The Nikon COOLPIX L820 Compact Digital Camera uses a 16MP CMOS image sensor, a Nikkor 4-120mm f/3.0-5.8 Lens along with an EXPEED C2 imaging processor engine for acquiring high-quality still pictures and Full 1080p HD movies, even in low lighting environments. The Nikkor glass 30x optical zoom lens has both wide-angle and super-telephoto capabilities. Zoom in for close-ups with high detail, or zoom out to bring the entire scene into view. A 3 inch LCD and larger grip and for improved speed, comfort control add to the ergonomic design of the camera.
30x Zoom and Compact
Despite being in a compact package, the COOLPIX L820's
30x optical zoom delivers 22.5mm wide-angle thru 675 mm super-telephoto coverage (in a 35mm equivalent format). A 4 times digital zoom additionally expands its equivalent focal length all the way to 2700mm.
3 Inch LCD Screen
The 3 inch TFT LCD screen contains a 921K-dot resolution. The displays color gamut and wide viewing angle expand the shooting experience, review and playback.
Full 1080p HD Video Recording and Playback
1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution movie recording acquires your memories during their most magnificent moment, and the HDMI output connector on the camera provides playback on a compatible HDTV.
Stable Ergonomics and Optical VR
Nikon's lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR) achieves sharper-appearing still photos and movies by making up for for camera shake while photographing, even while using the zoom. The handgrip is engineered to assure an extra-firm grasp, further cutting down on camera shake. An easy-to-grasp Side zoom control additionally helps in stabilizing handling.
Eye-Fi Memory Card Support
An Eye-Fi memory card provides storage for pictures and videos exactly like any conventional SD/SDHC/SDXC card; but, Eye-Fi cards also have
built-in connectivity to Wi-Fi (cards available separately). The card can instantly send images to a tablet, computer or smartphone. card space is automatically freed up as images are safely uploaded .
Smart portrait system and Easy auto mode, Filter effects and Special effects.
Uses R6/AA batteries which are easily available. Jan 29, 2013 ✓
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4608 x 3456
Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)
23 – 675 mm
Screen / viewfinder
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
4 x AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Oxyride or Lithium)
Battery Life (CIPA)
Weight (inc. batteries)
470 g (1.04
lb / 16.58
111 x 76 x 85 mm
(4.37 x 2.99 x 3.35")
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