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 L820 and the Coolpix L320) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LZ20 and the Lumix DMC-LZ30)

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 captures 3D images.

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), lacks a built in HDR feature, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 380 shots) and is older (february, 2012 vs january, 2013).

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
1 year newer
$180 - $279

Significant advantages of the L820 (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 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
arrow Compare the Coolpix L820 vs the Coolpix L810

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20
5 months newer
$218

Significant advantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the L810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the DMC-LZ20 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 120x76x80 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"
arrow Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20 vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
1 year newer
$115

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
  • Doesn't take 3D photos

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"
arrow Compare the Coolpix L320 vs the Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$267 - $300

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 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
arrow Compare the Coolpix L830 vs the Coolpix L810

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
1 year newer
$188 - $224

Significant advantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the L810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the DSC-H200 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 123x83x87 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Inexpensive: $179.00 vs $198.00
arrow Compare the Sony CyberShot DSC-H200 vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
1 year older
$425

Significant advantages of the L120 (vs the L810)

  • None found

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
arrow Compare the Coolpix L120 vs the Coolpix L810

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 significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has better 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 @ 24fps), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.1 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 4 fps) and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.1x15.4mm).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
similar age
$497 - $580 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.2x15.4mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the D3200 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $496.95 vs $198.00
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 430 g
arrow Compare the D3200 vs the Coolpix L810

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290
1 year older

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

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.5x15.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 198 ms vs 580 ms

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

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the DSLR-A290 and L810

  • Good image stabilization: Sensor shift vs Lens
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha DSLR-A290 vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
1 year older
$392 - $430 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.1x15.4mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Doesn't take 3D photos

common strengths of the D3100 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size 124x96x73 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Very inexpensive: $279.95 vs $198.00
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 430 g
arrow Compare the D3100 vs the Coolpix L810

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
5 years older
$1,000 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the L810)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 22.2x14.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 200 ms vs 580 ms

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the L810)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the Rebel XTi and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size 127x94x65 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
9 months newer
$647 (body only)
$747 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5200 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.5x15.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D5200 (vs the L810)

  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
  • Much larger: Prosumer size 129x98x78 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm

common strengths of the D5200 and L810

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
arrow Compare the D5200 vs the Coolpix L810

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
1 year older
$276 - $298 (body only)
$399 - $450 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 22.2x14.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens

common strengths of the T3 and L810

  • Very inexpensive: $275.99 vs $198.00
  • Light weight: 459 g vs 430 g
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3 vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

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), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 8 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
6 months newer
$139

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Smaller: Mid size 108x69x34 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly 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
arrow Compare the Coolpix L610 vs the Coolpix L810

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
6 months newer
$115 - $149

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L810)

  • Thinner: 1.7" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the SX160 IS and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
1 year newer
$120 - $184

Significant advantages of the SX170 IS (vs the L810)

  • Thinner: 1.7" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the SX170 IS (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the SX170 IS and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1 cm vs 1 cm
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
1 year newer
$111 - $169

Significant advantages of the WB250F (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly smaller: Compact 107x62x22 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm

Significant disadvantages of the WB250F (vs the L810)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Significantly worse macro capability: 5 cm vs 1 cm

common strengths of the WB250F and L810

  • In-camera panoramas
arrow Compare the Samsung WB250F vs the Nikon Coolpix L810

Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR
similar age

Significant advantages of the F665 EXR (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Smaller: Compact 103x59x32 mm vs Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the F665 EXR (vs the L810)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly worse macro capability: 5 cm vs 1 cm

common strengths of the F665 EXR and L810

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • In-camera panoramas
arrow Compare the Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR vs the Nikon Coolpix L810