Nikon Coolpix L610 vs Nikon Coolpix L620

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Nikon Coolpix L610

55

Nikon Coolpix L620

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L610

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

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
$104.99 vs $129.95
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (around 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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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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610$104.99
              L620$129.95
              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
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $175

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

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $177

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $210 - $228

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              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 L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $222 - $416

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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