• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 675.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 22.00mm - 580.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix L820
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General
Model Number: L820 WB100
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $279.95 $229.99
Street Price: $199.00 $199.82
Date Available: 2013-02-15 2012-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.6 oz (470 g)
includes batteries
13.6 oz (385 g)
Size: 4.4 x 3.0 x 3.3 in.
(111 x 76 x 85 mm)
4.5 x 3.1 x 3.4 in.
(114 x 79 x 86 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 16.2
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 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),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1984 x 1448 (2.9 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
960x540 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC / H.264, Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 12 elements in 9 groups (2 ED lens elements) Samsung Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 23 - 675mm 22 - 580mm
Focal Length (actual): 4 - 120mm 4 - 104mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x 26.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.8 (tele) - ??? with ND filter f3.1 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 - 10 cm
0.4 - 3.9 in
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 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority Contrast Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,000 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 availablein Auto mode Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200(3M)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 4 sec 1/2000 - 8 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, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
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 Scene(Beauty Shot, Frame Guide, Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow); Magic (3D Photo, Live Panorama, Magic Frame, Split Shot, Picture in Picture (Still), Photo Filter, Movie Filter, Photo Editor); Live Panorama
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 10, Double 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 Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
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.) Auto ISO: Wide: 80cm - 6m, Tele : 2 - 4m
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) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC / H.264, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: 65.0 MB  
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):   HDMI 1.4
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  
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)  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Lithium)
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs 4 x AA Alkaline disposables
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 iLauncher
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration Reduction (VR), 1080p Full HD movies, Creative Image Effects. Available in black or red. Optical Image Stabilization (plus DIS), Smart Auto, 720p HD Movies, 3D Mode, Live Panorama, Smart Filters.