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Nikon Coolpix L820

$124.99
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money 16 megapixel 30 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 30x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L820 number 250 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 79 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and great product quality.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Quite big optical zoom
Very small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix L820 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L820?

The Nikon Coolpix L820 is 111mm wide and 84.5mm tall. It is 76.3mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix L820 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix L820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The authors at review websites Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 11 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Techradar this camera has an overall expert rating of 76%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 67 owner reviews this Nikon digital camera has an excellent overall owner rating. 30 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Seven owners reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix L820 was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

Based on 31,432 expert and owner reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews 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 Good Picture Quality

Five people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and two customers concluded that the product had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Four customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good zoom.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two customers considered that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.


Value For Money

Low-Priced

The cheapeast digital cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this Nikon camera represents good value.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix L820 and the United States price of $124.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £143.99 ($143.99).

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix L820 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix L820 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L820 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Coolpix L820 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix L820 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L820 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all digital cameras the worst still image resolution 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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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix L820 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix L820 features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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870 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Coolpix L820 which takes 870 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L820 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix L820 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x and the biggest is 810x.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix L820 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L820 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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3D

The Coolpix L820 is 3D. Most of the other digital cameras also are 3D.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm. At 675 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix L820 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix L820 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Coolpix L820 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB and the largest is 2.1TB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix L820 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Nikon camera. In addition, this camera support video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 22.5 millimeters, the Coolpix L820 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix L820 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L820 in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon l820ubk, nikon 26404b
Barcodes 00018208264025, 00018208264032, 00018208264049, 00018208934164, 00018208934218, 00018208934256, 00018208934287, 00018208934294, 00133588915166, 00617529199773, 00635492501515, 00745495451165, 08033737552179, 08033737552766, 08033737552919, 08431016820511, 08431016820917

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