is also included. Additional features include a 5x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens (24mm-120mm f/2.8 max aperture) and 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom* to help to get users closer to the action.
Ready to endure nearly any family outing, the COOLPIX S33 is waterproof (33ft / 10m), shockproof (5ft / 1.5m) and freezeproof (14F / -10C). The easy-to-use interface and dedicated one-touch buttons let the entire family shoot with ease. The 13.2-megapixel CMOS sensor and versatile 3x zoom allow users to capture excellent images, while a dedicated movie record button allows users to shoot 1080p Full HD video at the touch of a button. The COOLPIX S33 offers creative fun for the whole family, with 16 creative styles and effects options, including Underwater Face Detection, and an option to shoot videos with miniature effect.
Nikon Snapbridge describes the experience of quickly and easily sending photos wirelessly from your Wi-Fi 1 enabled Nikon HD-SLR, Nikon 1 or COOLPIX camera to a compatible smartphone* or tablet. Share your great photos on the go, even in remote locations, or use a smartphone or tablet to control your camera. See what the camera sees and take pictures – great for selfies and group photos that actually include you!
Price and Availability
The COOLPIX AW130 will be available for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $379.95** at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers in March 2015. Available in yellow, blue and orange.
The COOLPIX S33 will be available for an MSRP of $149.95** in March 2015. Available in white and blue.
In order to give consumers a more effective way to understand the benefits of each COOLPIX camera and to help users determine the best camera to fit their lifestyle, Nikon has segmented the COOLPIX series into five categories: Advanced Performance, Waterproof Shockproof, Slim Zoom, Bridge Zoom and Budget Friendly. For more information about these and other COOLPIX cameras, please visit www.nikon.ca.
Exclusive Canadian Warranty
Nikon Canada offers an exclusive two-year warranty for all COOLPIX digital cameras purchased from an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer. Consumer’s investment is protected by Nikon Canada’s warranties with in-Canada service.
Nikon, At the Heart of the Image™, is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Canada distributes consumer and professional DSLR and HD-SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and System Accessories; Nikon COOLPIX® compact digital cameras; 35mm film SLR cameras; Nikon software products and Nikon sports and recreational optics as well as the Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable lens system. In 2013, Nikon Corporation celebrated the 80th anniversary of the launch of its NIKKOR brand of photographic lenses, and announced the production of more than 90 million NIKKOR lenses in 2014, creating a new milestone in Nikon’s heritage of superior optics. At the heart of every Nikon camera is Nikon's exclusive EXPEED, EXPEED 2, EXPEED 3, EXPEED 4 or EXPEED 4A advanced digital image processing system technologies. All Nikon Canada products are sold through a network of Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers. For more information on Nikon Canada and its products and services or to find an Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer, visit www.nikon.ca.
Photos are available upon request and can be accessed in the Nikon Canada press room: http://en.nikon.ca/about-nikon/press-room/index.page.
*Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.
**MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) listed only as a suggestion. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.
1. Nikon Cameras having built-in Wi-Fi capability or connected to a WU-1a or WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system.
2. Nikon Cameras having built-in NFC capability can only be used with a compatible smart device running on the Android™ operating system version 4.0 or higher.
The Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with cameras having built-in Wi-Fi and /or NFC capability or connected to a WU-1a or WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter. Compatibility information can be found, and the application can be downloaded, at:
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