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Nikon Coolpix L820

£143.99
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact digital camera with alright features and a giant 30x optical zoom
Compact 16MP 30x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L820 number 185 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
80 Reviews + 3 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
57
Features
Average Features
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Age
3 Years Old
63
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional 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. Canon digital 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 cameras 2017.
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 few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small digital zoom

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 wildlife photography, ranking number 158 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 97 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for sports photography, ranking number 141 in sports photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Average
72
Landscape Photography
Very Good
63
Everyday Photography
Good
72
Sports Photography
Very Good
77
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £100 on eBay 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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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 g.

Nikon Coolpix L820 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix L820 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 11 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 76%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This digital camera has an exceptional average user rating based on 69 user reviews. Over 93% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 30,611 expert and user reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images and two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven owners who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners considered that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L820 considered that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £143.99 it is cheaper than 78% of digital cameras.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix L820's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 45% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix L820 of 30x is in the biggest 8% 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 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L820 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Coolpix L820 of 3,200 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 31% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix L820 of only 3 is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L820 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The Coolpix L820's maximum memory card size of 64GB is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L820 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Pre-Flash

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix L820 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 58% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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870 Battery Life

The Coolpix L820 is a digital camera that takes 870 shots battery life.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Coolpix L820's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix L820's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 70% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on 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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4608 X 3456 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, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix L820 has a carrying case, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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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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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L820 features multi-shot function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L820 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix L820 supports Full HD video. 75% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix L820's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 675mm is quite long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The Coolpix L820 is 3D. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L820 in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon l820ubk, nikon 26404b

Barcodes:

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

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