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Nikon Coolpix L2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 reviews of Nikon Coolpix L2. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and image quality are overall positive. The price and design are also appreciated. There are some negative reviews about the battery and shutter, and comments about the exposure and lens are mixed.

usability, design, price, image quality, portability

performance, screen, flash, shutter, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix L2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2 review

 

Nikon Coolpix L2

Easy to use; excellent image quality for an inexpensive camera; useful macro mode; effective D-Lighting feature; attractive design.

Extremely limited image options; average performance.

The no-frills Nikon Coolpix L2 is slow, but its pictures are quite good.

May, 2006

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

Physical Views The Coolpix L2 compared to a standard CD disc. The 5-megapixel Coolpix L3 and the Coolpix L2 Continue to the Features & Controls Page Coolpix L2 Specifications Effective pixels: 6.0 million CCD: 1/2.5-inch high-density CCD (6.18 million...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Dan Havlik (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2 Digital Camera - Full Review - The Imaging Resource!

 

Slimmed down stylish design in attractive gun-metal grey color ; Well-built body with smooth curves ; easy to hold ; Good quality lens provides decent overall sharpness ; Images had good color even under harsh lighting ; Excellent macro performance ;...

Max ISO sensitivity limited to 200 and always set automatically ; Slower than average shutter response ; 3x zoom control is noisy and slow ; Resolution low for 2-inch LCD screen ; High image noise in dim light and when flash is used at distances much...

Features are also pretty impressive in a camera this small and relatively inexpensive. Along with a 6MP CCD image sensor, the Nikon Coolpix L2 has a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2-inch LCD screen and Nikon's helpful Feature System which includes D-Lighting...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Cybernium (neocamera.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2 Review

 

Clearly, Nikon has cut too many corners with the Coolpix L2. The lens, which delivers good sharpness, is betrayed by strong barrel distortion at wide-angle and a very narrow aperture (F5.3) at telephoto.

Nicely saturated image colors, Reliable metering, Great macro focusing, Built-in camera guide, Easy to handle, Good LCD visibility

High image noise, No control over ISO, Poor automatic white balance under artificial light, Slow lens at telephoto, Some barrel distortion, Overly slow

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (digitalcamerareview.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2 Digital Camera Review

 

One of threesome of new cameras added to Nikon's "Life" line, the Nikon Coolpix L2 is targeted at the photographer who wants a simple to use, compact, high quality digital camera. Featuring simple operation, the Nikon Exclusive Feature System, and an...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (cnet.com.au)

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

You can't change many settings on this camera, but at least its pictures are pretty. Read more in our review.

Easy to use; excellent image quality for an inexpensive camera; useful macro mode; effective D-Lighting feature; attractive design.

Extremely limited image options; average performance.

The no-frills Nikon Coolpix L2 is slow, but its pictures are quite good.

May, 2006

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

Very good image quality.No noise in images from 50 to 100 ISO.Reliable matrix metering.No distortion or chromatic aberration.Compact.Very simple to use.

Flash offers limited range.No control over sensitivity (ISO).Telephoto shots easily affected by camera shake.Focusing occasionally difficult under room light.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Jim Martin (pcauthority.com.au)

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

The L2 has limited shooting controls, but it's capable of producing some great-quality shots.

Indoors however, it produced the best image on test. It nailed the white balance and, in addition to quick focusing, the oversharpening led to great resolution. With the lack of noise and perfect exposure, it beat more expensive cameras. But without a...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

One of the cheapest Nikon digital cameras you can buy the L2 is a typical point and shoot model. Ease of use and a low price are certainly amongst its biggest attractions.

Ease of use ; Build quality ; No red eye in test shot

Indoor shots ; Shutter lag

"The Nikon Coolpix L2 looks good and I like the build quality of this camera. It is certainly a step ahead of many similar models. Picture quality is mixed though and I feel there are other six megapixel, point and shoot models offering better value...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Nikon Coolpix L2

 

Simple, straightforward design.; Image quality; Great value; Build Quality

Autofocus tends to hunt

May, 2006

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