Nikon 1 AW-1 Specifications

MSRP$799/£749/€799 (w/11-27.5mm lens), $999/£949/€1019 (w/11-27.5mm and 10mm lenses)
Body type
Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Max resolution4608 x 3072
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels14 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors15 megapixels
Sensor size1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorEXPEED 3A
Color spacesRGB
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes (1)
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, normal, basic
File format
  • JPEG
  • Raw (NEF)
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points135
Lens mountNikon 1
Focal length multiplier2.7×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDNo
Screen size3
Screen dots921,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeNone
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/16000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Scene Auto Selector
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Underwater
  • Night landscape
  • Landscape
  • Night portrait
  • Close-up
  • Auto
Built-in flashYes (pop-up)
Flash range5.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flashNo
Flash modesFill flash, fill w/slow sync, rear curtain sync, rear w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye w/slow sync, off
Flash X sync speed1/60 sec
Drive modes
  • Single, continuous, self-timer
Continuous drive60.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2, 5, 10 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB BracketingNo
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p), 640 x 240 (400 fps), 320 x 120 (1200 fps)
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (mini-HDMI)
Wireless notesvia WU-1b wireless adapter
Remote controlYes (Optional ML-L3)
Environmentally sealedYes (waterproof to 15m, shockproof from 2m)
DurabilityWaterproof, Shockproof
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion EN-EL20 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)220
Weight (inc. batteries)201 g (0.44 lb / 7.09 oz)
Dimensions114 x 72 x 37 mm (4.47 x 2.81 x 1.46)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
GPS notesincludes compass and altimeter/depth meter