Summary: The Nikon COOLPIX is a 10 Megapixel budget compact with a 4x optical zoom lens and a 3in screen. It has a built-in flash and is powered by 2 AA batteries.
The L20 is a simple camera aimed at people who want to take pictures, but aren't interested in the mechanics of the process.
It's pretty much point and shoot operation only, with access to a few camera settings like image size, white balance, continuous shooting and a selection of scene modes.
Pros: Inexpensive, attractive and well-made., Very simple to use., Fast flash with long range., AA batteries.
Cons: No image stabilisation., Slow to start up., Limited shooting information on screen., No manual ISO setting.
Excerpt: (1 items) Nikon’s Coolpix L20 is a great representative of a growing category of cameras: very affordable, easy-to-use point-and-shoots with surprisingly stellar image quality and a bit of fashion sense. The Coolpix L20 clocks in at just $130, but its image quality surpassed that of much more expensive cameras in our lab’s jury evaluations.
Pros: Easy to use, Very good image quality, 3-inch LCD