Overview
The COOLPIX L20 is a quality compact digital camera that combines high performance with outstanding operating ease. A variety of advanced functions simplifies picture-taking. Activated in Easy Auto Mode, Nikon's Scene Auto Selector makes capturing special moments as easy as turning on the camera and shooting without worrying about any settings. The handy functions of Nikon's Smart Portrait System aids in beautifully capturing precious smiles. The large high-resolution 3-in. LCD monitor offers a bright image that is a pleasure to view, even outdoors. The COOLPIX L20 will be available in Bright Silver, Deep Red, Navy Blue and Black Metallic.

Tech Specs

Type of CameraCompact digital camera
Effective Pixels10.0 million
Image Sensor1/2.3-in CCD, approx. 10.34 million
Image Size (Pixels)3,648×2,736 (High:3648), 3,648×2,736 (Normal:3648), 2,592×1,944 (Normal:2592), 2,048×1,536 (Normal:2048), 1,024×768 (PC:1024), 640×480 (TV:640), 3,584×2,016 (16:9: 3584)
Lens3.6x Zoom; f=6.7 - 24.0/ F3.1 - 6.7
Digital ZoomUp to 4x
Focus RangeNormal mode: 30cm, Macro: 5cm
LCD Monitor3.0"; 230,000-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD
Storage MediaSD memory cards and internal memory (approx. 20MB)
File FormatCompressed [JPEG (EXIF )], mono/wav file, AVI movie
Shooting ModesAuto mode, Scene modes, Easy auto mode (including Scene auto selector), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Color options, Date imprint, Food mode, Smile mode, Movie mode
Scene ModesPortrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Panorama assist, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Backlight
Capture ModesSingle, Continuous (approx. 1.4 fps), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16 (16 frames with a single burst)
Video RecordingYes (with sound)
Exposure Metering System256-segment matrix metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering
SensitivityAuto (auto gain ISO 64-1600)
White BalanceAuto, Preset manual, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Self-Timer10 sec. duration
Flash Sync ModesAuto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Off, Fill flash, Slow sync
PictmotionNo
Supported LanguagesTotal of 24 languages
Power RequirementsRechargeable Ni-MH Battery EN-MH2 (optional) x 2, AA-size battery (LR6/L40 alkaline, or FR6/L91 lithium) x 2, AC Adaptor EH-65A (optional)
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)Approx. 240 shots with alkaline batteries; Approx. 630 shots with lithium batteries; Approx. 440 shots with EN-MH2 batteries (based on CIPA standard)
DimensionsApprox. 96.5 × 61 × 29 mm excluding projections
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)Camera Strap AN-CP19, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, USB cable UC-E6, Software Suite CD-ROM
Weight (without batteries and memory card)Approx. 135 g

Included Accessories