Updated (August, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L620 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

40

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Nikon Coolpix L610

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Nikon Coolpix L610

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L610

Movie format
Full HD
1080p
Size
Really small
Mid size 108x69x34 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L610

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size Smaller 108x69x34 mm vs 111x76x83 mm
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2.8x smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.3" vs 3.3"
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2.4x thinner
Weight Lighter 240 g vs 430 g
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More than 40% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $138.50 vs $198.00
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L810

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 25.4x vs 14x
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Around 3.5x more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 300 shots vs 120 shots
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2.5x more shots per battery charge
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the L810's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 25 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $115

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $113 - $149

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $231

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Super zoom

              $218

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $425

              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $184

              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $136 - $177

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $249 - $267

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $184 - $275

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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              discussion

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