Technical characteristics

Sensor size 1/2.3
optical zoom 28 Pocket
connectivity not specified
display size 3 inch
resolution 20,48 megapixel
Sensor type CCD
intelligent zoom x 2
image processor no indication
display type LCD
lens Nikon Nikkor 28 x wide optical zoom
Max FPS 1
internal camera features multilingual menu, self timer
recording program movie mode
Recording function face detection
Focal length 50 cm
Digital Zoom
Full HD available
image stabilizer available
built-in Flash available
HDMI connection not available
autofocus available
feature with anti-reflective coating, firmly fitted monitor


  • superzoom
  • good display
  • quite inexpensive
  • auto focus (AF)


  • weaknesses in low light
  • cumbersome operating
the Nikon Coolpix L340 camera is cheap, plain and black. The camera is a simple bridge camera for all those seeking a wide focal length range for very little money. The camera is otherwise rather just under-equipped, but this can be an advantage when a camera that is easy to use. The housing is basic, but good. None should be surprised about much weight if he wants to wear much zoom. Class comparison is the weight of the camera with 430 grams but still alright. In addition, much zoom needs too much space. The camera has a slightly thick applied, but is advantageous in that the handle does not contribute to the depth of the housing. Compared to compact digital cameras, the camera through the handle is much better in hand. Size is mandatory, that fits the camera not in each jacket pocket. Who buys up the camera should think directly on the small camera bag. At the Nikon Coolpix L340, the monitor is indeed impressive, but he has three inches and has 460,000 pixel. Although this is sharper, but the camera the target audience does not tend anyway to manually set the focus point. It is enough in any case to assess from the frame and from the subject. Folding or touchscreen are absent, because it must be taken away more money in the hand. In the low price range, it is typical that the operating concept aimed at photographers, who want to just aim and pull the trigger. These photographers would not keep up with the manual exposure settings. There are hardly any buttons on the camera and the digital camera, the exposure setting is controlled by the intelligent automatic. At the present time there are

the optics and image quality

digital cameras new records and for example there are models with more than 60-fachem zoom. Will forget then, that with the Nikon Coolpix L340 of 28-fache zoom is pretty impressive. Add to the pragmatic, good focal length range, which starts at the 22.5 wide angle and ends at the strong tele of 630 mm. F3, 1 to f5, 6 is rather average as light intensity. The optical image stabilizer is of course on board. Good macro mode, there is a surplus which focus turns from the minimum leg point distance of one centimeter. A camera is so cheap, then it is not surprising if the key data to the recording sensor get a buyer not from the stool. Some lay people are impressed at 20 mega pixels, where the many pixels on the small 1/2.3-inch CCD will be squeezed. Dealing with noise, so these are not the best conditions. The camera can therefore quickly begin to noise in the waning light. Also speaks, that the bridge camera Nikon ISO 1600 as a very early ISO limit set. ISO 3200 are otherwise even in the low-budget class the norm rather up 6400. The Nikon Coolpix L340 will likely position itself as a daylight camera.

The equipment

when the equipment is somewhat perceived that dealing with the Coolpix L340 Nikon a savings package. Maximum HD is available as video quality, there are no full-HD. At least there's a separate video start button when the bridge camera. Also the Wi-Fi module, which is very widespread in the meantime is missing the bridge camera. For the price, this is not very surprising, and so the good old USB cable this must answer. The camera is operated with four AA batteries or batteries. For the good batteries, some money in hand must be taken although again, but there are emergency batteries or second battery anywhere around the world.

Important information about the camera

the Zoom camera from Nikon is simply equipped and all work is taken by the automatic function the photographer. 28fach can therefore be zoomed and focal lengths between 22.5 and 630 mm can be achieved. The small sensor has the resolution of 20.2 mega pixels. Overall, the camera in the classic design comes and there is a good fit with the distinctive handle. The photos are stabilized with the movable lens Assembly. The distinctive handle, automatic control and the simply arranged operating elements the model clearly aimed at the photography beginners.


The bridge camera Coolpix L340 of Nikon is a good choice for those who want to wish much zoom, but not much money to spend. This is obtained when the model from Nikon. The ease of use is the point and shoot photographers and miss the learners and advanced rapidly the deficiency in the manual setting options. Of course, the other equipment when the camera is rather spartan, but this is not surprising for the price. The camera offers some advantages and it is cheap, there's the deep hand grip, easy to use, the optical image stabilizer, 1 cm macro, much zoom class 22.5 mm wide angle and the company works with the AA batteries.

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