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Nikon Coolpix L27

£68.00
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended besteproduct.nl 3.5 Star
A great value for money and multi award winning compact digital camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x No Jun 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix L27 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L27 number 167 across all digital cameras.
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856 Reviews + 2 Awards
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4 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 856 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com and an industry award from Besteproduct.nl. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 2017.
Customers report is a good size, it is fairly priced and good picture quality.
The Coolpix L27 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Features brightness adjustment
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Fairly large closest focusing distance

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 166 in portrait photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 179 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 170 in everyday photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix L27 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L27?

The Nikon Coolpix L27 is 96.4mm wide and 59.2mm tall. It is 28.9mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix L27 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix L27 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L27 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this digital camera a "Recommended" award.

This Nikon digital camera received a "3.5 Star" award from Besteproduct.nl.

Poor Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and besteproduct.nl have rated this camera on average 63%. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Nikon camera is in the bottom 11%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 850 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 84 out of 100. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report it is a Good Size

27 owners who purchased it concluded that it was compact and four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to carry around.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

65 customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

99 people who purchased the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images and two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

94 people thought the product was easy to use, five people who purchased the product thought it was easy to use the menus and two people who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 30,771 expert and user reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Design

12 customers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking, eight owners thought it was neat and three owners who bought it wrote that it was well designed.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L27 had a good flash.

Customers Report Good Technical Guidance

Three people who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance.

Users Report Great Product Quality

43 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Four owners who reviewed it wrote that it had good features.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five customers who bought it considered that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Six people who purchased the Nikon Coolpix L27 reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Users Report it is Robust

Three customers reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix L27 was well made, three customers who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable and three customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was reliable.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom and two customers wrote that it had a good lens.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £68.00 it is cheaper than 94% of cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix L27 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L27's optical zoom of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix L27 of 3.2 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Coolpix L27 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L27 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Coolpix L27's closest focusing distance of 0.1m is in the largest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix L27 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L27 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix L27 supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L27 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix L27 of 2.7" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Coolpix L27's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is quite low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix L27 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix L27 which takes 200 battery life.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since June 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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