As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is also often compared to pro digicams and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L830 and the Coolpix L820) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S4500 and the FinePix S2950)

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), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), creates panoramas in-camera, captures 3D images and slightly closer macro focusing (1 cm vs 10 cm).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), lacks a built-in HDR feature and lacks and external mic jack.

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$159 - $207

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

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

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
  • Inexpensive: $159.00 vs $179.64

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
1 year newer
$150

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the L810)

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

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 L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
3 years newer
$140

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

common strengths of the L330 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"

Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310
similar age

Significant advantages of the L310 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 420 shots vs 300 shots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the L310 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Much worse macro capability: 10 cm vs 1 cm

common strengths of the L310 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 109x76x78 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 435 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
  • Worse image stabilization: Sensor shift vs Lens

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 L110

Nikon Coolpix L110
2 years older
$171

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)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the L110 and L810

  • Fairly small: Standard size 109x74x78 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Light weight: 406 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs none), has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (3.0" vs 1.8"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 461k dots) and is significantly smaller (prosumer size 111x76x83 mm vs large 129x161x104 mm).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), doesn't shoot RAW, has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.0), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has slightly more shutter lag (580 ms vs 540 ms).

Olympus E-10

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the E-10 (vs the L810)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Much wider aperture: f/2.0 vs f/3.1
  • Significantly larger sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm

Significant disadvantages of the E-10 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3.0"
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 23 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens

common strengths of the E-10 and L810

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11
2 years older
$624

Significant advantages of the G11 (vs the L810)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Much longer battery life: 1000 shots vs 300 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G11 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the G11 and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm

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/3.5), 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), is slightly larger (prosumer size 111x76x83 mm vs mid size 108x69x34 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february, 2012 vs august, 2012) and is thicker (3.3" vs 1.3").

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
6 months newer
$140

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)

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

common strengths of the SX160 IS and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
6 months newer
$105

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly thinner: 1.3" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the L610 and L810

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm
  • In-camera panoramas