Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual User Guide and Detail Specification

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction to Nikon CoolPix L620
    2. Nikon CoolPix L620 Whole Camera Look
    3. The Specification of Nikon CoolPix L620 Camera
    4. Price and Conclusion of Nikon CoolPix L620 Camera
    5. Nikon CoolPix L620 User Manual

The Introduction to Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual

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The Look of Nikon CoolPix L620 Camera

Look is one of the important aspects of an electronic product such as digital camera. From the look, people judge the inside of the product. And sometimes, look is also representing the character of user itself. That’s why look does matter. And based on this reason, we think that look of this camera deserves to be talked. So, before getting down to the Nikon CoolPix L620, here we will talk about the look of this camera device first.

Physically you will not notice any difference between Nikon CoolPix L620 and CoolPix L610, they have same design. They both have thick body so you will not able to slip in into your jeans pocket. On the top, Nikon CoolPix L620, it has like a head as the house of mechanical pop-out flash. There are also placed power button, shutter release button encircled with a zoom wheel.

Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual - camera sideOn the front side, a big lens house is there as the house of long zoom lens. It’s placed next to it is brilliant big rubberised hand grip. This grip will offer you a good handling. You will be comfortable to use this cool camera even with one hand only.

On the rear side, Nikon CoolPix L620 manual states that you will find big 3-inchs LCD with resolution of 460K dots that functions as playback screen and view finder. Nikon CoolPix L620 still uses plastic for the body resulting lightweight body. So, you can bring it easily as your travel-mate camera. It is available in red and black.

The Specification of Nikon CoolPix L620

It is interesting to review Nikon CoolPix L620. It is the update of the predecessor CoolPix L610, but now CoolPix L620 bring better performance. And surprisingly, this camera has interesting features even with its affordable price. Based on the Nikon CoolPix L620 manual, it has 18.1 MP CMOS sensor BSI with sensor size of 1/2.3-inch. CMOS sensor can perform well in low light condition and consumes lower power that CCD sensor.

That is even better with night-shot system combined with target finding AF that will give sharp image even in low light shot. Nikon CoolPix L620 manual also explains that the camera is featured with 14x zoom (25 – 350mm equivalent to 35mm) lens. For the aperture, it is f3.3 – f5.9 with ISO sensitivity ranges from 125 – 3200. The AF system is good with minimum focus of 1cm to accommodate macro mode.

Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual - camera side with lensFurther, Nikon CoolPix L620 has minimum shutter speed of 1/1600 sec. and the maximum speed is 4 sec. For video recording, this camera can record Full HD 1080p video at 30fps. For burst shot, Nikon CoolPix L620 manual states that the camera can manage to 1.9 fps. Another reason why this camera is good for traveling is its panorama mode that is interested to capture landscape. Overall, what this camera can offer is good and worth buying.

Quick Specification of Nikon CoolPix L620

Model Number: Coolpix A
Alternate Model Number(s):
Camera Format: Compact
Date Available: 3/15/2013
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 10.5 oz (298 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(111 x 64 x 40 mm)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:
Effective Megapixels: 16.2
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.79 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 03:02
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None
Self-Cleaning: Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 80
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,164
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
3696 x 2448 (9.0 MP, Other),
2464 x 1632 (4.0 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.NEF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920×1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280×720 (30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM)
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens: NIKKOR ; 7 elements in 5 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 18.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 – f/22; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm with 19 steps of 1/3 EV
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Center, Normal area, Wide area, Face priority, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder: No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Max Playback Zoom: 31.0x
Top Deck Display:
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 – 1/2000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Beach/Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Food, High Key, Landscape, Low Key, Autumn colors, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Silhouette, Sports, Sunset
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10, 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto+slow sync, Fill flash, Slow sync, Rear-curtain+slow sync, Manual, Off; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6
Flash Range Description: GN approx. 6/21, or 6/22 when fired in manual mode at full power (ISO 100, m/ft, 23C/73.4F); 0.5 to 11.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 37ft.)
Max Flash Sync: Jan-00
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:
Other Memory:
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.NEF), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: Linear stereo PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI, Accessory Terminal, DC-input via dummy battery AC adapter
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.96
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.96
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.04
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.58 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.235 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.67 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.065 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.577s
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 5.2 seconds
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL20
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Included Software: ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS

Nikon CoolPix L620 Price and Impression

Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual - camera backsideHowever, Nikon CoolPix L620 is a zoom and shot camera that it is not so good to compare with DSLR camera, but what this camera can offer is recommended for those who want a full-featured digital camera.

Nikon CoolPix L620 meet the expectation of a travel-mate camera. Overall we recommend Nikon CoolPix L620 as one of option in its price range which is around $240.

Nikon CoolPix L620 Manual User Guide

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