As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Nikon Coolpix L810 is also often compared to compacts. The Nikon Coolpix L810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L330 and the Coolpix L340) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S3200 and the FinePix S4000)

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 slightly less zoom (25.4x vs 41.7x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
3 years newer
$226

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"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years newer
$398 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the L810)

  • Significantly more zoom: 50x vs 25.4x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and L810

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
3 years newer
$152 - $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 P520

Nikon Coolpix P520
1 year newer
$340

Significant advantages of the P520 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the P520 (vs the L810)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P520 and L810

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Fujifilm FinePix S3200
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S3200 (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 S3200 (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 S3200 and L810

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S4000 (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 S4000 (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 S4000 and L810

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (25.4x vs 3x), records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps), has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 36 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.5") and has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots).

However, on average it is much larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs super compact (95×54×20 mm)), is thicker (3.3" vs 0.8"), is much heavier (430 g vs 125 g), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot S400

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the S400 (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Compact (87×57×28 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 230 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the S400 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the S400 and L810

  • None found

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
similar age
$220

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 3.3"
  • Much lighter: 125 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the L810)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 25.4x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the A2300 IS and L810

  • None found