• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 585.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix L810
  • Nikon Coolpix P510
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General
Model Number: L810 P510
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $279.95 $429.95
Street Price:   $299.00
Date Available: 2012-02-15 2012-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 15.2 oz (430 g)
includes batteries
19.8 oz (560 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 3.3 in.
(111 x 76 x 83 mm)
4.7 x 3.3 x 4.0 in.
(120 x 83 x 102 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type:    
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 () 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
960x540 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format:   MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 14 elements in 10 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 585mm 24 - 1,000mm
Focal Length (actual): 4 - 104mm 4.3 - 180mm
Zoom Ratio: 26.00x 42.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.3
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection Contrast Detection: Auto (9-area automatic selection), Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a  
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto (80 to 1600), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto (auto gain from ISO 100 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 100 to 400, 100 to 800), ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400), Hi 2 (equivalent to 12800 in High ISO monochrome special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings:   Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual
Shutter Speed Range:   1/2000 - 8 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:   224-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 19 scene modes Beach, Close Up, Copy, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Museum, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography; Special Effects including Soft Focus, Sepia, High Key, Low Key, High Contrast and Monochrome
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 8.0m (1ft. 8 in. to 26ft).; [T]: 1.5 to 4.5m (5ft. to 14ft.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format:   MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: 50.0 MB 90.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC:
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): HDMI Mini HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   1.94
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.54 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.66 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.106 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:   5.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 450 shots (NiMH AA) 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA Proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical VR Image Stabilization, 720p HD Movies w/ Stereo Sound, 3D Stills, 19 Scene Modes, Smart Portrait System. Available in black, red or blue. Optical VR Image Stabilization, Tilting 3-inch 921K-dot LCD, 1080p Full HD Movies w/ Stereo Sound, 20 Scene modes, Easy Panorama mode, Built-in GPS, Subject Tracking AF, Smart Portrait System. Available in black or red.