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Nikon Coolpix L610 Digital Camera

16MP 14x CMOS Dec 2013
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41 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this Nikon camera is 86 out of 100 based on 82 user reviews.

Good Video Capture

Nine customers who bought it concluded that it was good for video recording. Helpless mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Video Full HD video can be taken”. Peter wrote on Amazon “The video recorder mode is good”. Peter also mentioned “The recorded video is full”.

Good Quality Lens

Eleven Nikon Coolpix L610 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Doonhamer mentioned on Amazon “Has much bigger zoom” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 nonetheless they scored the Nikon Coolpix L610 60 out of 100. Four years ago Helpless mentioned on Amazon “Shoot compact camera that has the added bonus of having a 14x optical super zoom”. Jem wrote “The zoom is amazing and it suits me to use aa batteries rather plug it in to charge”.

Some Nikon Coolpix L610 owners who reviewed this digital camera said that it had a good image stabiliser. Levente Csurka wrote on Amazon “HD video quality is really good, hand stabilizer is good” in their review. Two people concluded that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Steve gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Focus is fast and the anti-shake system is foolproof -- this pocketable camera is well built”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several people who purchased the product considered that it was able to produce good images. Four years ago D. Elliott wrote in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review on Amazon “Superb picture definition and a high magnification range plus a comprehensive assortment of specialized features merit a 5-star rating for the `Nikon COOLPIX L610' digital camera”. D. Elliott also mentioned “Deleting photographs is simple and so is loading onto my PC, where I prefer `Windows' to the `ViewNX2' software provided”. Eric Gilroy wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 on Amazon also four years ago “I have had some great photos with my first one”.

A few Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Peter wrote “This camera offers 16 Megapixels and Full HD video recording” in his review and rated the Nikon Coolpix L610 4 stars. Steves-Digicams.com said “The L610's loaded with automatic shooting modes, including Nikon's Easy Auto mode”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix L610 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L610 had a good image sensor. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned “A 16-megapixel backlit CMOS image sensor, Full HD movie record” . Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “For the budget-minded, Nikon announced the all new Coolpix L610 in the latter half of 2012, which features a large 16-megapixel CMOS sensor” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Techmagnifier.com said “This camera is featured with decent optical zoom, powerful sensor”.

Several people considered that this digital camera was good in low light. Helpless mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 on Amazon “Works well, giving very decent low light performance though the bench mark P300 is better”. Photographyblog.com said in their review three years ago “Sporting a back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor for better low light photography and a 14x, 25mm wide-angle lens with lens-shift vibration reduction” .

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Robust

A few Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was well made. Four years ago Crookedmouth wrote “On the other hand it //feels// a little plasticky, maybe not quite as robust as the S8200 which has a more solid feel to it” however despite that they scored it 60 out of 100. Helpless said in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review in the same month “It still feels well put together”. Two years ago Steve gave the product an excellent review and he said on Amazon “About ( so you need to buy another battery to carry as a spare) This camera feels well made -the zoom at 14 times is fine for most shooting conditions” in his Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

One Nikon Coolpix L610 owner who bought it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Sho gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “It also seems to be quite sturdy - I dropped it a few times” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

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Nice Design

A number of customers thought it was good looking. Helpless wrote “It is pretty quick from being switched on to taking your first photo, slightly behind the P300” in their review and rated the Nikon Coolpix L610 5 stars. Peter mentioned in his review of this digital camera “There's the S-series, which is the stylish range”. Remartine mentioned in their review “It worked beautifully until it started malfunctioning” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Some customers who bought it agreed that it was neat. Crookedmouth said “In the box ========== The camera comes neatly packaged in a nice small-ish box with a number of accessories”.

Some Nikon Coolpix L610 owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L610 was ergonomic. Crookedmouth said four years ago “Layout ================ This is a somewhat nicer looking camera than the rather boxy S8200, with a more ergonomic look to it” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design. Remartine said on Amazon “Clearly, this is not necessarily a fault of the design of the model; it might be an individual problem for this particular product of mine.” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

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Reasonably Priced

Eleven customers who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Crookedmouth mentioned on Amazon “The main differences that I can see are the price (of course” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review but in spite of that they rated the product 60 out of 100. Four years ago D. Elliott wrote in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review on Amazon “The Nikon is competitively priced”. Eric Gilroy rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Great little camera at a good price” in his Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

Several people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a bargain for the price. Peter wrote on Amazon “Its case feels quite cheap and plasticky - the cover on the USB” in his review and scored it 80 out of 100. Steve scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 “Bargain Quality Camera at a great price”. Steve also wrote “For the price of around £50-70 this is a true bargain”.

Several people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was cheap. Four years ago Crookedmouth mentioned “A nice budget zoomer”. Peter mentioned in his review of this digital camera “That's pretty good for a budget camera” . Peter also mentioned “And there's the L-series, which is the lifestyle range, which I take to mean easy-to-use and not too expensive”.

