Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120 is a Compact Digital Camera features 14.1 megapixels CCD images sensor with wide-angle zoom lens (equivalent to a 25-525mm lens on a 35mm camera) including sensor-shift Vibration Reduction, and HD video capture with stereo audio. The camera features 21x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens with a 5-way VR Image Stabilization System including 720p HD movie recording which allow you to capture amazing movie, and 3-inch Ultra-High Resolution (921,000-dot) Clear Color Display for easy viewing. The Nikon Coolpix L120 has measures (H x W x D) 3.1 in. (76.5mm) x 4.4 in. (109.9mm) x 3.1 in. (78.4mm) and weight 15.3 oz. (431g).

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Features

Nikon Coolpix L120 Features

Design

Nikon Coolpix L120 offers a simple large lens and grip design which make it easier to hold in your hand, adding stability to those long zoom shots. The camera enhanced the grip surface with a sharp texture along inside and front of the handgrip including a chunky lens barrel to a more sure hold the camera. Comes with a zoom control on the lens barrel makes the camera more easy to adjust the focal length in shooting position. It placement also make users more comfortable to hold the camera even with their left hand during the shot. Coolpix L120 also has a stereo microphone above the pop-up flash unit on the camera’s top deck to support video recording and a speaker on the camera’s top deck.

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720p HD movie recording

The camera allows you to record HD movie in 720p (1,280 x 720) HD video in MPEG-4 and AVC H.264 format at 30 frames per second (fps). The camera also produce good quality of sound when recording AAC stereo audio, including a button on the back of the camera which allows you to record the video with just a push of a button. The Nikon Coolpix L120 provides an HDMI output to support connectivity with an HD television, so it easy to view video footage on your television.

3-inch LCD screen

The camera has large 3-inch LCD screen with 921,000 dots of resolution and features a wide viewing angle and anti-reflection coating. The screen allows you to show your images and video in rich detail and enhanced contrast, it also offers a wide viewing angle and anti-glare coating which allows you to capture and view high quality images in low-light conditions. Overall, the screen is good for viewing images and video anytime.

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Vibration Reduction

Using a long 21x optical zoom lens that extends to 525mm, Nikon Coolpix L120 equipped with five-way vibration stabilization (VR) system to help ensure telephoto shots are free of hand-shake. The Vibration Reduction sytem design combines sensor-shift technology and electronic vibration reduction to maximize effectiveness of images sensor. It feature can be support the camera to capture still images and video, though the movie mode uses the electronic VR exclusively. The sensor-shift Vibration Reduction is quite effective and makes a marked improvement when shooting telephoto shots without a tripod, though accurate framing can still be difficult.

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Specifications

Type Compact Digital Camera

Effective Pixels 14.1 million

Image Sensor CCD

Sensor Size 1/2.3 in.

Total Pixels 14.48 million (approx.)

Lens 21x optical Zoom, NIKKOR glass lens

Lens Focal Length 4.5-94.5mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-525mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Lens f/-number f/3.1-5.8

Lens Construction 12 elements in 9 groups

Lens Zoom 21x

Digital Zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2100mm lens in 35mm [135] format)

Vibration Reduction Combination of, Image-sensor shift and Electronic VR (still pictures), Electronic VR (movies)

Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF

Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection Center, Face detection

Focus Range [W]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 5 ft. (1.5 m.) to infinity, Macro close-up mode: Approx. 0.4 in. (1 cm.) to infinity(Middle zoom position)

Focus Lock Yes

Monitor Size 3.0 in. diagonal

Monitor Type Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating, 5-level brightness adjustment

Monitor Resolution 921,000-dots

Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) 97% horizontal (Approx.), 97% vertical (Approx.)

Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) 100% horizontal (Approx.)

Storage Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card

Internal Memory Approx. 102MB

Storage File System DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF compliant

Storage File formats Still pictures: JPEG

Movie Audio file format: AAC stereo, HD: 1280x720p / 30fps, Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264

Image Size (pixels) 4320 x 3240 (14M)

ISO Sensitivity ISO 80-6400, Auto (auto gain ISO 80-800), Sport continuous (ISO 400-3200)

Lowest ISO Sensitivity 80

Highest ISO Sensitivity 6400

Exposure Metering 256-segment matrix, Center-weighted

Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure with motion detection

Exposure Modes Programmed Auto, with Motion Detection & Exposure Compensation

Automatic Exposure Scene Modes Yes

Scene Modes Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sunset.

In-Camera Image Editing Crop, D-Lighting, Small Pic

Exposure Compensation ± 2 EV in steps of 1/3

Exposure Lock Yes

White Balance Auto, Manual

Shutter Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter

Shutter Speed 1/1000-1 sec. (when ISO sensitivity set to Auto), 1/4000-1/60 sec. (sport continous mode), 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)

Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution Up to 19 shots at approx. 0.7 frames per second

Continuous Shooting Options Continuous

Self-timer Can be selected from 10 and 2 seconds duration

Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5 to 6.0 m (1ft. 8 in. to 19 ft.), [T]: 1.5 to 3.0m (5 ft. to 9 ft.10 in.)

Built-in Flash Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

Interface Hi-speed USB

Interface Data transfer protocol MTP, PTP

Video Output NTSC, PAL

HDMI Output 480p, 720p, 1080i

I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output, DC input connector, Digital I/O (USB), HDMI Mini Connector (HDMI output)

Power Sources 4 AA-size batteries

Battery / Batteries AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Oxyride or Lithium), Four rechargeable EN-MH2 NiMH batteries(optional)

Battery Life (shots per charge) AA Alkaline: 330shots, AA Lithium: 890shots, EN-MH2: 520shots

Tripod Socket ¼ (ISO 1222)

Approx. Dimensions Height: 3.1 in. (76.5mm), Width: 4.4 in. (109.9mm), Depth: 3.1 in. (78.4mm)

Approx. Weight 15.3 oz. (431g)

Supplied Accessories Camera Strap AN-CP22, Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, UC-E6 USB Cable, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, Nikon ViewNX 2 Software CD, Lens Cap LC-CP22

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