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Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
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A classic and good spec bridge digital camera
Bridge 14.1MP 21x Yes Jun 2011
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Nikon Coolpix L120 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L120 number 841 across all digital cameras.
89
Reviews
149 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
62
Age
6 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 85% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and good lens quality.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
21x zoom with wide-angle capability
Craftsmanship includes A high-resolution LCD monitor
Full complement of VR features
HD movie recording with stereo sound
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

30
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
52
Landscape Photography
Average
62
Everyday Photography
Good
83
Sports Photography
Excellent
70
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix L120 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L120?

The Nikon Coolpix L120 is 109.9mm wide and 78.4mm tall. It is 76.5mm deep and weighs 0.431kg.

Nikon Coolpix L120 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix L120 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L120 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 17 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digicam Buyer.co.uk the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 72 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 132 user reviews the average user rating of this Nikon camera is 86 out of 100. 77 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 85% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L120 concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

26 owners who reviewed it said that it was easy to use and three owners who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

21 owners said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L120 had a good zoom, four people who purchased it wrote that it had a good autofocus and two customers mentioned that it had a good lens.

Very Good Brand

We checked 41,167 expert and user reviews (including 10,836 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Six owners considered that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Users Report a Good Flash

Five customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good flash.

Users Report Excellent Design

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

50 people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images and three customers reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Seven people said in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it had a good screen.

Users Report Great Product Quality

10 people who purchased the product said that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Four customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good for video recording.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since June 2011.

Features

Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix L120 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix L120's sensor megapixels of only 14.1MP is lower than 68% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L120's optical zoom of 21x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix L120 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L120 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon Coolpix L120's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix L120's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 79% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix L120 of 431g is heavier than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L120 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix L120 of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix L120 of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L120 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 0.095kg and 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg. The weight of the Coolpix L120 of 0.431kg is heavier than 82% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix L120 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix L120 is 4320 x 3240. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix L120's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The Coolpix L120 is Energy Star certified, unlike 98% of cameras which are not Energy Star certified.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix L120 of 102MB is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix L120 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix L120's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L120 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix L120 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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520 Battery Life

The Coolpix L120 is a digital camera that takes 520 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix L120 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix L120 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon l120bronze, nikon l120black, nikon l120red, nikon w16gb

Barcodes:

00018208262533, 00018208262540, 00018208262557, 00018208920877, 00018208920884, 00018208920914, 00018208920921, 00182089208772, 00182089209144, 03610170034957

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