Nikon Coolpix L840 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Nikon Coolpix L840
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 38xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

14% smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a minimum aperture of 3, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 larger).
355mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a maximum focal length of 855mmmm, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 500mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (355mm shorter).
12% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 22.5mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 2.5mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (25mmmm).
Higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Four supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a four supported battery digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only has one supported battery.
590 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 590 shots, but 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.

One more awards
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has 2 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 has 1 award.
3 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a weight of 161gg, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 538gg digital camera (377g 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.

A little better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 77% based on 6 reviews, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 76% (based on 6 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 94% based on 98 reviews, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 85% (based on 70 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
377g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a weight of 538gg, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 161gg digital camera (377g 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.

Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L840's average expert score is only 76%, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000's is 77% (based on 6 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L840's average user score is 85%, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000's is 94% (based on 98 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 20xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (20xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a minimum aperture of 3.4, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 smaller).
355mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a maximum focal length of 500mmmm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 is an 855mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (355mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 2.5mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (25mmmm).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Only one supported battery Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has one supported battery, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 only has four supported batteries.
Only 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 L840 only takes 590 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.

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One less award
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has only received 1 award, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago

Picture Quality

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

Design

Colour
 Violet
 Violet

Lens System

Optical Zoom
38x
BEST
20x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length
855mm
BEST
500mm
Minimum Focal Length
22.5mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range
4 - 152 4.5 - 90
Lens
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure
12/9 12/10

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Auto Focus Point
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range
3.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
125 125
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.2
Flash Range
0.5 - 6.9 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
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 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
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 640x480@120fps
 640x480@100fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 640x480@120fps
 640x480@100fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

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

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels

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
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Moon
 Cuisine
 Panorama
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Moon
 Cuisine
 Panorama
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 PER
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 PER

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
538g 161g
BEST
Height
78.3mm 60mm
Depth
96mm 27.4mm
Width
113.5mm 99.5mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 161g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
LR6/L40, FR6/L91, EN-MH2 EN-EL19
Maximum Battery Life
1.35h Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
590 shots
BEST
210 shots
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Technical Details

Audio Recording Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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