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Nikon L31

Ephotozine Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon L31 Review

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81 Reviews + 1 Award
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
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, product quality and it is fairly priced.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Fairly large minimum aperture number
Very small maximum aperture number
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Very Good
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Mediocre
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Average
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Mediocre

How Big is the Nikon L31?

The Nikon L31 is 99mm wide and 65.2mm tall. It is 18.1mm deep and weighs 0.138kg.

Nikon L31 front dimensions

Nikon L31 size in context

Nikon L31 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

Review website Ephotozine recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, Cameras.co.uk and Digital Versus this camera has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this camera on average 85%. 39 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

13 customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Great Product Quality

Four owners said that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers who bought the product mentioned that it was neat.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

11 owners who bought it considered that it was able to produce good images.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Nikon L31 has a relatively standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Average Weight

The Nikon L31 has a pretty average weight (138 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon L31 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon L31 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

When compared to other digital cameras, the Nikon L31's display diagonal of 3.5 inches is one of the largest. The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon L31 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon L31 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras also feature calendar.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. The Nikon L31 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.9) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon L31 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon L31 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this Nikon camera have a still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 720 and 1024 x 768. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 71 megabytes, the Nikon L31 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon L31 features date imprinting. Most of the other cameras also feature date imprinting.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 4.8, the Nikon L31 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon L31 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 75mm. At 28 millimeters, the Nikon L31 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon L31 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x and the biggest is 810x. The Nikon L31 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon L31 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon L31 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only 150 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon L31 which takes 150 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon L31 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was September 2011 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon coolpixs100pk, nikon crtnkcpl31srb, nikon vna872e1, nikon s100rose, nikon cps100pk, nikon vna870e1, nikon l31cr, ncs417
Barcodes 00018208123452, 00018208265008, 00018208923977, 00018208924011, 00018208924066, 00018208942985, 00018208943012, 00616641730017, 00841434122551, 08033737552711, 08033737552728, 08033737554500

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