Nikon Coolpix L610 vs Nikon Coolpix L620

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Nikon Coolpix L610

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Nikon Coolpix L620

45

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L610

Really small
Size
Mid size (108×69×34 mm)
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L620

Battery life
Great battery life
660 shots
Weight
Light-weight
237 g
Size
Really small
Mid size (108×69×34 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L610.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon L610

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$129.99 vs $164.95
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L620

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
660 shots vs 120 shots
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5.5x more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The L620's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              1.3"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610$129.99
              L620$164.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              L6101,600 ISO
              L6203,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $157

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $145 - $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $210

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $475

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $275

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $375 - $427

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $222 - $247

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

              Nikon Coolpix L620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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