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Nikon Coolpix L31

70

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Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
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A good spec and positively reviewed compact camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x No Dec 2015
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Nikon Coolpix L31 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L31 number 976 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
495 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 67%, based on 495 reviews.
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:
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Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

65
Portrait Photography
Good
38
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
38
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
1
Sports Photography
Mediocre
17
Wildlife Photography
Mediocre

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L31?

The Nikon Coolpix L31 is 96.4mm wide and 59.4mm tall. It is 28.9mm deep and weighs 160g.

Nikon Coolpix L31 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix L31 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L31 In-Depth Analysis

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix L31 of 16.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix L31's optical zoom of 5x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 47% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon Coolpix L31 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix L31 of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 49% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Nikon Coolpix L31's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix L31 of only 160g is in the lightest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix L31 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix L31 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix L31 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Coolpix L31 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix L31 of only 2.7" is smaller than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix L31 of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix L31 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L31 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L31 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix L31 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L31's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L31 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix L31 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix L31 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L31 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix L31 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Nikon Coolpix L31's internal memory of only 17MB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix L31's maximum aperture number of only 6.5 is smaller than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Magnification

The Coolpix L31's magnification of only 4x is in the lowest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon crtnkcpl31srb, nikon vna870e1, nikon l31cr

Barcodes:

00018208123452, 00018208942992, 00018208943005, 00018208943012, 00018208998968, 00018208998975, 00018208998982, 00018208998999, 00841434122551, 03662362044756, 08033737554494, 08033737554517, 08033737554524, 08033737555255, 08033737555262, 08033737555279, 08431016231416, 08431016231515

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