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Nikon Coolpix L29

A classic compact camera with average features
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Jun 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix L29 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L29 number 704 across all digital cameras.
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211 Reviews
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 69%, based on 211 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and excellent product quality. However they also report poor technical guidance.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Very small digital zoom

Nikon Coolpix L29 Video Reviews


Nikon Coolpix L29 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This camera received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from Ephotozine. This puts this Nikon camera in the bottom 9% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 88%. 113 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

23 customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

22 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

Two owners said in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance.

  • The camera itself is great, unfortunately the instructions were all in a foreign…
    Eileen (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The camera itself is great, unfortunately the instructions were all in a foreign language…
    Eileen (Amazon) - February 2015

Very Good Brand

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 within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Six customers agreed that it was good quality.

  • Brilliant, really easy to use and the picture quality is great…
  • Don't get too over excited about this, as most models in this range are merely passable for smaller print quality and very basic.
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Good quality photos…
    June Tait (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Ideal as a started camera easy to use & good quality pictures…
    IvorM (Amazon) - November 2014
  • It looks good quality and is small…
    Gill (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Love this camera very good for a night and outings easy to use, arrived quicker than expected and the picture quality is brilliant…
    Charlotte (Amazon) - August 2014

Users Report Nice Design

Five customers said in their reviews that it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two owners reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

18 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Four owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L29 agreed that it was compact.


Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix L29's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L29's optical zoom of 5x is relatively 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix L29 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Nikon Coolpix L29's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L29 of 3.2 is pretty average 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L29 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Light

The Nikon Coolpix L29's weight of only 59.4g is very light compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital 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 Carrying Case

The Coolpix L29 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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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|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200|1600 x 1200|640 x 480|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L29 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix L29 has a pre-flash. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Coolpix L29 of only 4x is quite small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix L29 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L29 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix L29 of 0.435" is pretty typical 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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380 Battery Life

The Coolpix L29 is a digital camera that takes 380 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix L29 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Nikon Coolpix L29 of 0.1m is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L29 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix L29 of 2.7" is fairly 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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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Coolpix L29 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since June 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon crtnkcpl29srb
Barcodes 00018208264728, 00018208892563, 00018208892570, 00018208892587, 00018208892594, 00018208937820, 00018208937851, 00018208937882, 00018208937912, 00617689592971, 00841434100771, 02724288731408, 05054230448809, 05054230448847, 08033737553862, 08033737553879, 08431016229413, 08431016229512, 08431016229611, 08431016229918, 08590977020177

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix L29

Higher megapixel
Hugely smaller maximum aperture number

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