Nikon Coolpix L840 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Nikon Coolpix L840
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 38x optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20x). 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 number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a minimum aperture number of 3, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 larger).
355mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix L840 is 855mm maximum focal length, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 500mm maximum focal length digital camera (355mm shorter).
12% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 22.5mm. That's 2.5mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (25mm).
Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a vari-angle LCD display, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not have a vari-angle LCD display.
Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Nikon Coolpix L840 is 921,000 pixels display resolution. That's 461,000 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (460,000 pixels).
Histogram Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 features histogram, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not feature histogram.
Four number of batteries supporteds Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is a four number of batteries supported digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only has one number of batteries supported.
590.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Nikon Coolpix L840 is 590.00, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Cheaper by $30
The Nikon Coolpix L840 costs $29.99 less than the Nikon Coolpix S7000.
2 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a weight of 161g, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 538g 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.

13 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
377g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L840 has a weight of 538g, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 161g 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.

Less retailers
The Nikon Coolpix L840 is only stocked by 7 retailers, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is stocked by 20 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
11 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 20x optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (20x). 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 number Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 3.4 minimum aperture, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 smaller).
355mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 500mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 is an 855mm maximum focal length digital camera (355mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 25mm minimum focal length. That's 2.5mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (25mm).
Does not have a vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not have a vari-angle LCD display, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 does.
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461,000 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix L840 (460,000 pixels).
Does not feature histogram Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not feature histogram, but the Nikon Coolpix L840 features histogram.
Only one number of batteries supported Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has one number of batteries supported, however the Nikon Coolpix L840 only has four number of batteries supporteds.
Only 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a digital camera that takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L840 only takes 590.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

More expensive by $30
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is $29.99 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L840.
Older by ten months
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is ten months older than the Nikon Coolpix L840.

Awards

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.76MP 16.76MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Violet
 Violet

Lens System

Optical Zoom
38x
BEST
20x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture Number
3
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
855mm
BEST
500mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
22.5mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4 - 152 4.5 - 90
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
12/9 12/10

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.01 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Auto Focus (AF) Points
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
3.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - ∞

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
125 125
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Auto
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.2
Flash Range (wide)
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
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At 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
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
20MB 20MB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot
Histogram
 Histogram
BEST
 Histogram
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
 Direct printing
Scene Modes
 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
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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 Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Number of Batteries Supported
4
BEST
1
Battery Type
LR6/L40, FR6/L91, EN-MH2 EN-EL19
Battery Life (max)
1.35h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
590 shots
BEST
210 shots
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Audio Recording Formats
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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