Nikon Coolpix L18

Announced Jan 29, 2008 •
8 megapixels | 3 screen | 35 – 105 mm (3×)
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Nikon Coolpix L18 8MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom (Ruby Red)
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Announced Jan 29, 2008
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The Coolpix L18 is an unassuming little budget camera that offers little in the way of frills but does its job - taking pictures - remarkably well. Our biggest frustrations during testing (the lack of ISO control and custom white balance) almost certainly won't be a concern to the kind of user looking to spend under $100 on a point and shoot camera. The large, relatively high resolution screen is a real bonus and there are a few neat features hidden away in the clear, simple menus (color options, D-Lighting in playback mode), but this is about as basic as digital cameras from major manufacturers gets. We didn't expect a lot from the L18, so were pleasantly surprised that it's quite nice to use and can be depended on to produce decent results under a wide range of shooting conditions.

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Group review, Nov 27, 2008
Article, Jan 29, 2008
Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 3264 x 2448
Effective pixels 8 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto (64-1600)
Focal length (equiv.) 35–105 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Min shutter speed 4 sec
Max shutter speed 1/1500 sec
Storage types SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 175 g (0.39 lb / 6.17 oz)
Dimensions 95 x 61 x 30 mm (3.74 x 2.4 x 1.16)

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