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 L340 and the Coolpix L120) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX400 IS and the PowerShot SX510 HS)

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) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a much 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 slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 960 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs february 2014).

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
3 years newer
$120 - $177

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 L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
1 year older
$391

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"

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS
2 years newer
$250

Significant advantages of the SX400 IS (vs the L810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX400 IS (vs the L810)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 190 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the SX400 IS and L810

  • Fairly small: Standard size (104×69×80 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 313 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
3 years newer
$187

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"

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
1 year newer
$260

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the L810)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the SX510 HS and L810

  • Fairly small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 349 g vs 430 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 3.3"

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530
2 years newer
$219 - $229

Significant advantages of the P530 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • More zoom: 41.7x vs 25.4x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P530 (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the P530 and L810

  • Light weight: 494 g vs 430 g
  • Inexpensive: $219.00 vs $199.00

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" vs 2.7"), has a much 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 @ 30fps), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 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" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm).

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
1 year newer
$410 - $597 (body only)
$479 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 200 ms vs 580 ms

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the D5300 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $409.95 vs $199.00
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 430 g

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
similar age
$378 (body only)
$399 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 higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the L810)

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

common strengths of the D3200 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $378.19 vs $199.00
  • Light weight: 505 g vs 430 g

Nikon D40

Nikon D40
5 years older
$899 (body only)
$499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 260 ms vs 580 ms
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D40 (vs the L810)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the D40 and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $499.00 vs $199.00
  • Light weight: 522 g vs 430 g

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
4 years older
$650 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 160 ms vs 580 ms
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XSi (vs the L810)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the Rebel XSi and L810

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Light weight: 524 g vs 430 g

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
1 year newer
$447 (body only)
$394 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)

common strengths of the D3300 and L810

  • Both have in-camera panoramic stitching, many cameras like these don't
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $339.95 vs $199.00

Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520
3 years older

Significant advantages of the E-520 (vs the L810)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much less shutter lag: 135 ms vs 580 ms
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the E-520 (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"

common strengths of the E-520 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (136×92×68 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)

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 25 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots) and has a slightly longer battery life (300 shots vs 200 shots).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is slightly larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs compact (105×61×27 mm)), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2012 vs january 2015).

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR
5 months older
$266

Significant advantages of the F600 EXR (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 320 fps vs None
  • Has a GPS
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the F600 EXR (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 F600 EXR and L810

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
3 years newer
$149

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the L810)

  • Smaller: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 3.3"
  • Significantly lighter: 138 g vs 430 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the L810)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 190 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and L810

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S9200

Nikon Coolpix S9200
similar age
$250

Significant advantages of the S9200 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly thinner: 1.2" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the S9200 (vs the L810)

  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the S9200 and L810

  • High resolution screens: 921k dots vs 921k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$188 - $229

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the L810)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Smaller: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 3.3"

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the L810)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/3.1

common strengths of the SX610 HS and L810

  • High resolution screens: 922k dots vs 921k dots
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
6 months newer
$249

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the L810)

  • 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

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"