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 L840 and the Coolpix L830) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8600 and the FinePix S4500)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and captures 3D images.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (23 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 6.7 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and lacks a built-in HDR feature.

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
3 years newer
$220 - $227

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the L810)

  • Much longer battery life: 590 shots vs 300 shots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L840 (vs the L810)

  • None found

common strengths of the L840 and L810

  • Inexpensive: $219.99 vs $254.39

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$170

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the L810)

  • Doesn't take 3D photos

common strengths of the L830 and L810

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $169.90 vs $254.39

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
1 year newer
$210

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the L810)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • 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

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×85 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • Light weight: 470 g vs 430 g

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
3 years newer
$152

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
  • 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 (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 P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
similar age
$385

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the L810)

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

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
1 year older
$416

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

  • 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"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L810 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), captures 3D images, is much smaller (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs professional size (133×100×79 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($254.39 vs $495.00) and is slightly lighter (430 g vs 580 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.2 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
1 year newer
$430 - $497 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
  • Supports 24p

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
  • Inexpensive: $329.99 vs $254.39
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 430 g

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
1 year newer
$495 - $649 (body only)
$581 - $649 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the L810)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the L810)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 580 g vs 430 g

common strengths of the T5i and L810

  • None found

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 is slightly larger (prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs mid size (108×69×34 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2012 vs august 2012), is thicker (3.3" vs 1.3") and is slightly heavier (430 g vs 240 g).

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
6 months newer
$160

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

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • Good macro capabilities: 1.0 cm vs 1.0 cm
  • In-camera panoramas

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
6 months newer
$215

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)

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

common strengths of the SX160 IS and L810

  • Good macro capabilities: 1.0 cm vs 1.0 cm