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Good Size

A few people said in their reviews that it was compact. Big Amazon User mentioned a few weeks ago “Compact indeed” in their review. Crookedmouth said in their review on Amazon “I'm sure that there are plenty of much more compact cameras on the market” but in spite of that they rated it 3 stars. Helpless gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “In a comparison with my P300 metal bodied compact camera this does have a more plasticky feel to the back of it.” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

Several people who reviewed this digital camera said that it was a good weight. Helpless said on Amazon “Has just enough weight when the batteries are installed to feel reassuringly solid” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said in their review of this digital camera “The camera is light in weight and is easily portable enough to carry anywhere” .

A few Nikon Coolpix L610 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Helpless mentioned on Amazon “The optical zoom is superb, close ups with real depth of field” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610. Josie82 wrote on Amazon “The quality of the photographs is above average with clear, vibrant colours and good depth of field” and gave it an excellent review score.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. D. Elliott mentioned “In spite of these criticisms, after purchasing a `8GB Full HD Compliant' memory card it didn't take long to start taking excellent quality photographs - including flash”. Eric Gilroy said “I need a good quality, small and light camera.”. Last year Guy mentioned on Amazon “The video quality is good”.

Easy to Use

Several people who bought it said that it was easy to use. Big Amazon User wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very simple to use for the avid amateur”. Doonhamer said “The Sony is so handy and is useful when I dont need the zoom” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610. Fan wrote on Amazon “The camera is easy to use and the results are brilliant”.

Three Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewers said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L610 was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Helpless mentioned on Amazon “This is a very neat comfortable to hold point” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 and gave this digital camera a very good review. Three years ago Josie82 wrote “It is quite light at just over 8 ounces and feels comfortable and solid when holding it” in their review of this digital camera. Peter said on Amazon “It's easy to hold and just the right size” in his Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L610 was easy to use the menus. Helpless said on Amazon “The menu is easy to access and settings are just as easy to change”. Peter mentioned “Instead of simply toggling macro on/off when you press the button, you instead need to press the macro button then select from an on/off menu, then press OK” in his Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

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Good Brand

Compact camera digital cameras manufactured by Nikon have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Nikon also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Good Exposure Control

A number of Nikon Coolpix L610 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good exposure controls. Josie82 wrote in their review of this digital camera “You can also set the ISO, white balance, autofocus selection, flash mode and exposure control very easily in order to personalise your pictures”. Peter said on Amazon “Exposure compensation is easy to access”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was noisy. Helpless mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The quality of the video is very good, wind noise is also not too much of problem” and scored this digital camera very highly.

One Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewer who bought the Nikon Coolpix L610 wrote that it was quiet.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people who bought it concluded that it had good features. Josie82 wrote on Amazon three years ago “Other built-in features include vibration reduction”. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “It uses AA batteries, which Nikon say is extremely useful for those travelling, features a Nikkor 14x zoom lens” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review. Techmagnifier.com mentioned four years ago “As you go through Coolpix L610 Review, you will be pleased to find that this is a very user-friendly camera with sophisticated features” although they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Support

Three people agreed that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago D. Elliott said in their review “Next is the inadequacy of the so called "Quick Start Guide" which appears to have been written by someone who is already familiar with the product or understands everything” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review also four years ago “However, there are many better cameras out there, including similarly priced models like the Canon SX230 HS, which also has full PSAM modes to help take beginners further”.

Good Flash

Two Nikon Coolpix L610 reviewers thought the product had a good flash. Helpless said four years ago “A built-in auto flash would be more suited to this style of camera” in their Nikon Coolpix L610 review.

Good Connectivity

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Three years ago Josie82 wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610 on Amazon “It has 16 mega pixel censor, 14 x wide angle optical zoom (25 - 350) 1080p, HD movie recording and has an HDMI port for connecting to TV or other playback device”.

One person thought the Nikon Coolpix L610 was good in terms of USB connections. Peter wrote on Amazon “The accessories provided are a USB cable” in his review.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Crookedmouth said on Amazon “On the back the camera is mostly LCD screen - it's a nice big one” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L610. D. Elliott mentioned “The LCD screen is large and clear - nevertheless I miss the addition of a viewfinder” in their review and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Helpless said on Amazon “The rear screen is large and bright” and scored the Nikon Coolpix L610 very highly.

Quite Large Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix L610 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L610. The screen sizes of cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L610 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price], the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], or the Samsung WB250F[plb_1585457_price].

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L610 which are not 3D compatible, the Coolpix L610 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the XQ1[pl_1962901_price], or the X100[pl_2173855_price] both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price].

If the memory card type of this compact camera camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Olympus XZ-10[plb_1873249_price] (Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix L610 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix L610 do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the FinePix F660[pl_1409997_price], or the XF1[pl_1469574_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price].

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Nikon Coolpix L610 supports video recording.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the FinePix F660[pl_1409997_price], or the XF1[pl_1469574_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price].

