As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is also often compared to travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams and compacts. The Nikon Coolpix L810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix B500 and the Coolpix L320) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S3300 and the FinePix S4800)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 600 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs march 2013).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
4 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the L810)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 300 shots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
1 year newer
$353

Significant advantages of the L320 (vs the L810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L320 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the L320 and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Very light: 430 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
3 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the L810)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the L810)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the L340 and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Very light: 430 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
1 year older
$546

Significant advantages of the P500 (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10 fps vs 1.2 fps

Significant disadvantages of the P500 (vs the L810)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 220 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P500 and L810

  • Fairly small: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 3.3"

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Fujifilm FinePix S3300
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S3300 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix L110

Nikon Coolpix L110
2 years older

Significant advantages of the L110 (vs the L810)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the L110 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the L110 and L810

  • Very small: Standard size (109×74×78 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Very light: 406 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots) and has a significantly longer battery life (300 shots vs 120 shots).

However, on average it is slightly larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs compact (107×62×22 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is thicker (3.3" vs 0.9") and is slightly heavier (430 g vs 226 g).

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
1 year newer
$214

Significant advantages of the WB250F (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots faster: 8 fps vs 1.2 fps

Significant disadvantages of the WB250F (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the WB250F and L810

  • Inexpensive: $213.54 vs $277.47

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
6 months newer
$262

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Thinner: 1.3" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much shorter battery life: 120 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the L610 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $262.04 vs $277.47

Olympus SZ10

Olympus SZ-10
1 year older
$190

Significant advantages of the SZ10 (vs the L810)

  • Thinner: 1.5" vs 3.3"
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SZ10 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SZ10 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $189.73 vs $277.47

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs none), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and is newer (february 2012 vs june 2010).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 14 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 3 fps), has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.7mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror).

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year older
$394 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Much higher true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the T3 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $393.99 vs $277.47

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
2 years older
$637 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 10 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D3000 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the D3000 and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
5 years older

Significant advantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the Rebel XTi and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
4 years newer
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the L810)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the L810)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $299.00 vs $277.47

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A290 (vs the L810)

  • Much higher true resolution: 14 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A290 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSLR-A290 and L810

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (25.4x vs 4x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), has a significantly longer battery life (300 shots vs 230 shots) and is slightly less expensive ($277.47 vs $451.42).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/1.8), is much larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs compact (103×58×32 mm)), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 10 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2012 vs august 2012).

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310
similar age
$451

Significant advantages of the P310 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.1
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the P310 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4.2x vs 25.4x
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P310 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $451.42 vs $277.47

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1
6 months newer
$395

Significant advantages of the XF1 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (108×62×33 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.1
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the XF1 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4x vs 25.4x
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the XF1 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $394.58 vs $277.47

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to compact competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (25.4x vs 1x), has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 36 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a much higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 123k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it is much larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs compact (96×62×31 mm)), is thicker (3.3" vs 1.2"), is much heavier (430 g vs 194 g) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Samsung Digimax V700

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7 years older

Significant advantages of the V700 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (106×57×30 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 220 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the V700 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 23 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 118k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the V700 and L810

  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung S830

Samsung S830
5 years older

Significant advantages of the S830 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (100×62×27 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 220 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the S830 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 23 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 112k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the S830 and L810

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P3

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-P3 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (113×54×38 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 194 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-P3 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 23 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-P3 and L810

  • Each has a built-in flash

Kodak Easyshare C1530

Kodak Easyshare C1530
9 months older
$224

Significant advantages of the C1530 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (96×62×31 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 180 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the C1530 (vs the L810)

  • Much worse wide angle: 32 mm vs 23 mm
  • Significantly less zoom: 3x vs 25.4x
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the C1530 and L810

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Inexpensive: $223.51 vs $277.47