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Nikon Coolpix L19

Nikon Coolpix L19
alaScore 86

176 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 176 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the portability and image quality are overall positive. The battery and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the sensor and viewfinder, while many are critical about the focus and build quality.

value for money, usability, battery, image quality, portability

build quality, focus

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix L19 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 176 reviews)

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Nikon Coolpix L19


Get more from life's most fascinating moments with Nikon's new Coolpix L19 and its 8.0 megapixels, 3.6x zoom and 2.7-inch LCD screen. Motion Detection automatically detects subject movement and adjusts the shutter speed and ISO to compensate for camera...

umer (26) ; Wireless (6) ; Hybrid (3) ; Webcam (3) ; Show more ; Maximum Resolution ; 3264 x 2448 pixels (59) ; 3072 x 2304 pixels (57) ; 2592 x 1944 pixels (34) ; 3648 x 2736 pixels (33) ; 2560 x 1920 pixels (29) ; 2048 x 1536 pixels (28) ; 2816 x...

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Nikon Coolpix L19


Nice design ; Excellent macro mode ; Good interface, good video quality

Slight but correctable color cast ; Weak flash ; Easy Auto mode doesn't really work ; Detail problems

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Nikon Coolpix L19 - Digital Camera Review


The Nikon Coolpix L19 digital camera is a simple point-and-shoot camera ideal for first-time buyers without too many specific technical needs. In this digital camera review, learn what the Nikon Coolpix L19 has to offer photographers, including a...

At less than $110, the Nikon Coolpix L19 is among the best value in cameras. It’s about $15 cheaper than comparable Canon models and takes similar quality images (though the camera is a little less versatile, as noted above). It’s expensive enough to...


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Review: Nikon Coolpix L19 digital camera


The Coolpix L19 is a good camera for a little over a hundred bucks. If budget is a primary factor, then this is a great alternative to a camera phone.

The L19’s compact, sturdy design is easily pocketed, while its handgrip and controls layout make for simple one-handed operation. The 2.7-inch LCD screen is good enough that you shouldn’t have a problem viewing it in daylight, though it can show...

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Nikon COOLPIX L19 -


As a point and shoot device, the Nikon COOLPIX L19 comes off as another simple device from the get go. And it priced quite reasonably for the budget conscious.

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Nikon Coolpix L19 and L20


The Nikon Coolpix L19 and L20 are two budget point and shoot cameras released as part of a range of new cameras by Nikon today.

The Nikon Coolpix L19 is a silver camera with an 8 megapixel camera with a 3.6x optical zoom lens, 2.7 inch LCD.

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Nikon Coolpix L19


(The grades are of course relevant to the category, i.e. entry-level point & shoot) I bought this as a gift to my wife - the only requirements were that it should be pink and very easy to use :) Given the very low price, there are absolutely no...


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Nikon Coolpix L19


Bought this camera as sort of portable recording webcam. The only requirements were movie recording with acceptable quality and generic accum power. - Good construction for this cheap. - Only thing that i can call a feature - smile detection. It...

No ISO sensitivity selection ; No focusing while recording video

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix L19


alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix L19 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, usability, battery, image quality, performance


76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon Coolpix L19 8MP Digital Camera with 3.6 Optical Zoom and 2.7 inch LCD (Silver)Nikon 8.0MP Compact Digital Camera - Magenta (L19) 

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Nikon Coolpx


Great easy to use camera that fits nice in a pocket.

Great little camera. I buy these for all of our salesman at work. They have no problems usign them. I also love the fact they use double A batteries vs. the nicad's that need charging. This is a big plus to me. Nothing stinks more than to be somewhere...


Product Specifications

The Coolpix L19 is a great camera for beginners just getting started in digital photography. Easy to use and fully featured the Coolpix L19 will delight it's users with great pictures, fun features and an incredible, bright 2.7-inch display at an amazingly affordable price.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Back light / Beach/snow / Close-up / Copy / Dawn/dusk / Fireworks / Food / Landscape / Museum / Night landscape / Night portrait / Panorama assist / Party/indoor / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Sunset


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nikon Coolpix

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.1-6.7
Max Focal Length:24mm
Min Focal Length:6.7mm
Optical Zoom:3.6
Type:Zoom lens


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:8Megapixel

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Zoom:4
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO auto (64-1600)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None