Nikon Coolpix L820 Review 16MP with 1080p full HD recording ( Full specs & features Price)

Nikon Coolpix L820

If you are lover or fan of Nikon’s coolpix series then you are surely familiar  with Nikon l810 , now Nikon coolpix l820 is latest camera device from the Nikon having 16MP CMOS sensor and 30x Optical zoom . Nikon l820 comes with very impressive specification and price too . Nikon is highly known for its quality and this time they come with very nice camera ( L820 ) . Nikon did many changes in L820 if we compare it to L810 , we will talk about them in there respective sections . Nikon L820  is the successor to the L810.

Nikon Coolpix L820 Review
Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

 

Nikon coolpix L820 . What’s new ?

Nikon did many major and some minor updates over  L810 to make finish product that is, Nikon Coolpix L820 . Nikon coolpix L820 comes with CMOS sensor of 16MP with 30X Optical zoom & upto 4X digital zoom . With new Nikon L820 you can record 1080p Full HD video .

The 30X  zoom lens has built-in lens shift vibration reduction (VR) which helps reduce blur and shake/ vibration in your captured images . The 30x optical zoom  lens (Nikkor ) has  the wide-angle 22.5 mm to super-telephoto 675 mm .  Nikon L820 has 3-inch screen ,921k-dot approx . The side zoom control for makes  L820 use stable & simple . Nikon L820 is powered with four  (AA-size)  batteries .

Nikon Coolpix L820 Review
Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

 

Nikon coolpix L820 v/s Nikon coolpix L810 ( comparison )

 FEATURE                      NIKON L820                              NIKON L810

Camera MP resolution              16MP                                                      16.0MP

Optical zoom                           30X                                                          26X

Digital zoom                            4X                                                             4X

Image sensor                          CMOS                                                        CCD

Aperture                                 f/3 – f/5.8                                                   f/3.1 – f/5.8

Screen                                   3inch                                                           3inch

ISO                                        125 – 1600, ISO 3200(A M)                            ISO 80 – 1600

Shutter speed                         1/1500 sec                                                   1/1500 sec

Macro mode                           1 cm                                                            1 cm

Video recording                      1080p                                                         720p

In-Built memory                      65MB                                                           50MB

Price / cost                         Rs. 14985  , $275                                       Rs. 13532 , $ 250

 

Nikon coolpiX L820 has all successor features of  L810 plus and addition of features like –  CMOS image sensor , 30x optical zoom and 1080p Full HD recording . Nikon L820 does have VR feature for image stabilization .

 

Nikon Coolpix L820 Review
Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

YOU Can  capture images in night as well with built-in Flash on the  top desk . The camera looks like a dslr and bridge camera . To make camera more approachable Nikon L820 has Easy Auto mode & Smart Portrait system , with  functions like red-eye fix & face-priority auto focus , so if you are beginner then you can easily go through Nikon coolpix l820 . The camera has 65 Mb of inbuilt memory and you can break the memory barrier by inserting SDHC and SDXC to memory card slot . Nikon coolpix L820 comes with USB 2.0 High-Speed data connectivity . L820 has shutter speed of 1/1500 sec  and  ISO 125 – 1600, ISO 3200(A M)   . Coolpix L810 has aperture of f/3 – f/5.8  . For video recording there is dedicated button for video recording which makes video REC easy and fast . you can take 540 shots full charged  NiMH rechargeable batteries , which seems to be about 20% more than l810. Nikon L810 weights 470 gram . The camera does have stereo mic .

Nikon Coolpix L820 Review
Nikon Coolpix L820 Review

 

MAIN RIVALS

1 .Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Point & Shoot

SONY DSC H200 comes with 20MP which is higher than Nikon Coolpix L820  not just that the price of H200 is also less than the Nikon Coolpix L820.  Sony DSC H200 has 26x Optical Zoom and 52x Digital Zoom . SONY H200 can record video upto 720p.  KNOW MORE ABOUT  – SONY Cyber-shot DSC-H200 Point & Shoot .  [xyz-ihs snippet=”H200″]

2.FUJIFILM FinePix S8400

The camera comes with  44x Optical Zoom with  Optical Image Stabilization .
THe camera has 16M BSI-CMOS High image Quality and Fast autofocus also can record Full HD Movie 1080i/60fps.

3.FUJIFILM FinePix S8200

The camera comes with  42x Optical Zoom with  Optical Image Stabilization .
THe camera has 16M BSI-CMOS High image Quality and Fast autofocus also can record Full HD Movie 1080i/60fps.

4.FUJIFILM FinePix S8100

The camera comes with  44x Optical Zoom with  Optical Image Stabilization .
THe camera has 16M BSI-CMOS High image Quality and Fast autofocus also can record Full HD Movie 1080i/60fps.

5.FUJIFILM FinePix S6800

The camera comes with  30x Optical Zoom with  Optical Image Stabilization .
THe camera has 16M BSI-CMOS High image Quality and Fast autofocus also can record Full HD Movie 1080i/60fps

 

 

PRICE / cost OF NIKON COOLPIX L820

Price / cost of Nikon Coolpix L820 is  IN Rs 14985    |  $275  [xyz-ihs snippet=”820″]

Package INCLUDES When you buy Nikon coolpix L820 you do get following accessories –  Four LR6 (AA-size) alkaline batteries ,Lens Cap , USB Cable, Audio Video Cable, Camera Strap, ViewNX 2 CD .

 

CONCLUSION

If you want to buy or you are searching for a long zoom camera that not just only fits to your budget but also delivers you Good user experience then Nikon Coolpix L820 is great buy . For person who want to buy a video camera under RS 15000 / $ 300 then they should go for  Nikon coolpix L820 . We will be more happy if Nikon try to include external MIC .

Overall Nikon Coolpix L820 is great zoom camera .

SAMPLE IMAGE AND VIDEOS OF NIKON COOLPIX L820 from NIkon’s  official site

IMAGE GALLERY – Source ( Nikon )

 

 

 

 

 

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