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Nikon Coolpix L26

78

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Nikon Coolpix L26

£70.00
Nikon Coolpix L26
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An award winning and affordable compact camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2012
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Nikon Coolpix L26 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L26 number 258 across all digital cameras.
86
Reviews
105 Reviews + 1 Award
89
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features
Good Features
58
Age
6 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 105 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and it is a good size.
The Coolpix L26 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Capture precious moments beautifully and easily
16.1 effective megapixels of pure imaging power
5x zoom with 26 mm wide-angle coverage
Easy auto mode and bright 7.5-cm (3-in.) TFT LCD monitor
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 181 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 195 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 190 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix L26 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L26?

The Nikon Coolpix L26 is 96mm wide and 59.7mm tall. It is 28.8mm deep and weighs 0.164kg.

Nikon Coolpix L26 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix L26 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L26 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, fotomaniak.pl and CNET.co.uk the average expert rating of this camera is 66 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, Coolpix L26 owners rated this camera 85 out of 100. 56 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

14 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use and two people who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

16 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 user and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact and two people who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was lightweight.

Users Report Good Product Quality

10 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L26 concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people wrote that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

25 customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £70.00 it is cheaper than 92% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix L26 and the United Kingdom price of £70.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $79.00 (£109.58).

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market since February 2012.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix L26's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix L26 of 5x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 53% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix L26 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. 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 L26 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix L26's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix L26 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L26 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix L26 of only 164g is lighter than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix L26 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Coolpix L26 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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

The Coolpix L26's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 130mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix L26's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 69% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low 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 Coolpix L26's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L26 of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 81% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix L26 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Coolpix L26 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L26 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L26 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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

The Nikon Coolpix L26's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 32% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Coolpix L26's internal memory of only 20MB is in the smallest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The Coolpix L26's field of view of only 98% is in the narrowest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average field of view of all digital cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 92% and the widest being 1,000%.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix L26 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 75% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L26 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L26 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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