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Nikon L23

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Nikon L23

Nikon L23
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A good spec and award winning compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Aug 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon L23 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Nikon L23 as follows:
86
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%.
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:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
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Key features:
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Nikon L23 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon L23?

The Nikon L23 is 96.7mm wide and 59.9mm tall. It is 29.3mm deep and weighs 0.17kg.

Nikon L23 front dimensions
Nikon L23 size in context

Nikon L23 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon L23 is 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Nikon L23 of only 12.1MP is lower than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon L23 of 5x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 53% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon L23 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon L23 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon L23's minimum aperture number of 2.7 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 70% of all cameras when ordered 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 maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon L23 of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon L23 of 170g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon L23 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon L23's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 27mm is in the longest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon L23 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Nikon L23's digital zoom of 5x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon L23 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon L23 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon L23 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 83% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon L23 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Nikon L23's image sensor size of only 0.345" is in the smallest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon L23's maximum aperture number of 6.8 is in the largest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The Nikon L23's maximum memory card size of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 Nikon L23's internal memory of only 22MB is smaller than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Nikon L23's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon L23 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vma754e1, nikon l23, vma752e1, vma753e1

Barcodes:

00018208856091, 00018208856107, 00018208856114, 00018208856121, 00018208856138, 00018208920754, 00018208920761, 00018208920778, 00018208920785, 00018208920792, 00018208920815, 00018208920846, 00182088560918, 00182088561076, 00182088561144, 00182088561212, 00182088561380, 05711045307980, 05908219984737

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon L23

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