As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L830 and the Coolpix L820) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX510 HS and the PowerShot SX500 IS)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 461k dots), creates panoramas in-camera and captures 3D images.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 6.7 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$185 - $237

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos

common strengths of the L830 and L810

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 921k dots
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 111x75x91 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
1 year newer
$149

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the L820 and L810

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 921k dots
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 111x76x85 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
similar age
$500

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the L810)

  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P510 and L810

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 921k dots
  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
1 year newer
$207 - $209

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the L810)

  • Supports 24p
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the SX510 HS and L810

  • Fairly small: Standard size 104x70x80 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 349 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
1 year older
$440

Significant advantages of the L120 (vs the L810)

  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the L120 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the L120 and L810

  • High resolution screens: 920k dots vs 921k dots
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 110x77x78 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 406 g vs 430 g

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
1 year newer
$249

Significant advantages of the L320 (vs the L810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L320 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the L320 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.3"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), creates panoramas in-camera and captures 3D images.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.1 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 3.7 fps).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
similar age
$302 - $557 (body only)
$379 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 276 ms vs 580 ms

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D3200 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $301.99 vs $309.99
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 430 g

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year older
$349 (body only)
$499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 309 ms vs 580 ms
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the T3 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $349.00 vs $309.99
  • Light weight: 459 g vs 430 g

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
1 year newer
$399 - $549 (body only)
$499 - $500 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 264 ms vs 580 ms

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the SL1 and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size 117x91x69 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 430 g
  • Inexpensive: $399.00 vs $309.99

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
1 year older
$499 - $539 (body only)
$579 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 283 ms vs 580 ms

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the T3i and L810

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.1 vs f/3.8), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), creates panoramas in-camera and captures 3D images.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), is slightly larger (prosumer size 111x76x83 mm vs mid size 108x68x34 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots) and is older (february, 2012 vs august, 2013).

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
6 months newer
$129

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L810)

  • Thinner: 1.7" vs 3.3"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm

common strengths of the SX160 IS and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
1 year newer
$165

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the L810)

  • Much longer battery life: 660 shots vs 300 shots
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the L620 and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
1 year newer
$160 - $180

Significant advantages of the SX600 HS (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly smaller: Compact 104x61x26 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX600 HS (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/3.1
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the SX600 HS and L810

  • None found