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

6 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 ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 80. 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.
Cheaper by £514
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is £514 cheaper than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 450 by number of sales, whereas the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ ranks No. 226110.
7 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ has an image stabilizer, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 does not. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

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 ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600. That's 24,000 higher than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (25,600).
87% longer slowest 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 (numeric) Edit
Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 1,228,800 pixels display resolution. That's 768,800 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (1,228,800 pixels).
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
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 does not have an image stabilizer, however the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ has an image stabilizer. Read more

Camera shake is a major cause of blurred images, especially with handheld photography or in low light situations where a slow shutter speed is required. Image stabiliser technology detects and corrects slight camera shakes.

Cameras with image stabiliser technology enable steady shooting at lower aperture, making them ideal for situations where the use of flash is not permitted or desired.

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 ISO sensitivity (max) 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 slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a slowest 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 (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a display resolution (numeric) of 460,000 pixels. That's 768,800 pixels lower than the Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ (1,228,800 pixels).
Older by three months
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is three 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).
6 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 ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is 100 minimum ISO speed. 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.
More expensive by £514
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is £514 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L340.
Less retailers
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is only stocked by 5 retailers, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is stocked by 8 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Sony Cybershot RX10 Ⅱ is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 226110 by number of sales in our digital cameras, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 450.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel
20.2MP 20.2MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Total Megapixels
20.48MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
28x
BEST
8.3x
Digital Zoom
2x 33x
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number
5.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
630mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
22.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4 - 112 24 - 200
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
12/9 14/11
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 62mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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 (wide)
0.01 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 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
ISO Sensitivity (max)
1,600 25,600
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80
BEST
100
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s 30s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
1.5 - 2.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
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
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVCHD
Video Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 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
Internal Memory
43MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

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

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
BEST
 PictBridge
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
Photo Effects
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
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 Modes
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

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

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Number of Batteries Supported
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
AA NP-FW50
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
370 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

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
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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