Nikon Coolpix L340 vs Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ

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Nikon Coolpix L340
Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 28x optical zoom digital camera. That's 19.7x bigger than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

25% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (100).
PictBridge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 supports PictBridge, but the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ does not.
16% shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a height of 76.3mm. That's 11.8mm shorter than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (88.1mm).
Thinner Edit
Nikon Coolpix L340 is 83.3mm deep. That's 18.9mm thinner than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (102.2mm).
Narrower Edit
Nikon Coolpix L340 is 111.1mm wide. That's 17.9mm narrower than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (129mm).
Cheaper by £468
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is £467.99 cheaper than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ.
Better selling
The Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 245 by number of sales, whereas the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ ranks No. 222820.
7 Reasons For
94% bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 33x digital zoom digital camera. That's 31x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (33x). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 24,000 higher than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (25,600).
87% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 30s maximum shutter speed. That's 26s longer than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (30s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 768,800 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (1,228,800 pixels).
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Vastly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 87% based on 103 reviews, however the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is 60% (based on 2 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 94% based on 215 reviews, however the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is 89% (based on 97 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Sixteen times smaller digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 2x digital zoom digital camera. That's 31x smaller than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (33x). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

24,000 lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 24,000 lower than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (25,600).
7x shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 4s. That's 26s shorter than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (30s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Two times lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 768,800 pixels lower than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (1,228,800 pixels).
Fewer sellers
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is only stocked by 6 sellers, but the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is stocked by 13 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by four months
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is four months older than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ.
Expert review Rating is significantly Worse
The average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only 60%, whereas the average expert rating of the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 87% (based on 103 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 94% (based on 215 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is an 8.3x optical zoom digital camera. That's 19.7x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (8.3x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (100).
Does not support PictBridge Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ does not support PictBridge, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 supports PictBridge.
Taller Edit
Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 88.1mm tall. That's 11.8mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (88.1mm).
18.9mm thicker Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 102.2mm deep digital camera. That's 18.9mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (102.2mm).
17.9mm wider Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a 129mm wide digital camera. That's 17.9mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (129mm).
More expensive by £468
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is £467.99 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L340.
Less popular
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 222820 by number of sales in our digital cameras, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 245.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
20.2MP 20.2MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 5472 x 3648
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Total Megapixel Count
20.48MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
28x
BEST
8.3x
Digital Zoom
2x 33x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
5.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
630mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
22.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
4 - 112 24 - 200
Lens Structure
12/9 14/11
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 62mm

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ / 1.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 50
 64
 100
 125
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 50
 64
 100
 125
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 25,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Tele Flash Range
1.5 - 2.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 4.7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 1,228,800 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
BEST
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Photo Effect
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer
10 2,5,10
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 770g
Height
76.3mm
BEST
88.1mm
Depth
83.3mm
BEST
102.2mm
Width
111.1mm
BEST
129mm
Weight Including Battery
430g
BEST
813g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
AA NP-FW50
Shot Per Battery Charge
370 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed Range
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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