As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is also often compared to pro DSLRs and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L340 and the Coolpix L330) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX400 IS and the PowerShot SX150 IS)

Competitor classes

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 460k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 960 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs january 2014).

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
3 years newer
$149 - $171

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

common strengths of the L340 and L810

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

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
3 years newer
$159

Significant advantages of the L330 (vs the L810)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 23 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L330 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the L330 and L810

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

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
1 year older
$228

Significant advantages of the L120 (vs the L810)

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

Significant disadvantages of the L120 (vs the L810)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the L120 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 406 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100
2 years older
$599

Significant advantages of the P100 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P100 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the P100 and L810

  • Light weight: 481 g vs 430 g

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$150 - $199

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly longer battery life: 390 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the L830 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 508 g vs 430 g

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
similar age
$400

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P510 and L810

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it is significantly smaller (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs large (147×115×81 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($349.95 vs $1,649.00), is slightly lighter (430 g vs 860 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (921k dots vs 2,359k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20.7 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 1,640,000 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
3 years newer
$1,649 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,456 - $2,497 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,359k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly larger: Large (147×115×81 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 860 g vs 430 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D500 and L810

  • Fairly small: Large (147×115×81 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 860 g vs 430 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,649.00 vs $349.95

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) and has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots).

However, on average it is slightly larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs mid size (108×69×34 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots), is older (february 2012 vs august 2013) and is thicker (3.3" vs 1.3").

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
5 months older
$229

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the L810)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2500 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the L810)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much shorter battery life: 110 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the SX150 IS and L810

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
1 year newer
$261

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much longer battery life: 660 shots vs 300 shots
  • Thinner: 1.3" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the L620 and L810

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
similar age
$340

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the L810)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 3.3"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the WB150F and L810

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"