Nikon Coolpix L820
Top 59%620 points
Top 59%
Megapixels
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Top 95%
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10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon Coolpix L820: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
294
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
175
0

4. weight

470g
HTC Re: 65.5g
142
0

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

6. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
870shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix L820
48% have it
85
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
81
0

10. pixel density

462ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

11. width

76.3mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

12. volume

709.21cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

13. height

110mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. thickness

84.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

15. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

16. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Nikon Coolpix L820
36% have it
59
0

17. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
58
0

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix L820
52% have it
52
0

19. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix L820
88% have it
51
0

20. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon Coolpix L820
29% have it
49
0

21. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Nikon Coolpix L820
19% have it
47
0

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

23. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
30x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

24. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon Coolpix L820
88% have it
41
0

25. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon Coolpix L820
67% have it
41
0

26. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

27. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
675mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

28. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

29. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
4s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
0

30. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Nikon Coolpix L820
64% have it
37
0

31. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Nikon Coolpix L820
62% have it
36
0

32. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Nikon Coolpix L820
59% have it
35
0

33. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
22.5mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

34. has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Nikon Coolpix L820
10% have it
33
0

35. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nikon Coolpix L820
93% have it
32
0

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