This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: The rugged Nikon Coolpix AW100
About Video Transcript

First Look: The rugged Nikon Coolpix AW100

1:53 /

The rugged Nikon Coolpix AW100 is a fine choice for shallow water or dry land adventures -- just make sure you have plenty of light.

-- I'm Josh Goldman senior editor with CNET and this is look at icons high and rugged compact the Coolpix AW one injury. It's rated to be waterproof down to 33 feet shock proof to five feet and freeze proof to fourteen degrees Fahrenheit. Go along with that it also has an electronic compass built team as well as GPS receiver. So you can geotag your photos and track down points of interest. And -- camera also has something that can -- active control which allows you to instead of using its buttons. It allows you to shake the camera and -- the body. In order to I change -- settings. That's good because its buttons are a bit too close together and -- are small and they -- -- -- spongy and likely because of the waterproofing beneath them. And speaking of water proofing the -- battery card slot and ports are all under this single door which is nice. But the lock could be a little bit better a little bit more -- here. -- can also be a bit better is the -- It has a small maximum aperture F 39. Which means if you're shooting in less than full sun. Year probably going to be using high ISOs are slow shutter speeds in order to get a good shot. So well as photos are pretty good when you have plenty of light. Shooting indoors without a flash or deep underwater. Probably won't get you great shots. Otherwise it's a good rugged compact especially in light of its price which is now down below 300 dollars. I'm Josh Goldman and that's look at the Nikon Coolpix EW 100.

New releases

This umbrella shoots air to keep...
5:41 October 17, 2014
This week on Crave, we get a look at the Air Umbrella, which takes a highly unusual approach to keeping you...
Play video
Apple's iPad Air 2 and iMac 5K...
5:02 October 17, 2014
Apple makes solid upgrades across their product line at their iPad and Mac event, but it's pretty clear they...
Play video
Pricey Sylvania LED not the brightest...
1:37 October 17, 2014
Look further than this expensive bulb if you want a high-lumen LED.
Play video
The 404 Show 1,567: Teens deal...
45:07 October 17, 2014
It's a super clean show today! We'll talk about the real life social implications of "FOMO," interesting data...
Play video
Apple SIM could mean big changes...
2:55 October 17, 2014
Apple's new iPads make it easy to switch carriers, Will.i.am debuts his version of a smartwatch, and CBS joins...
Play video
Best selfie phones
2:54 October 17, 2014
For the unabashedly narcissistic, five phone for selfie pros.
Play video
The LG G3 S is a low-end phone...
2:40 October 17, 2014
Check out our video review of the LG G3 S, a 5-inch Android phone with low-end specs, but the same design...
Play video
Samsung offers extra help, silent...
1:54 October 17, 2014
A new version of its existing 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop comes with direct access to support, sturdier construction...
Play video