Nikon Coolpix L340 Review

December 14, 2015 | Amy Davies |
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Specifications

    • Type

    • Compact digital camera

    • Effective pixels

    • 20.2 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

    • Image sensor

    • 1/2.3-in. type CCD, Total pixels: approx. 20.48 million

    • Lens

    • NIKKOR lens with 28x optical zoom

    • Focal length

    • 4.0 – 112 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5 – 630 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • F-number

    • f/3.1 – 5.9

    • Lens construction

    • 12 elements in 9 groups (1 ED lens element)

    • Magnification

    • Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2520 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • Vibration reduction

    • Lens-shift VR

    • Autofocus

    • Contrast-detect AF

    • Focus range

    • [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity, Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (when zoom is set to middle position) to infinity. (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)

    • AF-area mode

    • Center, face detection, target finding AF

    • Monitor

    • 7.5 cm (3-in.) diagonal, Approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with antireflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment

    • Frame coverage

    • Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Frame coverage (playback mode)

    • Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Storage media

    • SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 43 MB)

    • File system

    • DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

    • Storage file formats

    • Still images: JPEG, Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio:PCM monaural)

    • Image size (pixels)

    • 20M (High) [5152 x 3864 (Fine)], 20M [5152 x 3864], 10M [3648 x 2736], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], VGA [640 x 480], 16:9 [5120 x 2880], 1:1 [3864 x 3864]

    • ISO sensitivity

    • ISO 80 – 1600

    • Exposure metering

    • Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

    • Exposure control

    • Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)

    • Shutter type

    • Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter

    • Shutter speed

    • 1/1500 – 1 s, 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)

    • Self-timer

    • 10 s

    • Aperture

    • Electronically-controlled ND filter (–3.3 AV) selection

    • Aperture range

    • 2 steps (f/3.1 and f/9.9 [W])

    • Built-in flash

    • Yes

    • Flash range (approx.)

    • [W]: 0.5 – 4.7 m (1 ft 8 in. – 15 ft), [T]: 1.5 – 2.4 m (5 ft – 7 ft 10 in.)

    • Flash control

    • TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

    • USB

    • Hi-Speed USB, Supports Direct Print (PictBridge), Also used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output.)

    • Supported languages

    • Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

    • Power sources

    • Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries, Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately), AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)

    • Battery life

    • Approx. 370 shots when using alkaline batteries, Approx. 960 shots when using lithium batteries, Approx. 600 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries

    • Actual battery life for movie recording

    • Approx. 2 h 5 min when using alkaline batteries, Approx. 5 h 40 min when using lithium batteries, Approx. 3 h 40 min when using EN-MH2 batteries

    • Tripod socket

    • 1/4 (ISO 1222)

    • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    • Approx. 111.1 x 76.3 x 83.3 mm (4.4 x 3.1 x 3.3 in.) (excluding projections)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 430 g (15.2 oz) (including batteries and memory card)

    • Operating environment - temperature

    • 0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)

    • Operating environment - humidity

    • 85% or less (no condensation)

    • Supplied accessories

    • LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x4), Lens Cap LC-CP25 (with cord), USB Cable UC-E16, Camera Strap