Nikon Coolpix W150 Review

July 1, 2019 | Mark Goldstein |

Nikon Coolpix W150 Specifications

Type

Compact digital camera

Effective pixels

13.2 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

Image sensor

1/3.1-in. type CMOS, total pixels: approx.14.17 million

Lens

NIKKOR lens with 3x optical zoom

Focal length

4.1 to 12.3 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30 to 90 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

F-number

f/3.3 to 5.9

Lens construction

6 elements in 5 groups

Magnification

Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 360 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

Vibration reduction

Electronic VR (movies)

Motion blur reduction

Electronic VR (still images)

Autofocus

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range

[W]: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity (Distances measured from center of front surface of the protective glass)

AF-area mode

Center, face detection, target finding AF

Monitor

6.7 cm (2.7-in.) diagonal; Approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment

Frame coverage

Approx. 96% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Frame coverage (playback mode)

Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

Storage media

SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 21 MB)

File system

DCF and Exif 2.31 compliant

Storage file formats

Still images: JPEG; Voice messages: WAV; Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

Image size (pixels)

Large (13 M) (4160x3120), Medium (4 M) (2272x1704), Small (2 M) (1600x1200)

Movie - frame size (pixels) and frame rate

Large (1080p) (1920x1080), Small (640) (640x480), Small (old-fashioned) (640x480)

ISO sensitivity

ISO 125 to 1600

Exposure metering

Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

Exposure control

Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2 EV, –1 EV, 0 EV, +0.7 EV, +1.5 EV)

Shutter type

Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/2000 to 1s, 25 s ([Add light trails] in [Choose a style] is set to [Night sky])

Aperture

Electronically-controlled ND filter (–2 AV) selection

Aperture range

2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])

Built-in flash

Yes

Flash range (approx.)

[W]: 0.3 to 3.1 m (1 ft to 10 ft), [T]: 0.6 to 1.7 m (2 ft to 5 ft 6 in.)

Flash control

TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

USB

Micro-USB connector (Do not use any USB cable other than the included UC-E21 USB Cable.), Hi-Speed USB Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

HDMI output

HDMI micro connector (Type D)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards

IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency

2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) maximum output power

12.5 dBm (EIRP)

Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

Open system, WPA2-PSK

Bluetooth standards

Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1; Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz, Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz; Bluetooth: 3.5 dBm (EIRP), Bluetooth Low Energy: 3.5 dBm (EIRP)

Waterproof

JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions), Capacity to shoot images underwater up to a depth of 10 m (33 ft) and for 60 minutes

Dustproof

JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)

Shockproof

Cleared our testing conditions1 compliant with MILSTD-810G w/Change 1 Method 516.7-Shock

Power sources

One EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included), EH-62G AC Adapter (available separately)

Charging time

Approx. 1 h 40 min (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

Battery life

Approx. 220 shots when using EN-EL192

Actual battery life for movie recording

Approx. 1 h 35 min when using EN-EL1923

Tripod socket

1/4 (ISO 1222)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 109.5 x 67.0 x 38.0 mm (4.4 x 2.7 x 1.5 in.) (excluding projections)

Weight

Approx. 177 g (6.3 oz) (including battery and memory card)

Operating environment - temperature

–10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F) (for land use), 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) (for underwater use)

Operating environment - humidity

85% or less (no condensation)

Supplied accessories

Strap (Do not swing the camera by the strap. The camera could strike objects or people causing injury and damage to the camera.), EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter (A plug adapter is attached depending on the country or region of purchase. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase. The EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter may be included instead of the EH-73P, depending on the country or region where you purchased the camera.), UC-E21 USB Cable, Brush (The brush is used for cleaning the waterproof packing.)