• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 675.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1248.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix L820
  • Pentax XG-1
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General
Model Number: L820 XG-1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $279.95 $399.95
Street Price: $199.00 $799.00
Date Available: 2013-02-15 2014-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.6 oz (470 g)
includes batteries
20.0 oz (567 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 3.3 in.
(111 x 76 x 85 mm)
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.8 in.
(119 x 89 x 97 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 16.0
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:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0 9.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
960x540 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 12 elements in 9 groups (2 ED lens elements) smc PENTAX zoom lens, 15 elements in13 groups with 6 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 675mm 24 - 1,248mm
Focal Length (actual): 4 - 120mm 4.3 - 223.6mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x 52.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.8 (tele) - ??? with ND filter f/2.8 (wide) / 5.6 (tele) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
60 cm to Infinity
23.6 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 No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority Contrast Detection: Single-AF, Multi-AF, Object Tracking , Face detection AF, Cont. AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 200K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment dial (diopter range unavailable)
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 460,000 dots (153,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:   8.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 availablein Auto mode Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent, Manual WB, Color Temp (1900K, 3000K, 3500, 5500, 7000, 9000K, 10000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 4 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more) Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot; Face detection supported
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography Face Beautifier, Handheld Night, Screen Mode, Pet Mode, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi Exposure, Sport, Night Portrait, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Children, Party, Custom Settings; HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 10s, 2s, Remote 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
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 Flash Off, Flash Auto, Flash On, Slow Sync., Slow Sync.+ Red-Eye, Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.) [T]: 1.5 to 6.0m (5 ft. to 19 ft.) ISO 800: Wide: 1.64 ft - 20 ft; Tele: approx. 3.9 ft - 12 ft
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
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV (AVC/H.264 with stereo sound)
Included Memory: 65.0 MB 15.4 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
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: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional infrared
Connections (extended):   DC Input, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
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?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.0 9.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6  
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):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
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):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 540 shots (NiMH AA) 240 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA Proprietary LB-060
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs 1 x Proprietary LB-060 Lithium-ion rechargeabe
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration Reduction (VR), 1080p Full HD movies, Creative Image Effects. Available in black or red.