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Nikon Adds Rugged Compact Models

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NEW YORK – Nikon introduced two new rugged cameras, the Coolpix AW130 and Coolpix S33.

Both are waterproof, shockproof and freeze-proof, the company said.

The AW130 includes built-in GPS, maps and POI; Nikon Snapbridge with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC; a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor; FullHD 1080p video; and a 3-inch, 921K-dot OLED display.

It is waterproof to 100 feet, shockproof to up to a 7-foot drop and freeze-proof to 14 degrees F.

Bluetooth connectivity allows the camera to be remotely triggered by a paired smartphone.

Action Control lets users adjust camera settings with a flick of a wrist, the company said.

Additional features include a 5x optical zoom Nikkor ED glass lens (24mm-120mm f/2.8 max aperture) and 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom.

The AW130 will be available in March in yellow, blue and black for a suggested retail of $349.

The step-down Coolpix S33 is waterproof to 33 feet, shockproof to 5 feet and freeze-proof to 14 degrees.

It features a 13.2-megapixel CMOS sensor; 3x zoom; a one-touch movie record button for 1080p FullHD video; Nikon Snapbridge with Wi-Fi and NFC; and 16 creative modes and effects options, including Underwater Face Detection and an option to shoot videos with miniature effect.

The S33 will also be available in March, in white and blue, for a suggested $149.

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