Nikon Coolpix L810 Ilse Jurriën : February 3th 2012 - 18:50 CET
Nikon L810 digital camera : Nikon adds a new super-zoom digital camera to its Lifestyle Series of digital cameras. The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix L810, successor to the Coolpix L120, gets closer to the action than ever, thanks to a 26x extreme wide-angle optical zoom lens. With a super-zoom lens and 720p movie recording, the Nikon Coolpix L810 offers great technology that is easy-to-use to make sure memorable moments are reliably captured. Easy Auto mode optimizes all settings according to the light you are in, making shooting effortless. The classic-looking Nikon Coolpix L810 camera offers a large range of advanced photo technologies, making it as simple as it is fun to capture beautiful photos.
Nikon Coolpix L810 camera
The new Nikon Coolpix L810 is every digital camera you’ll ever need. Get closer than you thought possible and take any picture, anywhere, with the incredible Nikkor 26x extreme wide-angle optical zoom lens with 22.5–585mm range. Fit the biggest building into the picture with amazing wide-angle, or capture dolphins from far away with the powerful telephoto. The Nikon L810 camera is also equipped with an Easy Auto mode, which will take care of all the camera settings for you.
16 megapixel Nikon Coolpix L810
Despite its compact size, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is equipped with a CCD image sensor with an effective pixel count of 16.1 megapixels. The camera offers the same form that supports a firm, steady grip and side zoom control that have made previous Nikon Coolpix L-series digital cameras so popular for their high performance. The side zoom lever of the Nikon L810 ensures smooth, steady zooming throughout the entire focal range, both in video mode as when capturing still photos.
Nikon Coolpix L810 test photos
Nikon published a pair of sample photos on its Imaging website. Download the Nikon L810 test photos to judge the image quality yourself.
Vibration reduction on the Nikon L810
The Nikon L810 is the first high-power zoom model in the Coolpix L series to be equipped with a lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function. This enables high-precision optical camera shake compensation that can also be used with movie recording. Meanwhile four automatic anti-blur functions on the Nikon Coolpix L810 keep all your shots sharp and looking great. Like motion detection, to compensate for camera and subject movement, and the Best Shot Selector (BSS) selects the sharpest of up to ten sequential shots. In addition, the Nikon L810 offers high ISO (up to 1600) light sensitivity for sharper images in low light.
Smart Portait feature on the Nikon L810
Photographers can make their portraits even more beautiful than before thanks to the smart portrait system on the Nikon L810. A smile timer takes the shot when a person smiles. Blink proof alerts the photographer when someone’s eyes were closed. Skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones for smoother-looking skin. Red-eye Fix corrects false eye color due to the flash.
Nikon Coolpix L810 video
Besides taking beautiful still photos the Nikon Coolpix L810 can also record life in motion with ease thanks to the crisp 720p HD video function. A dedicated movie-record button makes it easy to begin your video recording, and you can use the optical zoom with autofocus while filming.
3" LCD screen on the Nikon Coolpix L810
The Nikon Coolpix L810 camera incorporates a large and bright 3-inch, 921k-dot TFT LCD monitor with wide viewing angle for which a Clear Color Display has been adopted. With the new monitor display it is no problem to look through your pictures outdoors under direct sunlight or indoors where reflected lighting is often problematic. The display of the Nikon Coolpix P810 is so clear and bright that you can easily shoot, apply settings or view your pictures and videos anywhere at any time. In addition, the expanded color reproduction range covers a broader range of colors for reproduction of nearly the entire sRGB gamut.
Nikon Coolpix L810 wireless transfer
The Nikon Coolpix L810 digital camera is compatible with Eye-Fi X2 (or later) cards. Photographers can easily transmit their digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to their smartphone or computer, and then connect to the Internet to take advantage of Nikon’s photo sharing service, my Picturetown. The Nikon Coolpix L810 camera can be powered by AA Alkaline or Lithium batteries. When using the camera away from home, support for these batteries that may be purchased anywhere enables worry-free shooting.
Nikon Coolpix L810 price & availability
The Nikon Coolpix L810 comes in a fresh set of colors; black, red, blue and bronze. Included Nikon Coolpix L810 accessories are the LC-CP25 lens cap, View NX2 software, an AN-CP21 neck strap an Audio/Video cable and an USB cable. The Nikon Coolpix L810 will be available from March 2012 for an estimated retail price of €250 Euro in Europe. Prices and colors may vary from country to country.
Nikon Coolpix L810 review
We will publish a detailed Nikon Coolpix L810 review with a sample photo gallery, consisting of high resolution pictures and videos, as soon as we get our hands on a Nikon Coolpix L810 test sample. In the meantime learn about the capabilities of a Nikon Coolpix camera by reading our latest Nikon reviews.