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Nikon Coolpix L810 Digital Camera

16.1MP 26x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon Coolpix L810 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Four years ago expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned “Is capable of taking a decent picture.” in their Nikon Coolpix L810 review. Also four years ago expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L810 “Every manufacturer releases a megazoom model to entice certain photographers into buying their brand”. Photographyblog.com also said “The Nikon Coolpix L810 would suit the outdoor rambler who likes to take pictures of wildlife without disturbing them”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money” however despite that they gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars. Ephotozine.com said four years ago “It isn't great if you are looking for a camera capable of shooting fast moving pictures, such as sports” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk mentioned in their review also four years ago “It has 16 megapixels and can shoot High Definition Movies”.

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Good Brand

Based on 19,122 owner and expert reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its bridge camera digital cameras compared to other brands.

Reasonably Priced

Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was cheap. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “Are on a budget” in their Nikon Coolpix L810 review. Expert website Cameralabs.com said “Nikon L810 review The Nikon COOLPIX L810 is a budget super-zoom camera with a 26x stabilised range” in their review.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money. Four years ago Photographyblog.com said in their review on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix L810 is an affordable super-zoom compact camera sporting a 26x zoom lens”.

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Good Size

A number of Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Camera Labs “For those looking for a longer range than is currently available from compact super-zooms” and scored the Nikon Coolpix L810 80 out of 100. Four years ago Digital-Photography-School.com said in their Nikon Coolpix L810 review “As far as I can recall, this is Nikon’s longest range maxi-zoom compact”.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L810 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Expert website Cameras.co.uk said “The Nikon Coolpix L810 has plenty of zoom power (26x) and is available at a lower price than the majority of digital cameras with a similarly long lens”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L810 “The Nikon Coolpix L810 may be frill-free in terms of lacking any real photo control or many creative options.”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, the HP D3500, and the Olympus SP-620UZ is also worth considering.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix L810 which are not 3D compatible, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX100V, or the DSC-HX200 both from Sony or the Olympus SP-620UZ.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon Coolpix L810 supports video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which do not support video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120, and the Olympus SP-620UZ which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix L810, the Coolpix L810 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, the Samsung NX30 (£433.59), or the Fujifilm FinePix S6800.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix L810 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix L810.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS, and the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR (£317.00) is also worth considering.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon Coolpix L810 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This digital camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix L810. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this camera.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Coolpix L810 has a greater number of white balance modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera also have still image resolutions of 640 x 480, 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst still image resolution across comparable types of camera is 640 x 360.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has a quite high display resolution (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L810. The display resolutions of cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix L810 range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels.

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Short

The heights of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810 range from 56mm to 130mm. The Coolpix L810 is fairly short (only 76.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810.

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Narrow

With a width of only 111 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is one of the narrower cameras that were launched more than two years ago amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. The narrowest bridge camera camera that came out more than two years ago is 41mm wide, the widest is 140mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format on cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

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

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix L810 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix L810. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Coolpix L810 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The minimum focal lengths of bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix L810 range from 4.5mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length is 24mm. With a minimum focal length of only 22.5 millimeters, the Coolpix L810 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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15 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

Based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 67 out of 100.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix L810 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was not noisy. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said “A noisy sensor and unreliable autofocus undermine some impressive specifications” in their review of this digital camera.

Poor Support

One Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewer said in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Cameralabs.com said on expert website Camera Labs “Who aren't interested in manual exp” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L810.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L810 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810 which support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, or the Fujifilm FinePix S8400 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Nikon Coolpix L810 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the FinePix S8400, or the FinePix S9400 both from Fujifilm.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L810, the Coolpix L810 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Coolpix L810 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix L810 also do not have a GPS.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a GPS including the DSC-HX100V, the DSC-HX200, or the DSC-HX400 (£282.99) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of view of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix L810 range from 95% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. At only 95 percent, the Coolpix L810 has a very narrow field of view compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix L810 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L810. The flash modes "Flash off" and "Flash on" are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has a greater number of camera file systems than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Coolpix L810 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only Has One Light Exposure Mode

The Coolpix L810 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Manual, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes Auto are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the Coolpix L810 has one of the lower maximum ISO speeds amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The maximum ISO speeds of comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L810 range from 1,600 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 8,000.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At only 4 seconds, the Coolpix L810 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810 the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 2s to 120s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 20s.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix L810 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix L810

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix L810 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix L810.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the FinePix S8600, and the FinePix HS30EXR (£317.00) both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix L120 is also worth considering.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Nikon camera was released over four years ago.

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 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 alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix S8600, the Nikon Coolpix L120, or the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (£164.99) which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 26 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L810 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

If this bridge camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the FinePix S4400 (28x and higher rated), the FinePix SL300 (£219.00) (30x and higher rated), or the FinePix S4800 (30x and higher rated) all from Fujifilm.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix L810 has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Pixpro AZ361 (16.15MP), or the Pixpro AZ421 (£149.00) (16.15MP) both from Kodak or the Fujifilm FinePix S9200 (£159.99) (16.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L810 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix L810.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, and the Olympus SP-620UZ is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Samsung WB110 (5x), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (£209.00) (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
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 Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
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
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
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
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Interface
Focal Length
Cable
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Aperture Priority Mode

Expert Reviews

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12 February 2013

Nikon COOLPIX L810 review full sample image gallery If you'd have told a photographer three years ago that they'd be able to pick up a 26x optical zoom bridge camera for a little over £100,... Read more…

1 October 2012

The Nikon COOLPIX L810 is a no-frills superzoom with a long range, point-and-shoot functionality and a budget price tag. For those looking for a longer range than is currently available from...

7 August 2012

Every manufacturer releases a megazoom model to entice certain photographers into buying their brand. The Nikon Coolpix L810 would suit the outdoor rambler who likes to take pictures of wildlife...

23 July 2012

In terms of finding a fit with an audience, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is most aptly suited to holidaying families wanting a 'one lens does it all' option, with the bonus of being able to zoom back...

23 July 2012

Available in black, the crimson of our review sample, blue or bronze, the Nikon Coolpix L810 may be frill-free in terms of lacking any real photo control or many creative options, but this is...

As far as I can recall, this is Nikon?s longest range maxi-zoom compact. Previously there was the L20, with a 21x zoom ? but nothing at this 26x level.There is a demand for such cameras. And, as... Read more…

12 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 offers a lot of specs at a low price. If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money...

11 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 offers a lot of specs at a low price. If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money...

9 May 2012

A noisy sensor and unreliable autofocus undermine some impressive specifications...

1 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has plenty of zoom power (26x) and is available at a lower price than the majority of digital cameras with a similarly long lens. It has 16 megapixels and can shoot High... Read more…

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