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 14 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L610 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix L610. The optical zooms of digital cameras of this type and age range from 2.7x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the GE G100[plb_1861772_price] (15x), the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (20x), or the Nikon Coolpix L820[plb_2153075_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix L610 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix L610.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the FinePix F660[pl_1409997_price], or the XF1[pl_1469574_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix L610 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L610.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include the FinePix F660[pl_1409997_price], or the XF1[pl_1469574_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L610 range from 0.01m to 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.27m. The Nikon Coolpix L610 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Two Supported Batteries

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is a two supported battery camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L610 have between one and three supported batteries.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L610 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 4608 X 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L610 the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is a 99 auto focus point camera. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L610 have between 1 and 255 auto focus points.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L610 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. At 350 millimeters, the Coolpix L610 has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix L610 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L610.

The worst video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Three ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix L610 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO speeds 125, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix L610 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix L610. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon camera also supports a video resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix L610.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix L610 is more than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix L610. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix L610 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a better display than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The display of all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L610 ranges from LCD to OLED.

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18 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 64% based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus. This puts this camera in the bottom 20% of all the digital cameras of this spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Poor Battery Life

Several customers reckoned that the product did not have a good battery life. A R Good rated the product 40 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very poor battery life”. Eric Gilroy wrote on Amazon “I also need one that has batteries because it is not practical to recharge my camera whilst on a mountain”.

Bad Environmental Credentials

One customer who purchased this digital camera thought it was not good in terms of power usage. A R Good said “Badly let down by very heavy power usage on the battery” .

Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L610 has a very small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The digital zooms of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 810x.

There are a number of other 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm XF1[plb_1469574_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price] (4x), the Nikon Coolpix S6400[plb_1794412_price] (4x), or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Coolpix L610 does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot S120[pl_1602828_price], or the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price] both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S6800[plb_2118627_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix L610 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price], or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix L610 is 170g. The Coolpix L610 is one of the heavier compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix L610 (240 grams) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only 120 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge, including the Nikon Coolpix L610 which takes 120 shots per battery charge.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The Coolpix L610 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix L610.

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Very Narrow Field of View

Digital cameras of this age and type have field of view of between 96% and 100%. At only 96 percent, the Coolpix L610 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix L610.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1.8 to 87. At only 3.3, the Coolpix L610 has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon Coolpix L610 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At only 4 seconds, the Coolpix L610 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L610. Across all the similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L610 the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon Coolpix L610 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on digital cameras of this age and type. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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Thick

With a depth of 34.1 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix L610 is quite thick compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The depths of cameras of this spec and age range from 4mm to 2,200mm.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L610 is 10, the biggest is 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99. At 125, the Coolpix L610 has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L610.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

The Coolpix L610 has one of the largest minimum apertures (5.9) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.3, the largest is 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix L610

Price Has Dropped by £5.01

The price of the Coolpix L610 has dropped by £5.01 in the last 28 days.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel Count

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a fairly average megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix L610.

Alternative 16MP digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] (18.2MP), or the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price] (18.2MP) both from Sony or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think the Fujifilm FinePix F660[plb_1409997_price], and the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this Nikon digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Canon IXUS 132[plb_2038148_price] (CCD and cheaper); or the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price] (CCD and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S3600[plb_2208617_price] (CCD and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Histogram
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Night Mode
On/off Switch
Panorama Mode
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR
Auto Exposure

Expert Reviews

(15)
18 September 2013

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is a travel-zoom digital compact camera. Sporting a back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS image sensor for better low light photography and a 14x, 25mm wide-angle lens with... Read more…

24 January 2013

Though nothing extraordinary, the Nikon Coolpix L610 is a decent entry-level compact camera that shoots slightly above its price...

23 January 2013

Though nothing extraordinary, the Nikon Coolpix L610 is a decent entry-level compact camera that shoots slightly above its price...

26 November 2012

In a market where cameras with 10x and more optical zoom available there needs to something which makes a camera stand out from the competition, whether it be features, image quality or price....

21 November 2012

The Nikon CoolPix L610 is a compact, versatile and affordable digicam. Designed for an audience that is looking to just point-n-shoot, the L610's loaded with automatic shooting modes, including...

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User Reviews

(27)
Reviewed 18 March 2016 by Big Amazon User
(Verified Purchase)

Compact indeed. Very simple to use for the avid amateur. USB cable for transfer to PC and also cable for link to TV most useful. Quality pictures - especially using the editing software that comes... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

A lovely camera. It's compact and the picture/video quality is great! Useful if you want a battery-operated camera for outdooor pursuits etc, but have a limited budget. Does the job; but the only... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2015 by BruceWayne
(Verified Purchase)

- It consumes batteries like crazy...Even using 2500mAh high-capacity batteries, it's not able to take videos for more than a few seconds, afterwards it stops recording with a message "Battery... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Guy
(Verified Purchase)

Great looking camera that takes great photos. The video quality is good but it doesn't handle loud sound volumes. It doesn't come with a case and being an odd size and shape, they are not easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Tony Eade
(Verified Purchase)

Great value from argos returns -as new -i cant fault it -quality camera.

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nkncoolpixl610, nikon nkncoolpixl610b, nikon nkncoolpixl610bl, nikon nkncoolpixl610blk
Barcodes 00018208131754, 00018208263448, 00018208263455, 00018208263462, 00018208929122, 00018208929160, 00018208929207, 04960759136183

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