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The tough and reliable COOLPIX W150 is built to go places you wouldn’t dare take other cameras—even underwater! Shoot rich, high-quality photos and Full HD videos of your next trip to the pool, the lake or the mountains without having to worry about falls, splashes, dunks or frigid temperatures. Jump right in and capture mesmerizing underwater action like never before down to 10m. Explore a host of custom scene modes and special effects or keep it simple and let the camera do the work. The COOLPIX W150 is as user-friendly as it is rugged, making it a breeze for anyone in the family to use. And when you’re finished documenting your adventures, SnapBridge can automatically transfer your shots straight to your compatible smartphone or tablet for easy sharing.
When you're having fun in the sun or enjoying the great outdoors, the last thing you want to worry about is keeping your camera safe. With the COOLPIX W150, you won't have to. It's built to handle the elements of even your most adventurous outings. Accidentally splashed near the pool? It's waterproof up to 10m deep. Dropped on a trail? It can withstand falls from up to 1.8m. Covered with sand at the beach? It's sealed to keep out dust and debris. The COOLPIX W150 can even handle bitter temperatures down to -10 degrees C and keep right on taking great photos.
Heading to the pool or the beach? Capture every amazing moment, even underwater! Just select the "Shoot Under Water" setting and the COOLPIX W150 does the rest. There's even an "Underwater Face Framing" setting that automatically detects people's faces below the surface. Before you share your shots, the new Add Clarity Under Water editing function corrects overly blue hues and adds clarity to underwater images.
The COOLPIX W150 is designed to look great, feel great and perform great. Its gently curved body and recessed area around the lens provide a comfortable, solid grip in any hand. The large, well-positioned buttons and user-friendly interface are easily accessible for simple, intuitive operation. And the compact COOLPIX W150 is ready to go anywhere, weighing just 177 g.
Get closer to subjects with the COOLPIX W150's 3x optical zoom. Still not enough reach? Dynamic Fine Zoom extends zoom 6x*. You can also capture subjects as close as approx. 5cm.
*At the maximum image size. The maximum zoom ratio varies by image size. The zoom ratio indicated for Dynamic Fine Zoom is the combined ratio of optical zoom from the maximum wide-angle position and digital zoom.
A 13.2 megapixel CMOS image sensor and high-performance NIKKOR lens work together to ensure high quality images with rich details. Electronic Vibration Reduction (VR) and Target Finding AF make sure subjects are sharp and clear.
The COOLPIX W150 features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth allowing wireless connection to a compatible smart device for easy sharing. With Nikon's SnapBridge app,** you can easily transfer your best shots to your smart device for quick sharing on the go.
**Using this service requires installing the SnapBridge app onto the smart device prior to use. This can be downloaded from the app store of each compatible smart device (free).
The COOLPIX W150 makes advanced techniques amazingly simple. 18 different shooting modes let you change your style to compliment your subject—from food photography to adding special effects like bubbles and mirror to your pictures. There's even a new "Picture-in-picture" function to make your images appear as if they were taken on an instant print camera then placed in front of the background of another picture.
The fun doesn't stop after you snap the photo. The COOLPIX W150 has 15 new and unique in-camera effects* to make your images more fun and attractive. Add the “Little Planet” effect to make a landscape look like a small planet, or the "Curve Pictures" effect to make an image appear rounder. Decorate your shots with one of ten newly-designed decorative frames or cute stamps like hearts, stars, ribbons and more. Your images can also be combined to create one-of-a-kind collages that are perfect for sharing.
*Variety menu has to be selected to apply some of these features.
On land or in the water, you can record all the action in Full HD video at 1080p/30 fps with stereo sound. While filming, the COOLPIX W150 uses electronic Vibration Reduction (e-VR) to reduce camera shake for smoother footage.
± Wi-Fi Compatibility
This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
Using the SnapBridge App
Android 6.0, 6.0.1 or later, 7.0 or later, 8.0 or later, 9.0 or later, 10
iOS 11, iOS 11.4, iOS 12.4
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.
Updating to Version 2.8
Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.
Make sure your camera's firmware is updated to the current version.
Z 9, Z 7II, Z 7, Z 6II, Z 6, Z 5, Z fc, Z 50, Z 30
D6, D850, D780, D500, D7500, D5600, D3500, D3400
COOLPIX W150, A1000, A900, A300, B700, B600, B500, P950, P1000, W100, W300
As of Version 2.9, Android users of SnapBridge will also have compatibility with these cameras: D750, D7200, D7100, D5500, D5300, D3300, Df, J5, P900, AW130, S7000 and S3700.
Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S and later, iPad® 5th Generation and later, iPhone X or later).
There is no guarantee this app will run on all devices.
For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:
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