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Nikon Coolpix L610

£185.00
A classic and average value for money compact camera
Compact 16MP 14x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix L610 Review

With very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L610 number 275 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 58?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 90 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report superior product quality, good video capture and it is robust. However they also report poor battery life.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Fairly large closest focusing distance

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix L610 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for wildlife photography, ranking number 234 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 256 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 266 in landscape photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix L610 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L610?

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is 108mm wide and 68.4mm tall. It is 34.1mm deep and weighs 240g.

Nikon Coolpix L610 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix L610 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L610 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This camera has an average expert rating of 64 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus. The digital camera expert review sites don't rate this Nikon digital camera very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 82 owner reviews this Nikon camera has an overall owner rating of 86%. 16 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Sub-Standard Battery Life

Two owners who purchased it wrote that it did not have a good battery life.

Very Good Brand

Based on 30,771 expert and user reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings 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.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Five people said in their reviews that it was good quality.

  • For a carry anywhere camera it produces really nice quality photos…
    Steve (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Once again check out the low light photo handheld with no flash -not sure why anyone would want better quality --unless of course you are a PRO…
    Steve (Amazon) - November 2014
  • The video quality is good…
    Guy (Amazon) - June 2015
  • The optical zoom is superb, close ups with real depth of field and on the normal zoom great quality photos…
  • Bargain Quality Camera at a great price…
    Steve (Amazon) - November 2014

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Four owners said in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

Three customers who purchased the product thought it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six people reckoned that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Three owners who bought the product thought it was good looking.

  • In the box ========== The camera comes neatly packaged in a nice small-ish box with a number of accessories…
  • That's pretty good for a budget camera…
    Peter (Amazon) - October 2012
  • It worked beautifully until it started malfunctioning…
  • So it was a beautiful device.
  • Clearly, this is not necessarily a fault of the design of the model; it might be an individual problem for this particular product of mine.
  • It's not particularly stylish…
    Peter (Amazon) - October 2012

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five owners said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two people who purchased the product wrote that it was compact.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use and two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £185.00 it is cheaper than 70% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix L610 and the United Kingdom price of £185.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $199.99 (£259.89).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix L610's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix L610's optical zoom of 14x is relatively 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L610 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Coolpix L610's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 3,200 is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix L610 of 5.9 is relatively 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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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix L610 of 240g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix L610 features multi-shot function. 91% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Nikon Coolpix L610 of 0.01m is in the largest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The Coolpix L610 is 3D. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix L610 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix L610 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix L610 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

Digital cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Nikon Coolpix L610's field of view of only 96% is in the narrowest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix L610 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Two Aspherical Lenses

The Coolpix L610 has more aspherical lenses than most of the cameras. This camera is a two aspherical lens digital camera compared to most of the digital cameras which only have one aspherical lens.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix L610 has a night mode. 96% of digital cameras do not have a night mode.

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix L610 of only 3.3 is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x. The Coolpix L610's digital zoom of only 2x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 120 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix L610 is a digital camera that takes 120 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Coolpix L610 of 3" is in the largest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix L610 of 0.435" is relatively 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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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L610 in December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nkncoolpixl610blk
Barcodes 00018208131754, 00018208263448, 00018208263455, 00018208263462, 00018208929122, 00018208929160, 00018208929207, 04960759136183

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