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Nikon Coolpix L820

£143.99
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Nikon Coolpix L820
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An award winning and very cheap compact digital camera, with good features and a huge 30x optical zoom
Compact 16MP 30x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L820 number 141 across all digital cameras and number 222 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
80 Reviews + 3 Awards
90
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 80 reviews. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites. 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 good picture quality, that it is easy to use and product quality.
The Coolpix L820 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Lens-shift (vr) vibration reduction: nikon\'s automatic vibration reduction technology counters the effects of camera shake in real time, allowing you to capture sharp photos and movies with ease.\
Easy sharing: connect directly to an HDTV via the camera\'s built-in HDMI connector.\
EXPEED c2 image processing system: provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.\
19 scene modes: automatically optimize the camera settings to produce popular photographic styles and effects. achieve great shots simply by selecting the mode that best matches your situation.\
AA-size batteries: your camera is powered by four aa-size batteries, which are readily available across the world.\
Retouch menu: enhance your photos on the spot with a wide range of filter effects. examples include selective colour, which converts your image to monochrome and then adds a splash of colour to the area of your choice, while cross screen adds a starry effect to bright objects.\
Smart portrait system: snap perfect portraits every time. smile timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, blink proof alerts you when someone\'s eyes were closed, and glamour retouch options help you make portraits look more flattering.\
Compact body: with one of the smallest cameras in its class, the COOLPIX l820 still manages to pack in all the features you will ever need.\
7.5-cm (3.0-in.) 921k-dot LCD screen: whether you shoot in bright sunlight or in low light, this large, high-resolution LCD monitor offers clear viewing and playback.\
Very big optical zoom
Full HD (1080p) movie recording: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to record life in full HD motion and stereo sound.\
Back-illuminated 16 MP CMOS sensor: with each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works in tandem with the EXPEED c2 processor to deliver fast, clear images in all light conditions.\
Side zoom lever: use the side zoom lever to maintain a steady grip on the camera when shooting. the less the camera shakes when you hold it, the sharper your images will be.\
Easy to use: with easy auto mode that optimizes all camera settings to suit the light in which you are shooting.\
High-power NIKKOR 30x zoom lens (22.5 675mm): with extreme wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. from sweeping vistas to distant action, enjoy the freedom to capture it all.\
The COOLPIX l820 easy to use features for every occasion. \ \
Wireless transfer: compatible with eye-fi x2 (or later) cards. transmit your digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to your smart device or personal computer and take advantage of nikon\'s online photo sharing service, nikon image space
Only 640 x 480 still image resolution
Heavier than average

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 100 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 105 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 101 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £143.99 to £85 in the last 48 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L820?

The Nikon Coolpix L820 is 111mm wide and 84.5mm tall. It is 76.3mm deep and weighs 470g.

Nikon Coolpix L820 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix L820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all of whom said that this camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 76 out of 100 based on 11 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Techradar.

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Excellent User Reviews

Owners have rated this Nikon digital camera as exceptional on average. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six owners who bought the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images and three people reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

Very Good Brand

We checked 40,636 owner and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Four customers who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix L820 considered that it had a good screen.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £85.00 it is in the cheapest 15% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera was released in January 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix L820's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L820's optical zoom of 30x is very big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L820 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Nikon Coolpix L820's maximum ISO sensitivity of 16,000 is higher than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix L820's minimum aperture number of 3 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Coolpix L820 of 470g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L820 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix L820 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L820 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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

The Coolpix L820's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 675mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 35% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Coolpix L820's internal memory of 65MB is in the biggest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix L820 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix L820 has an HDMI port. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix L820 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L820 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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870 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix L820 which takes 870 battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix L820's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 59% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Coolpix L820's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 86% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix L820's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 50% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L820 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L820 of only 5.8 is smaller than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix L820 supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L820 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix L820's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix L820 of only 22.5mm is shorter than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The Coolpix L820 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vna330e1, nikon nknl820, nikon 26404b

Barcodes:

00018208264025, 00018208264032, 00018208264049, 00018208934164, 00018208934218, 00018208934256, 00018208934287, 00018208934294, 00133588915166, 00617529199773, 00635492501515, 00745495451165, 08033737552179, 08033737552766, 08033737552919, 08431016820511, 08431016820917

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