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The Nikon Coolpix L14 is a 7.1 million pixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 38-114mm), auto gain ISO 64-1000, Face-Priority AF and a 2.4-inch LCD screen. The camera measures 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 in (90.5 x 61.5 x 27mm) and weighs Approx 4.1 oz (115 g) without battery and SD memory card.
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Nikon Coolpix L14 Reviews
ImagingResource reviews the Nikon Coolpix L14 and writes;
” The big feature of the Coolpix L14 is its low price but Nikon didn’t scrimp on performance, delivering above average shutter lag and startup/shutdown times. It’s also an unusually comfortable camera body to hold and pocket.”
ePhotozine reviews the Nikon Coolpix L14 and writes;
” ISO64 understandably gives a lovel, smooth result… Unfortunately, sharpening has started to happen at ISO200, but this is only visible when the image is viewed at full size. The highest ISO rating I could get was ISO384. Purple artefacts and harder sharpening are in evidence in all areas.”
TrustedReviews reviews the Nikon Coolpix L14 and writes;
“It is well made, light and easy to handle, and fairly robust, but even a child would quickly become frustrated by its limitations. There are much better cameras costing not much more money.”
Pocket-Lint reviews the Nikon Coolpix L14 and writes;
“Exposure control is good though and the Face AF system works well enough but is slow, as is slight shutter lag, which will quickly frustrate you.. Easy to use with good image quality at lower ISOs the Nikon Coolpix L14 makes a good budget snapper but one that has real problems in terms of speed of use.”
Nikon Coolpix L14 Samples
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- Nikon Coolpix L14 Sample Photos @ ePhotozine
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- Nikon Coolpix L14 Sample Photos @ NikonUSA
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Nikon Coolpix L14 User Manual (PDF)
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Nikon Coolpix L14 Press Release
August 30, 2007 — TOKYO Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the COOLPIX L14, a quality compact digital camera that combines high performance with operating ease while also providing the staying power of long battery life. Built on a custom application of Nikon’s innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, The COOLPIX L14 is built to realize optimum performance and maximum image quality.
The COOLPIX L14 makes full use of its 7.1 effective megapixels of imaging power to capture true-to-life color witd enough fine details that it leaves plenty of freedom to crop or produce enlargements. This pairs with the precision optics of a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens that covers a practical range from 38-114mm (35mm equivalent) to ably capture everything from group shots to close-up portraits.
The COOLPIX L14 offers the world’s longest battery life*, maximizing the power of the supplied Energizer lithium AA-size batteries. Using a standard battery size that is widely available around the world brings a great advantage in that it means never worrying about recharging or running out of power. Better still, the energy efficient design of the COOLPIX L14 allows it to shoot 1,000 photos on a pair of Energizer lithium AA-size batteries.
Intuitive operation and user-friendly controls ensure error-free command over the performance features of the COOLPIX L14. Dedicated buttons on the top of the body make it easy to switch between shooting and playback modes. The large 2.4-inch LCD monitor offers a bright image that is a pleasure to view, even outdoors. And the no-nonsense design of the body itself assures a solid grip while pleasing the eyes with an inviting balance of flowing surfaces contrasted by sharp edge lines. To best match individual preferences, the COOLPIX L14 will be available in three attractive body colors**: Silver, Blue and Pink.
Price & Availability
The COOLPIX L14 will be available September 2007 with an MSRP of $149.95.
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