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Nikon COOLPIX L12

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Nikon Coolpix L12

PC Magazine
14 November 2007
Overall 9
8.6
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Nikon Coolpix L12 review

What Digital Camera
23 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Nikon's 7.1-megapixel Coolpix L12 tops Nikon's 'lifestyle' range and features Vibration Reduction, Face Detection and a 3x zoom.
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Nikon Coolpix L12

Steve's Digicams
16 June 2007
  • Excerpt: Physical Views The Coolpix L12 compared to a standard CD disc. Continue to the Features & Controls Page COOLPIX L12 Specifications Effective pixels 7.1 million CCD 1/2.5-inch type (7.41 million total pixels) Image modes 3072 x 2304 (High: 3072*, Normal: 3072), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC screen: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV screen: 640), 3072 x 1728 (16:9) Lens 3x Zoom-Nikkor; 5.7-17.1mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 35-105mm);...
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Kickstartnews
16 June 2007
  • Excerpt: Nikon is in a race for the point & shoot digital camera crown, an honor it once owned for years after the release of the legendary Coolpix 900 series in 1996. Oh those were the days. Now there are upwards of ten competing models from a dozen manufacturers at almost every single price point. With ten distinct price points, that amounts to a lot of consumer choices.
  • Pros: A fast lens (f2.8 at the wide end of the zoom) coupled with a sensor that produces a good color balance works well in some indoor and other low light conditions that sometimes stump competing models. Built-in flash works surprisingly well for such a diminutive thing, producing good exposures in mixed lighting conditions. The L12 is easy to handle and the gently curved right side provides a reasonably secure grip whether shooting horizontal or vertical. The user interf...
  • Cons: At this price it's really hard to ask for more, but we could wish for a higher resolution LCD. While the LCD is certainly big enough, reviewing photos using the camera is less than satisfying. The zoom range is somewhat limited—to be expected in this price range—so we'd prefer to have a wider angle at the short end even if it means giving up a few millimeters at the long end. A bit of focus hunting in low light, especially indoors. The clean exterior finish can be a b...
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Nikon Coolpix L12 Review

Digital Camera Review
23 May 2007
  • Excerpt: Nikon’s “L” series digicams bear a striking resemblance (in both form and function) to Canon’s “A” series digital cameras, and there’s nothing wrong with that - imitation is, after all, the sincerest form of flattery.  Canon’s “A” series digicams are justly famous for their practicality, flexibility, class leading performance, reasonable pricing, impressive build-quality, and amazing ease of use.
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Overall 6
6.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Nikon COOLPIX L12

digicambuyer.co.uk
12 December 2008
  • Conclusion: A decent entrylevel camera that's easy to use, producing colourful snapshots minus any bells and whistles
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Overall 6
6.0

Nikon Coolpix L12 digital camera review

Pocket Lint
8 August 2007
  • Pros: Image stabilisation, low ISO image quality, face detection AF
  • Cons: No manual controls, no control over ISO settings, very slow flash recycle, sluggish performance overall, no optical viewfinder, Low resolution LCD suffers flaring in bright conditions.
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Overall 7
6.6

Nikon Coolpix L12

CNET
7 June 2007
  • Summary: The budget Nikon L12 includes a few surprising features, but its flaws outweigh its benefits.
  • Pros: Face-detecting autofocus, Optical image stabilisation
  • Cons: No user control over ISO sensitivity, Painfully slow flash recycle time
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Overall 6
6.0

Nikon Coolpix L12 review Review

CNET
5 June 2007
  • Summary: The L12 has impressive extras for a budget camera, but its performance in low light and its slow shooting time left us wanting more
  • Pros: Face-detecting autofocus, Optical image stabilisation good to see on a budget camera
  • Cons: No user control over ISO sensitivity, Painfully slow flash recycle time
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Expert Review

Tecnozoom
14 June 2008
  • Excerpt: La fotocamera COOLPIX L12, leggera e compatta, incorpora una vasta gamma di tecnologie ed è estremamente semplice da utilizzare. Creata per offrire la massima soddisfazione, questa fotocamera offre una risoluzione di 7,1 megapixel e moltissime funzioni automatiche progettate per consentire a chiunque di ottenere immagini estremamente nitide.
  • Pros: Sensibilità elevata, Ingombro minimo
  • Cons: Poca personalizzazione
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