Updated (August 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L610 vs Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L610 vs Nikon Coolpix L620

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L610

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Nikon Coolpix L620

46

Runner-up

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
Size
Really small
Mid size (108×69×34 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

Items often bought with the L610 or L620

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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
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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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recommendations

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
              Thickness Thin Help
              1.3"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610$159.99
              L620$164.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $215

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

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $536

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $374 - $427

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $152

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

              Super zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

              Nikon Coolpix L620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

              Travel zoom

              $428

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $197

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

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