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Nikon Coolpix L840

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Nikon Coolpix L840

£277.41
£250.00 £27 cheaper than 8 days ago
Nikon Coolpix L840
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Nikon Coolpix L840 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L840 number 77 across all digital cameras and number 132 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
982 Reviews + 2 Awards
92
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Highly Recommended" from Camera Labs and a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com. 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.
The Coolpix L840 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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 39 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 41 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 39 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

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £277.41 to £250 in the last 8 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Nikon Coolpix L840 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L840?

The Nikon Coolpix L840 is 113.5mm wide and 96mm tall. It is 78.3mm deep and weighs 538g.

Nikon Coolpix L840 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix L840 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this Nikon camera. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Camera Labs and it received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, dkamera.de and Chip.de this camera has an overall expert rating of 76 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 978 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Nikon digital camera is 89 out of 100. 564 reviewers (91% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 user and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £250.00 it is cheaper than 66% of cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Nikon Coolpix L840 of $177.05 (£245.59) in the United States. That's a saving of £4.41.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera was released in December 2015.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix L840 of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 typical of many cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L840's optical zoom of 38x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 78% of all 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 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L840 of 3 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L840 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Coolpix L840's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix L840 of 538g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L840 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Coolpix L840 supports direct printing. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix L840 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Headphone Output

The Coolpix L840 has a headphone output, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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590 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a digital camera that takes 590 shots battery life.

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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|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L840 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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

The Nikon Coolpix L840's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22.5mm is in the shortest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L840 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix L840 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix L840 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix L840 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L840 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Coolpix L840 of only 20MB is smaller than 70% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L840 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L840 of only 6.5 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix L840's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix L840 of 921,000 pixels is higher than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix L840's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix L840 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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