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Nikon Coolpix L31 vs Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L31 vs Nikon Coolpix L32

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Nikon Coolpix L31
Nikon Coolpix L32

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
A little lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a weight of 160g, 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.

Cheaper by $63
The Nikon Coolpix L31 costs $55.99, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L32 is $119.00.
6 Reasons For
20% higher megapixel 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.

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 display diagonal Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 has a display diagonal 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.

5 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Nikon Coolpix L32 ranks No. 1347 by number of sales, but the Nikon Coolpix L31 ranks No. 6915.
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

6 Reasons Against
25% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 16.1MP 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.

48% smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 17MB internal memory digital camera. That's 8MB smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L32 (25MB).
12% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a display diagonal 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.

Not as many stockists
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is only stocked by 2 retailers, however the Nikon Coolpix L32 is stocked by 7 stores. 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.
Less popular
The Nikon Coolpix L31 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 6915 by number of sales in our digital cameras, but the Nikon Coolpix L32 ranks No. 1347.
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).
2 Reasons Against
Moderately heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L32 has a weight of 164g, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L31 is a 160g 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.

More expensive by $63
The Nikon Coolpix L32 is $63.01 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L31.

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Average User Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 17 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
16.1MP 20.1MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.44MP 20.48MP
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Violet
 Violet

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture Number
3.2 3.2
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
130mm 130mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
26mm 26mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.6 - 23 4.6 - 23
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
6/5 6/5

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.1 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
0.8 - ∞ 0.8 - ∞
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 Auto
 80
 160
 800
 1600
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max)
1,600 Unknown - Click to provide data
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Pre-flash
Flash Range (tele)
0.8 - 1.7 0.8 - 2.1
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 3.6 0.5 - 4.3
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

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

Audio

Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
17MB 25MB
BEST
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Magnification
4x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer Delay
10 10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ARA
 ARA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
160g
BEST
164g
Height
59.4mm 60.3mm
Depth
28.9mm 29mm
Width
96.4mm 95.4mm
Weight (including Battery)
160g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Alkaline
BEST
 Alkaline
Battery Supported
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
AA AA
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
200 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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