Nikon Coolpix L31 vs Nikon Coolpix L32

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Nikon Coolpix L31
Nikon Coolpix L32

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A little lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a weight of 160gg, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L32 is a 164g digital camera (4g 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 0.9mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (60.3mm).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a depth of 28.9mmmm. That's 0.1mm thinner than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (29mm).
Cheaper by $34
The Nikon Coolpix L31 costs $45.00, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L32 is $79.00.
7 Reasons For
20% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 is a 20.1MP digital camera. That's 4MP higher than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (20.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

4.04MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 is a 20.48MP digital camera. That's 4.04MP more than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (20.48MP).
32% bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 is a 25MB internal memory digital camera. That's 8MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (25MB).
Larger screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 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.

2% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 has a width of 95.4mm. That's 1mm narrower than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (95.4mm).
8 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Marginally better user reviews
Based on 4 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix L32 is 85%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L31 is 84% (based on 124 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
25% lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 16.1MPMP digital camera. That's 4MP lower than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (20.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

4.04MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 16.44MPMP digital camera. That's 4.04MP less than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (20.48MP).
48% smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 17MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 8MB smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (25MB).
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 L32 (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.

2% wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a width of 96.4mmmm. That's 1mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (95.4mm).
Not as many stockists
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is only stocked by 3 retailers, however the Nikon Coolpix L32 is stocked by 11 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by nine months
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is nine months older than the Nikon Coolpix L32.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has an average user score of 84%, but the Nikon Coolpix L32 has an average user rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Moderately heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 has a weight of 164g, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 160gg digital camera (4g 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 L32 is a 60.3mm tall digital camera. That's 0.9mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (60.3mm).
Thicker Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 has a depth of 29mm. That's 0.1mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix L31 (29mm).
More expensive by $34
The Nikon Coolpix L32 is $34 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L31.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16.1MP 20.1MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.44MP 20.48MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Violet
 Violet

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x
BEST
5x
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
4x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.2 3.2
Maximum Focal Length
130mm
BEST
130mm
Minimum Focal Length
26mm 26mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.6 - 23 4.6 - 23
Lens Structure
6/5 6/5

Focusing

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

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 Auto
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 Auto
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum ISO Speed
80 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
BEST
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Pre-flash
Tele Flash Range
0.8 - 1.7 0.8 - 2.1
Flash Range
0.5 - 3.6 0.5 - 4.3

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 AVI
BEST
 AVI
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
17MB 25MB
BEST
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
4x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer
10 10
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Scene Mode
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
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
164g
Height
59.4mm
BEST
60.3mm
Depth
28.9mm
BEST
29mm
Width
96.4mm 95.4mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
160g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
BEST
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
AA AA
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

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

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED C2
 EXPEED C2
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