The Nikon Coolpix L610 is a digital travel-zoom camera that boasts a 16 megapixels CMOS images sensor back-illuminated that is better for low light photography. It has 14x optical zoom, offers Full 1080p HD video and 25mm wide-angle lens that have Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction. Moreover, the camera has a 1cm macro mode and LCD of 3-inch 460k dot that needs AA-size batteries. The Nikon Coolpix L610 is available in black, red and silver that comes in an affordable price. The camera is very much similar to the old Nikon 35mm compact cameras. On the front it has a pop-up flash and a large bulky zoom lens.
The camera has a 14x optical zoom lens and back-illuminated 16 megapixels CMOS sensor, the optical zoom lens is 35mm equivalent of 25-350mm and have a focusing distance of just 1cm. In order to counteract camera shake there is Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction that helps you in taking sharper images. The ISO in this camera is available up to 3200 so that you can take pictures in low light condition. There is an Easy Auto Mode that automatically adjusts the camera setting for a detected scene that makes it easier to take pictures. Some other kind of shooting modes includes 3D shooting, retouch menu and Easy Panorama 360°/180°. Moreover, you can choose from 19 scene modes like portrait or landscape. It also record video in full 1080p HD with stereo sound.
Some Important Features:
ISO 125-3200,Back lit 16 megapixels CMOS sensor, LCD of 3.0 inch with 460k dot,14x optical zoom lens (35mm equivalent of 25-350mm), Full 1080p HD video recording, Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR),Easy Panorama 360°/180°,Easy Auto Mode with AF Control System,1cm minimum focusing distance and Available in three different colors black, red and silver.
It is a bulky camera but offers a large rubber grip at the front; this is why it is easy to hold and aided by dotted area on the back for your right hand thumb. On the rear above the screen there is a button to activate flash. Some other buttons on the rear are menu, movie record, playback, delete, mode selection and a d-pad that includes options for exposure compensation, flash, macro and timer. There is zoom rocker, on/off and shutter release buttons on the top. The menu is easy to navigate and the screen is bright, clear and large size to view images that also comes with decent resolution.
Furthermore, in playback it shows basic information about the picture such as date/time, position in the line of picture and file number. By pressing OK the display gets change to smaller thumbnails and gives more information like ISO, shutter speed, aperture and even histogram. There are different editing options provided in the menu area such as D-Lighting, filter effects and auto quick retouch options. The Nikon Coolpix L610 is available in an affordable price that is value for money. The cover that protects the HDMI and USB ports are made from rubber that can hang off the camera. There are a number of cameras available in the market with many similar features but they are not as budget-friendly as it is.
The Final Verdict:
Nikon Coolpix L610 can stand out from others due to its amazing features, budget-friendly price, design, built and of course image quality. This 16MP digital camera captures great photos and videos due to its CMOS sensor. It is easy to use and has a special Nikkor ED Glass lens with 14x optical zoom. For capturing sharp photos of far away subjects it offers VR stabilization especially for amateurs. You can now bring out the photographer in you by buying this camera that looks sleek and stylish at the same time. Over a wide spectrum of lighting conditions the back-illuminated sensor provides high-quality pictures. If you want more zoom then this camera is perfect for you that are also lower in price.