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Nikon 320 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 26x CCD Jun 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Easy to use
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this medium megapixel camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera received an expert rating of 80% from PhotographyBlog.com. The digital camera expert review sites don't rate this medium megapixel camera that highly.

Good Brand

We checked 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A few Nikon 320 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “Shaped like a compact DSLR” in their review of this digital camera.


Design

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased the Nikon 320 concluded that it was easy to use. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon 320 on PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix L320 is an easy to use long zoom compact camera” and scored the product 4 stars.


Good Quality Lens

One Nikon 320 owner who reviewed the Nikon 320 considered that it had a good zoom.


Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Cameras of this type and age have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. At 26 times zoom factor, the Nikon 320 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the L820 (30x), or the Coolpix S9700 ($329.99) (30x) both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR (30x) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this type and age range from 18mm to 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 585 millimeters, the Nikon 320 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera range from 4.5mm to 40mm. When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Nikon 320's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22.5 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon 320 has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Canon A3200 IS which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (5x), or the Samsung 150F (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 320 has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon J3 + 11 - 27.5mm.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon 320 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 320 has a carrying case, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon 320 has a hand strap, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon 320 has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon 320 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 320 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon 320 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 320 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Nikon 320 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Nikon L31, or the Sony NEX-6Y which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon 320 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera do have an HDMI.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Nikon 320 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 430,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 320 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-6Y.

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2"), or the D4S ($4,200) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Leica T ($1,118.24) (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Nikon camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208933624, 08033737553527, 08431016320516
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