Comfortable to hold and easy to use, the 16-megapixel COOLPIX L29 is clever with images—so you don’t have to be.
Simple controls and smart automatic technology deliver sharp images and ensure you capture portraits with smiling faces and open eyes, through the wide-angle NIKKOR 5x optical zoom lens.
A large 6.7-cm/2.7-in LCD screen displays images with superb clarity at any time of the day or night, plus you can switch to filming the action at the touch of a button, or set the camera to Easy Auto mode to capture fabulous photos without worrying about a thing.
The COOLPIX L29 — making memories last.
Easy operation makes shooting simple and Easy Auto mode optimises all camera settings for you, to suit the light wherever you are.
Never miss a magic video moment, with a dedicated movie-record button that makes it easy to catch the action whenever it happens.
The highly efficient sensor allows you to shoot wonderfully detailed images and produce superb poster-size enlargements.
From group shots to close-ups, this 26-130 mm lens offers superb precision and sharp resolution, to capture any moment with ease.
Anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment offer clear shooting and playback, even in bright sunlight.
Compensates for camera and subject movement to deliver sharp shots, even with fast-moving subjects.
Fun filter effects: Set your filter before you shoot, for super-vivid color, sepia, high contrast monochrome and many other stylish effects.
Smart Portrait System: Smile Timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, Blink Proof alerts you if someone’s eyes were closed, and Red-Eye Fix corrects false eye colour due to flash.
AA-size batteries: Your camera is powered by two AA-size batteries, which are easily available wherever you are in the world.
17 scene modes: Scene modes automatically optimise the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Get great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation.
EXPEED C2: Nikon’s fast and precise image processing system provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.
Nikon Image Space: All Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of free online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space. Find out more at NIKON IMAGE SPACE.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CCD; approx. 16.44 million total pixels
NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom
4.6-23.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26-130 mm lens in 35mm  format)
6 elements in 5 groups
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 520 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Motion blur reduction
Electronic VR (still pictures, auto), motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 80 cm (2 ft 8 in.) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 10 cm (4 in.) (wide-angle position relative to the triangle mark) to infinity. (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Center, face detection
6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 20 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Storage file formats
Still pictures: JPEG. Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image size (pixels)
16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)]; 16M [4608 x 3456]; 8M [3264 x 2448]; 4M [2272 x 1704]; 2M [1600 x 1200]; VGA [640 x 480]; 16:9 [4608 x 2592]
Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Pet portrait), Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1.2 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 3), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie - file format
HD 720p (default setting): 1280 x 720/16:9, VGA: 640 x 480/4:3, QVGA: 320 x 240/4:3
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
1/2000-1 s. 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2.7 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.2 and f/8 [W])
Approx. 10 s
Flash range (approx.)
[W]: 0.5-3.6 m (1 ft 8 in.-11 ft). [T]: 0.8-1.7 m (2 ft 8 in.-5 ft 6 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB)
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Two LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries. Two FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries. Two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately). AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately)
Approx. 200 shots when using alkaline batteries. Approx. 650 shots when using lithium batteries. Approx. 380 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Actual battery life for movie recording2
Approx. 1 h when using alkaline batteries. Approx. 3 h 20 min when using lithium batteries. Approx. 2 h when using EN-MH2 batteries
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 96.4 x 59.4 x 28.9 mm (3.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 160 g (5.7 oz) (including batteries and SD memory card)
Operating environment - temperature
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x2), USB Cable UC-E16
AC Adapter EH-65A, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Battery Charger MH-72 (includes two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B2 (set of two EN-MH2 batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries)
1. Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries.
2. When recording a single movie.
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