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Nikon Coolpix L2 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 6MP 3x 4x Jun 2010
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Release Date
Good quality pictures
Good product quality
Poor expert reviews
15 Reviews

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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, dinside.no/data and CNET.com.au the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 63 out of 100. The expert review sites don't rate this camera very highly.

Good Brand

Based on 25,424 expert and owner reviews (including 514 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Several people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L2 was good quality. Cnet.co.uk wrote ten years ago “Its image quality is excellent for its class” in their review. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “The is targeted at the photographer who wants a simple to use, compact, high quality digital camera”. Neocamera.com mentioned ten years ago “Easy to hold Good quality lens provides decent overall sharpness Images had good color even under harsh lighting Excellent macro performance Loads of hel” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L2.

Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L2 wrote that it was easy to use. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “The ease of use of this camera is hard to beat”. Neocamera.com wrote ten years ago “Very simple to use”.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L2 thought it was a good design.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewer who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L2 reckoned that it was ergonomic. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on Imaging Resource.com ten years ago “A sharp 3x Nikkor optical zoom and improved overall ergonomics, making it the slimmest” in their review.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 owner said that it was smooth. Neocamera.com mentioned “Slimmed down stylish design in attractive gun-metal grey color Well-built body with smooth curves” however despite that they scored this digital camera 20 out of 100.

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Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Neocamera.com mentioned “Reliable matrix metering”. One person concluded that the product was well made.


Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon Coolpix L2 owners who bought this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Cnet.com mentioned ten years ago “Its pictures are quite good” . Cnet.com.au wrote on CNET.com.au “For its class, delivers excellent photos that require minimal effort” in their review of this digital camera. Ten years ago expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “It produces consistently good images”.

One person thought it had a good image sensor. Imaging-Resource.com said on Imaging Resource.com “The Nikon Coolpix L2 has a lot going for it, including a generous 6-megapixel CCD sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewer who bought the Nikon Coolpix L2 said that it had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com said on expert website CNET.com “Digital camera, 6,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2 in - Color, 23 MB Good” in their Nikon Coolpix L2 review.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good screen.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers who bought it concluded that it had a good lens. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote in their Nikon Coolpix L2 review “The lens, which delivers good sharpness, is betrayed by strong barrel distortion at wide-angle” but even so they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 owner said in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

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Features

Good Technical Features

A few Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Ten years ago expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned “Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewNikons new budget L series cameras promise to pack a lot of features into a sleek, compact body” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three Nikon Coolpix L2 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact. Megapixel.net wrote in their review “The Nikon Coolpix L2 is another in Nikons line-up of simple compact cameras” and rated it 4 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 reviewer said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned ten years ago “A bright 2.0-inch LCD with in-camera image-improvement features, in lightweight and compact bodies” in their Nikon Coolpix L2 review.

One Nikon Coolpix L2 owner thought the Nikon Coolpix L2 was a good body shape. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. Megapixel.net scored the Nikon Coolpix L2 4 stars and mentioned “The camera is thin and rounded” in their Nikon Coolpix L2 review.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 120 grams, the Coolpix L2 is fairly light compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. The weights of digital cameras of this age and type range from 50g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix L2 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support video recording.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was not noisy. Neocamera.com wrote ten years ago “Always set automatically Slower than average shutter response 3x zoom control is noisy and slow Resolution low for 2-inch LCD screen High image noise in dim ligh” in their review of this digital camera.

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon Coolpix L2 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Coolpix L2 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L2 in June 2010.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Coolpix L2 supports video capability. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix L2 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon Coolpix L2 features date imprinting. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature date imprinting.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Coolpix L2 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Coolpix L2 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2 inches) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to this camera the display diagonals range from 1" to 3.5".

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age that we have assessed, the display resolution (numeric) of the Nikon Coolpix L2 of only 86,000 pixels is one of the lowest. The average display resolution (numeric) of low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 410,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L2 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 3 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix L2 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Nikon Coolpix L2 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also support PictBridge.

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Picture Quality

Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L2 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon digital camera has a 1024 x 768 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also has a still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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6 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 6 megapixels digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208910823, 00018208910885

Nikon Coolpix L2 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon Coolpix L2 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 180,790 digital camera reviews and 4,014,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.
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