Nikon Coolpix L610

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Nikon Coolpix L610

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Nikon Coolpix L620

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Nikon Coolpix L620

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L610

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L620

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Battery life
Great battery life
660 shots
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 
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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
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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 1 f-stop 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 Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610:$155.18
              L620:$166.95
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.3

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $150

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $250

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

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

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly higher boost light sensitivity
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $170

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix L620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $280

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Smaller
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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