Nikon Coolpix L26

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Great Close-ups From as Little
As 4 Inches From your Subject

Nikon Coolpix L26 Digital Camera

Boasting a 16.1 x effective megapixel CCD image sensor for superb image quality. The Nikon EXPEED C2 image processor engine delivers speedy, faithful photo rendering, while assuring optimum efficiency and speed. The camera is supplied with a 5x optical NIKKOR glass zoom lens featuring a 4.6 - 23.0mm (26 - 130mm in equivalent 35mm) focal length for acquiring wide angle through telephoto images. You can obtain great close-up shots from as close as 4.0" (10.2 cm) to your subject. A big 3.0" (7.6 cm) LCD screen delivers ample viewing space for both focusing and playback. The Nikon L26 can capture HD (high definition) 720p videos by touching a single button.

The intuitive menu allows the camera to be the ideal choice for beginners, although that's not saying it will not be a terrific companion for more experienced photographers. Your friends and family will surely be appreciative of your effort to make them look their very best with the Nikon on-board Smart Portrait System, a system capable of automatically enhancing and retouching images. The system contains Smile Timer, a method which automatically recognizes the moment your subject smiles and releases the camera's shutter at that moment, assuring that you don't let the moment slip away.

Revel in the various color options, which includes standard, cyanotype and vivid, assisting you in adding a creativity touch to your photo or video projects. Use the advantage of 18 simple to deploy Scene modes, which can automatically optimize your camera settings to accomplish the best possible outcome for a particular situation. Using the Nikon Best Shot Selector mode, acquire up to 10 images then save the best image of the group. No need to worry over blurry images because of camera shake; the VR Image Stabilization system diminishes motion blur to provide clear, crisp, pictures. Do lots of action photography? Benefit from the Sports Continuous scene function to acquire as many as 3 shots  - Announced Feb 1, 2012

Current Nikon Compact Cameras to Consider

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 , 1600 X 1200, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16.0 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 16.4 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization No  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 26 130 mm  
Optical zoom 5  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus No  
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69")  
Macro focus range 10 cm (3.94")  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3"  
Screen dots 230,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.2 - F6.5  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync  
Continuous drive Yes  
Self-timer Yes  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Spot AF-area
Exposure compensation 2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Storage included 19 MB  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery AA  
Battery description 2 x AA (Alkaline, NiMH or Lithium)  
Battery Life (CIPA) 200  
Weight (inc. batteries) 164 g (0.36 lb / 5.78 oz)  
Dimensions 96 x 60 x 29 mm (3.78 x 2.36 x 1.14")  
Other features
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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