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Nikon Coolpix L6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 253 reviews of Nikon Coolpix L6. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and size. The image quality and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the viewfinder and battery. The zoom and lens get negative views.

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performance, durability, flash, lens, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix L6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Nikon Coolpix L6


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix L6 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Views about the flash and price are overall positive. The durability and portability also get good feedback.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (

Nikon Coolpix L6


Preview of the Nikon Coolpix L6.

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Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (

Nikon Coolpix L6 review


Despite all the fancy, feature-rich cameras we've seen this year, 2006 may make its mark as the year that features went by the wayside in digital cameras. Just as Olympus's FE series brings new meaning to the idea of point and shoot, Nikon's L series...

Simple operation; small size; long battery life.

Slow performance; no ISO control; very slow flash recycle time.

The Coolpix L6 doesn't offer much control and is quite slow, but in good light, it can take nice photos.

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Nikon Coolpix L6


Physical Views The Coolpix L6 compared to a standard CD disc. The 7-megapixel Coolpix L5 and the Coolpix L6 Continue to the Features & Controls Page COOLPIX L6 Specifications Effective pixels 6.0 million CCD 1/2.5-inch type (6.18 million total pixels)...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : Dan Havlik (

Nikon Coolpix L6 Digital Camera - Express Review - The Imaging Resource!


Beginning at the PMA convention in Florida last year, Nikon has been making a bold effort to breathe new life into its entry-level "L" series cameras. Nikon adds to this "Life Support" with the Nikon Coolpix L6, a slim-and-trim, budget-buster model...

One of the most attractive entry-level, AA-compatible digital cameras on the market ; Decent overall speed, including quick start-up and barely noticeable shutter lag ; Very competitive price for such a feature-rich camera ; Extraordinary battery life,...

Tends to overexpose shots ; Many pictures suffered from motion blur ; Produced flat color ; No manual control over ISO ; hard to get camera to ISO 800 ; ISO 800 shots were mottled with noise ; Slow flash recycle time

According to CIPA -- the Japanese Camera and Imaging Products Association which has set the standard for camera battery testing -- the Nikon Coolpix L6 can capture 1,000 shots on a single set of AA Lithium batteries. The Coolpix L6's great battery life...

Mar, 2007

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Nikon Coolpix L6 Digital Camera Review


Unlike its predecessor L5, the Nikon L6 has 1MP less and also 2x less optical zoom. The battery life is impressive, but the shutter lag is slow (long time to charge flash). The design is smooth, quite flat to fit the pockets, lightweight and with...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Rob Williams (

Nikon Coolpix L6 6.0MP Digital Camera


Nikon is not known as a company to slow down their release schedule, and currently they have a huge collection of point-and-shoot cameras. Today we are taking a look at a model from their lifestyle series, the six megapixel L6.

Because of the value nature of the L6, I am not going to delve too deeply into image quality, but we will touch the basics and make sure there are no evident issues. First up are two random pictures, one of a macro and the other of outdoors.

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (

Nikon Coolpix L6 Digital Camera Review


Digital camera manufacturers unfailingly boast that their point & shoot digicams are user friendly and easy to operate, but in reality many of those claims are exaggerated. That's not the case with Nikon's "L" series digicams, which eschew seldom-used...

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Ilse Jurrien (

Nikon Coolpix L6


Nikon is pleased to announce the introduction of the Nikon Coolpix L6. A digital camera offering powerful imaging performance, easy operation and outstanding battery life, the Nikon L6 lets users shoot with greater confidence for better-looking...

Aug, 2006

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Nikon CoolPix L6


1,000 shots on one pair of AA batteries? Crikey.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Philip Ryan (

Nikon Coolpix L6


The Coolpix L6 doesn't offer much control and is quite slow, but in good light, it can take nice photos.

Simple operation ; Small size ; Long battery life

Slow performance ; No ISO control ; Very slow flash recycle time

While we were not pleased with the inability to select ISO, the Coolpix L6's biggest drawback is its glacially slow performance, especially with flash enabled. If you can get past the fact that you'll have to wait anywhere from 2.5 to 8.1 seconds...

Nov, 2006

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