Nikon Coolpix L610 Review

3.5
September 18, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Product name COOLPIX L610
Type Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels 16.0 million
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
Lens 14x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length 4.5-63.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-350 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-number f/3.3-5.9
Construction 11 elements in 10 groups (2 ED lens elements)
Digital zoom magnification Up to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 700 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens shift
Motion blur reduction Motion detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Focus range [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.0 m (3 ft 4 in.) to infinity Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (wide-angle position relative to the triangle mark) to infinity (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selection Center, face detection, target finding AF
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 96% horizontal and 96% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 96% horizontal and 96% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Media Internal memory (approx. 28 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File system DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG 3D images: MPO Sound files (voice memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)] 16M [4608 x 3456] 8M [3264 x 2448] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4608 x 2592]
Shooting Modes Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait, 3D photography), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Continuous Shooting Single (default setting), Continuous (about 4 images at a rate of about 1.9 fps when Image mode is set to 4608 x 3456), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie Full HD 1080p(fine) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, Full HD 1080p: 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 720p: 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540: 960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps, HS 60 fps: 1280 x 720, HS 15 fps: 1920 x 1080, Wind Noise Reduction
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO 125-1600 ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Exposure metering mode 256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/1600-1 s 4 s (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Range 2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Self-timer Approx. 10 s
Range (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: Approx. 0.5-6.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-19 ft) [T]: Approx. 1.5-3.2 m (5 ft-10 ft)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI output Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline battery x 2 FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium battery x 2 EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH battery (available separately) x 2 AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately)
Still pictures (battery life *¹) Approx. 120 shots when using alkaline batteries Approx. 470 shots when using lithium batteries Approx. 330 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Movies (actual battery life for recording) *² Approx. 11 min when using alkaline batteries Approx. 1 h 20 min when using lithium batteries Approx. 50 min when using EN-MH2 batteries
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 108.0 x 68.4 x 34.1 mm (4.3 x 2.7 x 1.4 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 240 g (8.5 oz) (including batteries and a memory card)
Temperature 0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x2), USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessories AC Adapter EH-65A, Strap AN-CP23, Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B2 (set of two EN-MH2 batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries), Battery Charger MH-72 (includes two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries)

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