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Nikon Coolpix L810
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Nikon Coolpix L810 Digital Camera

16.1MP 26x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “Is capable of taking a decent picture.” and scored the product 4 stars. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L810 five years ago “Every manufacturer releases a megazoom model to entice certain photographers into buying their brand” . Photographyblog.com also wrote “The Nikon Coolpix L810 would suit the outdoor rambler who likes to take pictures of wildlife without disturbing them”.

Several Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewers considered that the product had a good picture resolution. Five years ago Cnet.com mentioned “If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money” but even so they only scored it 3 stars. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “It isn't great if you are looking for a camera capable of shooting fast moving pictures, such as sports”. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk wrote “It has 16 megapixels and can shoot High Definition Movies”.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon cameras and also specifically for Nikon bridge camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who purchased it agreed that it was cheap. Expert website Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote “Are on a budget”. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert review site Camera Labs “Nikon L810 review The Nikon COOLPIX L810 is a budget super-zoom camera with a 26x stabilised range”.

One Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewer considered that this digital camera was good value for money. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L810 on expert website PhotographyBlog.com five years ago “The Nikon Coolpix L810 is an affordable super-zoom compact camera sporting a 26x zoom lens”.

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Good Size

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact. Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review on expert review site Camera Labs “For those looking for a longer range than is currently available from compact super-zooms”. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “As far as I can recall, this is Nikon’s longest range maxi-zoom compact” .

Good Quality Lens

A number of people considered that this digital camera had a good zoom. Cameras.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and wrote “The Nikon Coolpix L810 has plenty of zoom power (26x) and is available at a lower price than the majority of digital cameras with a similarly long lens”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix L810 may be frill-free in terms of lacking any real photo control or many creative options.” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

The Coolpix L810 has a better sensor type than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Nikon digital camera has a CCD sensor type, whereas most cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

This digital camera's sensor type (CCD) is in fact the best sensor type amongst all bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A MOS sensor type is the worst sensor type amongst comparable types of digital camera.

Other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might want to consider include the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], or the Olympus SP-620UZ[plb_362464_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810 which do not support video capability, the Coolpix L810 supports video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], the Fujifilm FinePix SL260[plb_1429510_price], or the Olympus SP-620UZ[plb_362464_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix L810 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix L810 also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price], and the Samsung WB110[plb_1605492_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L810 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], the Samsung WB2100[plb_1495936_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62[plb_1884253_price].

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Has Three Image Editings

The Coolpix L810 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The image editings "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Coolpix L810 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix L810 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 640 x 480, 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Coolpix L810 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (921,000 pixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. Bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 460 pixels and 1,500,000 pixels.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon Coolpix L810 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Coolpix L810 is more than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810 range from 4.5mm to 28mm. At only 22.5 millimeters, the Coolpix L810 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix L810.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 67 out of 100.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix L810 reviewer who bought the Nikon Coolpix L810 considered that it was not noisy. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “A noisy sensor and unreliable autofocus undermine some impressive specifications” and gave the Nikon Coolpix L810 a score of 2 stars.

Poor Support

One customer who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L810 considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Cameralabs.com said on Camera Labs “Who aren't interested in manual exp” but despite that they still gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L810 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix L810 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the HS30[pl_1334661_price], or the HS25EXR[pl_1334698_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-HX200[plb_1475281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix L810 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to consider including the PowerShot SX510[pl_2686640_price], or the PowerShot SX60 HS[pl_2497189_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix L810, the Coolpix L810 does not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price], or the DSC-HX400[pl_2173117_price] both from Sony or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L810, the Coolpix L810 is not waterproof.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of views of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L810 range from 95% to 100%. When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix L810 that we have assessed the field of view of, the Coolpix L810's field of view of only 95 percent is one of the narrowest.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has a greater number of flash modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810. The flash modess "Flash off" and "Flash on" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has a greater number of camera file systems than most bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras that were released more than two years ago. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Coolpix L810 has a greater number of shooting modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Only Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Coolpix L810 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently found light exposure modes is Shutter priority AE, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Auto are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L810 is 1,600 and the highest is 26,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600, the Coolpix L810 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L810.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L810 is 20s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 2s to 120s. At only 4 seconds, the Coolpix L810 has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon Coolpix L810 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix L810

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Coolpix L810 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the FinePix S4800[pl_1735658_price], and the S8200[pl_1565851_price] both from Fujifilm or the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this Nikon camera was released.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the P600[pl_2176383_price], or the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix S8600[plb_2205969_price].

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Average Optical Zoom

At 26 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L810 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L810.

If this bridge camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the S4400[pl_1394256_price] (28x), the SL300[pl_1334660_price] (30x), or the Finepix SL300[pl_2620180_price] (30x) all from Fujifilm which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel

The Coolpix L810 has a fairly typical megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix L810.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the Pixpro AZ361[pl_3012499_price] (16.15MP), or the Pixpro AZ421[pl_2515884_price] (16.15MP) both from Kodak or the Fujifilm FinePix S8400[plb_1558027_price] (16.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L810 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L810.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Olympus SP-620UZ[plb_362464_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72[plb_1983697_price] (5x), the Samsung WB110[plb_1605492_price] (5x), or the Fujifilm Finepix SL300[plb_2620180_price] (6.7x) which is also higher rated.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Cable Type
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Aperture Priority AE

Expert Reviews

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12 February 2013

Nikon COOLPIX L810 review full sample image gallery If you'd have told a photographer three years ago that they'd be able to pick up a 26x optical zoom bridge camera for a little over £100,... Read more…

1 October 2012

The Nikon COOLPIX L810 is a no-frills superzoom with a long range, point-and-shoot functionality and a budget price tag. For those looking for a longer range than is currently available from...

7 August 2012

Every manufacturer releases a megazoom model to entice certain photographers into buying their brand. The Nikon Coolpix L810 would suit the outdoor rambler who likes to take pictures of wildlife...

23 July 2012

In terms of finding a fit with an audience, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is most aptly suited to holidaying families wanting a 'one lens does it all' option, with the bonus of being able to zoom back...

23 July 2012

Available in black, the crimson of our review sample, blue or bronze, the Nikon Coolpix L810 may be frill-free in terms of lacking any real photo control or many creative options, but this is...

As far as I can recall, this is Nikon?s longest range maxi-zoom compact. Previously there was the L20, with a 21x zoom ? but nothing at this 26x level.There is a demand for such cameras. And, as... Read more…

12 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 offers a lot of specs at a low price. If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money...

11 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 offers a lot of specs at a low price. If you need fast shooting performance, though, you'll need to spend more money...

9 May 2012

A noisy sensor and unreliable autofocus undermine some impressive specifications...

1 May 2012

The Nikon Coolpix L810 has plenty of zoom power (26x) and is available at a lower price than the majority of digital cameras with a similarly long lens. It has 16 megapixels and can shoot High... Read more…

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