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Expert Review

29 May 2006
  • Excerpt: If it's true that good things come in small packages, is it also true that better things comes in even tinier packages? While the Nikon Coolpix L3 digital point & shoot camera may not be the smallest one around, it's certainly compact enough to make even technically knowledgeable people wonder just...
  • Pros: Very easy to use. The camera does exactly what it's supposed to do, meets all of its advertised specifications, and provides easy access to all of its advertised features and functions. You get a genuine Nikon at this price. Image quality is respectable and more than good enough to provide your d...
  • Cons: We really couldn't find any significant faults at this price point. The lens could be a bit wider at the short end and a bit longer overall, but this is not supposed to be the camera you use to take professional shots of landscapes or money shots of a rare bird perched on a branch 50 yards/meters...
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Nikon Coolpix L3

Digital Photography Interface
30 April 2006
  • Conclusion: Another new camera entering the densely crowded entry-level camera category is the Nikon Coolpix L3. Average battery life, Nikon features, lots of scene modes, in-camera help and it's super cheap at about $150.
  • Pros: Very cheap, Average battery life, Custom white balance and "standard" Nikon features, Lots of scene modes, In-camera help (useful for beginners), Unlimited VGA 30 FPS movie mode
  • Cons: Slow lens, Small, low-resolution LCD, Not-even-close 10 cm macro mode, No manual ISO selection, Performance lagging behind competition; could be faster and better, Average image quality with high noise levels, Mediocre movie quality
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Steve's Digicams
21 February 2006
  • Summary: The , COOLPIX L3 and are entry-level digital compact cameras that combine high-quality components like a 3x Zoom-Nikkor lens and a bright 2.0-inch LCD with in-camera image-improvement features, in lightweight and compact bodies.
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Overall 7
Value for money 7
Features 7
Ease of use 9
Photo quality 7
Build quality 8
Color and saturation 7

Nikon Coolpix L3

12 September 2006
  • Conclusion: The Nikon Coolpix L3 scores very highly for ease of use. I was also impressed by the sharpness of the outdoor photos I was able to take. There are a couple of key weaknesses though. These are where the camera struggles in lowlight and severe shutter lag.
  • Pros: Ease of use, Build quality
  • Cons: Indoor shots, Shutter lag
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Overall 7

Nikon Coolpix L3 digital camera

Pocket Lint
28 June 2006
  • Pros: Simple to use, nice ergonomics, stylish, good range of subject modes
  • Cons: Blue/purple pixel fringing, soft snaps, skewed colours
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Nikon Coolpix L3 en Fantasea FL-3

22 December 2013
  • Conclusion: Voorlopig ga ik lekker met deze set verder om mijn motoriek te ontwikkelen en om er beter mee om te gaan. Maar ik ben een te "luie/slordige" duiker, en ik wil dat dingen het gewoon doen zonder dat ik er veel voor hoef te doen.
  • Pros: Economische keuze, Compact, Prima O-ringen, Economische keuze, Compact, Prima O-ringen
  • Cons: Geen aan/uit knop op behuizing, Geen symbolen bij de knoppen
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Nikon CoolPix L3

11 March 2007
  • Excerpt: La Nikon ha prodotto all’inizio del 2007 tre nuove fotocamere della serie L, tra cui la L3, tutte dotate all’incirca delle stesse caratteristiche.
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Overall 6

Nikon Coolpix L3

Absolut Photo
23 January 2007
  • Excerpt: La série des Nikon Coolpix L est la nouvelle gamme dédiée aux débutants. Les compacts numériques sont simples à utiliser et sont dotés de petites fonctionnalités pour assurer la réussite de ses photos. De plus ils sont généralement dans des gammes de prix accessibles.
  • Pros: Simple, Bonne ergonomie
  • Cons: Mauvaise réactivité en faible lumière, Limité à 200 ISO
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Tygodnik Komputerowy
6 June 2006
  • Excerpt: Bardzo wiele osób szuka dla siebie aparatu maksymalnie łatwego w obsłudze. Aparatu, którego używania nie będzie musiała poprzedzać długa lektura instrukcji obsługi. Aparatu, w którym nawet przypadkiem nie uruchomimy trybu manualnego. Dla takich właśnie osób Nikon przygotował model Coolpix L3.
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决战千元市场 六款廉价DC大比拼(一)

31 May 2006
  • Excerpt: 自从佳能EOS-300D吹响了数码单反普及的号角后,大家的兴趣点就立即从消费级数码相机转移到了上面。经过3年的发展,现在廉价数码单反相机的队伍也是越来越大了、价格也是越来越便宜了。目前主流市场上的数码单反相机,最便宜的产品已经跌到了四千多元,数码单反相机真是想不普及都难啊。
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