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Nikon Coolpix L3

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Nikon Coolpix L3

Nikon Coolpix L3
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A good spec and classic compact camera
Compact 5.1MP 3x Yes Jun 2010
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix L3 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix L3 as follows:
84
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7 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 64%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Precision 3x zoom-nikkor lens covers a focal range of 38 to 116mm (35mm equivalent)
2.0-inch LCD monitor
Movie recording with sound. recording time depends on the size of memory card, it is substantially unlimited
Convenient aa-size battery compatibility and battery life of up to approx. 200 shots with alkaline, 630 shots with lithium, or 330 shots with en-mh1 that you will never be short of power when a photo opportunity arises
15 scene modes, 4 with scene mode assist automatically provide the appropriate settings for everything from party portraits to fireworks at night
Improved menus (graphical user interface) that use clearer symbols and smoother text, presented in an easy-to-read format. functions may be chosen by icon or name and the new color scheme makes operation easier on the eyes
Mode switch makes it easy to choose between auto, scene and movie modes
PictBridge: the capability to connect directly to any pictbridge compatible printer means that you can make great prints without the need for a computer to process the job; it's simplicity defined
PictureProject is provided as a complimentary accessory. pictureproject software greatly simplifies the importing, editing and organizing of your images, and includes other options that add to the fun of photography
Only 2592 x 1944 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L3?

The Nikon Coolpix L3 is 91mm wide and 60.5mm tall. It is 26mm deep and weighs 120g.

Nikon Coolpix L3 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix L3 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L3 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 2592 X 1944 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon Coolpix L3 is 2592 x 1944 pixels. That's 68% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix L3 of only 5.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix L3's optical zoom of only 3x is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix L3 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix L3 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Coolpix L3 of only 120g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L3 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L3 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix L3 of only 86,000 pixels is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix L3's image sensor size of only 0.4" is smaller than 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average image sensor size of all cameras is 0.47", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix L3 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix L3 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The Coolpix L3's internal memory of only 23MB is smaller than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix L3 of only 2" is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00018208910892, 00018208910946, 00018208910953

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