Inside the smooth, elegant design of the COOLPIX L3 is a range of sophisticated features designed to preserve your moments perfectly. With a capable 5 megapixel resolution, this camera delivers instantly recognizable quality. The 3x optical Zoom-Nikkor lens puts everything from group portraits to expansive landscapes within easy reach and the bright 2.0-inch LCD monitor simplifies composition and playback, leaving you free to enjoy your special moments. 15 different Scene Modes – 4 with Scene Assist – improve your results by automatically providing appropriate settings for everything from party portraits to fireworks at night. Movies may be recorded in three modes – TV size (640), Small size (320) and Smaller-size (160) – so you can capture and share so much more through the TV, computer screen and e-mail.
5.1 megapixel resolution ensures pictures stay sharp, even when significantly enlarged.
Precision 3x Zoom-Nikkor lens covers a focal range of 38 to 116mm (35mm equivalent).
2.0-inch LCD monitor
In-camera COOLPIX technologies: Face-priority AF, D-Lighting and In-Camera Red-Eye Fix Face-priority AF* automatically locates and focuses on people’s faces ensuring superb, crisply focused portraits. (*Face-recognition capability may be limited in some conditions.) D-Lighting rescues underexposed images by improving brightness and picture detail where needed, while leaving correctly exposed areas just as they are. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix analyzes each image and automatically finds and corrects any accidental red-eye, which can sometimes occur in flash photography.
Movie recording with sound. Recording time depends on the size of memory card, it is substantially unlimited.
Convenient AA-size battery compatibility and battery life of up to approx. 200 shots with alkaline, 630 shots with lithium, or 330 shots with EN-MH1 that you will never be short of power when a photo opportunity arises.
15 scene modes, 4 with scene mode assist automatically provide the appropriate settings for everything from party portraits to fireworks at night.
Improved Menus (Graphical User Interface) that use clearer symbols and smoother text, presented in an easy-to-read format. Functions may be chosen by icon or name and the new color scheme makes operation easier on the eyes.
Mode Switch makes it easy to choose between Auto, Scene and Movie modes.
PictBridge: The capability to connect directly to any PictBridge compatible printer means that you can make great prints without the need for a computer to process the job; it’s simplicity defined.
PictureProject is provided as a complimentary accessory. PictureProject software greatly simplifies the importing, editing and organizing of your images, and includes other options that add to the fun of photography.
Effective pixels (million)
LCD monitor (inch)
2.0” 86000-dot TFT
CCD sensor size (W x H) [inch]
AA-size battery (LR6, Lithium, etc) x2, EN-MH x2
Focal length [mm][35mm film equivalent]
30cm to infinity, Macro: 10cm to infinity
Movie with sound
23MB for images
Approx. weight w/o batteries & storage media [g]
Dimension (WxHxD) [mm]
91 x 60.5 x 26