Summary: The L25 is actually a lot better than I was expecting at, well, almost everything really, with a couple of caveats. It starts up with a slight lag as it braces itself for work but the lens zooms quickly and takes you though the range of focal lengths on offer, from wide to tele for example, in just...
Pros: Price, Styling, Ease of use, Build, Handling, Low ISO image quality.
Cons: High ISO image noise, Lack of detail, Sluggish AF, Muddy and grainy HD video
Summary: The Nikon Coolpix L25 is unsurprisingly easy to use. After all that's what it's designed for. Let's not forget that this is a camera designed for newcomers and/or technophobes. The simplicity of its menu systems can be frustrating to someone with even a grain of photographic knowledge.
Excerpt: Now that mobile phones are able to take respectable snaps, why would anyone bother with a low-cost dedicated camera? There are two reasons we can think of. One is to have an optical zoom, a feature that designers have yet to squeeze inside the tiny proportions of a mobile phone.