The Tough Nikon COOLPIX W150 Will Be Ready to Travel This September

The Nikon COOLPIX W150 is a family-friendly travel camera that’s as tough as nails.

If you like to travel light, but still like to have a small dedicated camera with you, this snippet of news might be of interest. Nikon has announced the release of a new camera in their COOLPIX line in about one month. The Nikon COOLPIX W150 is a feature-packed compact camera that will allow you to travel and take pictures without the hassle of taking all of your gear with you. Join us after the break for more details about the camera and pricing information.

COOLPIX W150 side

The Nikon COOLPIX W150 is a camera that can be used by the whole family while you are on your travels. This compact camera is incredibly tough. The COOLPIX W150 boasts waterproofing that’s good down to a depth of 33ft, it’s freezeproof up to -10°C (14°F), and because it is shockproof, it can withstand drops from 5.9 feet with ease.

COOLPIX W150 Front

The Nikon COOLPIX W150 features a 13.2-megapixel image sensor, so while it might not be the highest resolution camera available, it will still produce sharp images. You’ll be able to print out your travel snaps with no worries. The camera also features 3x optical zoom, and a 2.7-inch, 230k dot LCD display. The camera is simple to use thanks to few controls and the multiple scene modes that Nikon has baked in. You also will not have to worry about this camera being abused thanks to its rugged build.

The Nikon COOLPIX W150 can record FULL HD video as well. If you have any budding filmmakers in your pack, they will likely enjoy this camera. The Nikon COOLPIX W150 works with the Nikon SnapBridge app so that you can wirelessly upload photos to a smartphone. The COOLPIX W150 will have a retail price of $169.95 when it launches in September. Not only will it be an affordable travel camera, but it would also make a great first camera for anyone who shows interest in photography. If you would like any more information about this camera, head on over to the official Nikon website.

Brett Day

Brett Day is the Gear Editor at The Phoblographer and has been a photographer for as long as he can remember. Brett has his own photography business that focuses on corporate events and portraiture. In his spare time, Brett loves to practice landscape and wildlife photography. When he's not behind a camera, he's enjoying life with his wife and two kids, or he's playing video games, drinking coffee, and eating Cheetos.