Nikon Coolpix L31 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Nikon Coolpix L31
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
0.2 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a minimum aperture of 3.2, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 larger).
57% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 45 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (125).
Marginally lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a weight of 160gg, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 161gg digital camera (1g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 59.4mmmm tall digital camera. That's 0.6mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (60mmmm).
4% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a width of 96.4mmmm. That's 3.1mm narrower than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (99.5mmmm).
Two supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has two supported batteries, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only has one supported battery.
11 Reasons For
2% more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 16.76MPMP digital camera. That's 0.32MP more than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (16.76MPMP).
Significantly longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a maximum focal length of 500mmmm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L31 is only a 130mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (370mm shorter).
4% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (25mmmm).
84% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 5 higher than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (6,400).
15% bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 20MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 3MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (20MBMB).
Larger screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a screen size of 3"". That's 0.3" larger than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (3""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

50% higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a depth of 27.4mmmm. That's 1.5mm thinner than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (27.4mmmm).
210 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a digital camera that takes 210 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L31 only takes 200 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Much better expert reviews
Based on 6 reviews, the average expert review score of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 77%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L31 is 60% (based on 2 reviews).
Much better user reviews
Based on 98 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 94%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L31 is 84% (based on 124 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
2% less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 16.44MPMP digital camera. That's 0.32MP less than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (16.76MPMP).
Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a maximum focal length of 130mmmm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 500mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (370mm longer).
4% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 26mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (25mmmm).
5x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 5 lower than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (6,400).
18% smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 17MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 3MB smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20MBMB).
12% smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a screen size of 2.7"". That's 0.3" smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (3""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

230 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Thicker Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a depth of 28.9mmmm. That's 1.5mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (27.4mmmm).
Only 200 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Expert review Rating is much Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L31 only has an average expert score of 60%, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average expert rating of 77% (based on 6 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has an average user score of 84%, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average user rating of 94% (based on 98 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
0.2 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a minimum aperture of 3.4, but the Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 3.2 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 smaller).
36% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 45 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (125).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a weight of 161gg, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 160gg digital camera (1g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 60mmmm tall digital camera. That's 0.6mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (60mmmm).
4% wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a width of 99.5mmmm. That's 3.1mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (99.5mmmm).
Only one supported battery Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has one supported battery, however the Nikon Coolpix L31 only has two supported batteries.
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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16.1MP 16MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.44MP 16.76MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Violet
 Violet

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x
BEST
20x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.2
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length
130mm 500mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
26mm 25mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.6 - 23 4.5 - 90
Lens Structure
6/5 12/10

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.1 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 64
 125
 200
 320
 400
 640
 3200
 6400
 25
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 64
 125
 200
 320
 400
 640
 3200
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
125
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
0.8 - 1.7 1.5 - 3.2
Flash Range
0.5 - 3.6 0.5 - 2.8
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Format
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
17MB 20MB
BEST
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
4x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer
10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Scene Mode
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
160g
BEST
161g
Height
59.4mm
BEST
60mm
Depth
28.9mm 27.4mm
BEST
Width
96.4mm
BEST
99.5mm
Weight Including Battery
160g
BEST
161g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
2
BEST
1
Battery Size
AA EN-EL19
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots 210 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED C2
 EXPEED C2
Audio Recording Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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