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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L320

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L310

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
125 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
420 shots
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L310

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Battery life Longer battery life 420 shots vs 310 shots
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Around 40% more shots per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 109x76x78 mm vs 111x76x83 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $193.35 vs $220.39
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The best price we've seen is $27 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L320

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 22 mm vs 25 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom 26.6x vs 21x
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More than 60% more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 1,600 ISO vs 800 ISO
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The L320's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              L310:3.1"
              L320:3.3"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              L310:435 g
              L320:430 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              L310:800 ISO
              L320:1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              L310:109x76x78 mm
              L320:111x76x83 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              L310:109x76x78 mm
              L320:111x76x83 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              L310:435 g
              L320:430 g
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              L310:21x
              L320:26.6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $171 - $279

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $146

              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $415 body only

              $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $220

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $195

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

              Nikon Coolpix L310 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix L310.

              Nikon Coolpix L320 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $148 - $189

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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