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Nikon Coolpix L29

A highly talked about and fully featured 16.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Jun 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix L29 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L29 number 663 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 33?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 69%, based on 211 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and product quality. However they also report poor technical guidance.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Light
Quite small display diagonal
Does not have an HDMI

Nikon Coolpix L29 Video Reviews


Nikon Coolpix L29 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review website Ephotozine scored this Nikon camera 60 out of 100. Camera experts don't rate this camera very highly.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 210 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Nikon digital camera is 88%. 113 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

23 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

22 people wrote that it was easy to use.

Users Report Inferior Technical Guidance

Two customers who bought it considered that it did not have good technical guidance.

  • The camera itself is great, unfortunately the instructions were all in a foreign…
    Eileen (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The camera itself is great, unfortunately the instructions were all in a foreign language…
    Eileen (Amazon) - February 2015

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 31,432 owner and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Six people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality.

  • Brilliant, really easy to use and the picture quality is great…
  • Don't get too over excited about this, as most models in this range are merely passable for smaller print quality and very basic.
    Mr Baz (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Good quality photos…
    June Tait (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Ideal as a started camera easy to use & good quality pictures…
    IvorM (Amazon) - November 2014
  • It looks good quality and is small…
    Gill (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Love this camera very good for a night and outings easy to use, arrived quicker than expected and the picture quality is brilliant…
    Charlotte (Amazon) - August 2014

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Two owners mentioned that this digital camera had good features.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

18 people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Four people who purchased the product mentioned that it was compact.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix L29 has a relatively standard megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Light

When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked the weight of, the Coolpix L29's weight of only 59.4 grams is one of the lightest. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L29 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L29 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9". At only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix L29 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L29 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon Coolpix L29 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L29 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon Coolpix L29 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix L29 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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380 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon Coolpix L29 is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix L29 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix L29 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L29 has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L29 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix L29 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 8, the Nikon Coolpix L29 has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix L29 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix L29 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was June 2014 when Nikon released the Coolpix L29.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon crtnkcpl29srb
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Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix L29

Expert reviews are marginally better
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
2x bigger digital zoom
210 less battery life (CIPA standard)

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