Nikon Coolpix L28: Featuring a 20MP Sensor and 3 Inch Screen
Nikon has recently unveiled the Coolpix L28, a trendy camera that is pretty powerful for a constricted budget. The Coolpix L28 packs in the latest image sensor besides featuring several shooting functions into the scheme of things. Here is how the specs sheet associated with the Coolpix L28 looks like in detail:
The Coolpix L28 is a futuristic compact from Nikon offering a 20MP sensor. The CCD image sensor packs in a lot of utility besides supporting an extended ISO sensitivity mode of 80-1600. One can even make use of the Auto mode for shooting in low-light conditions.
Focus and Optics
The Coolpix L28 features the 1/ 2.3 inch CCD sensor in addition to the NIKKOR lens mount. 5X optical zoom is supported besides the focal range of 4.6-23.0mm. The featured equivalent range for the same is 26-130mm, extrapolated for the low-light environments. The lens aperture on offer is f/3.2-F/6.5. In terms of lens construction, the Coolpix L28 can be segregated into 6 elements and 5 separate groups. Digital zooming prowess is rendered with a limit of up to 4X. The 35mm lens format adds to the zooming capabilities as well. TTL auto flash is supported with monitor pre-flashes added into the scheme of things.
Photography and Videography
The Coolpix L28 supports the contrast detect autofocus for shooting even in inclement conditions. The electronic vibration reduction is useful for clicking out stills followed by the motion detection spec. The Coolpix L28 offers a focus range of 50cm to infinity. Macro mode is supported as well besides the center and face detection modes for area selection. The Coolpix L28 supports burst shooting for up to 16 shots are 1.1 frames per second. Best shot selector is also supplied followed by the single shooting mode, meant for clicking up to 6 images at one go. Other shooting modes include easy auto, close-up and many more. In terms of image formats, the Coolpix L28 supports JPEG. The Coolpix L28 features both charge-coupled and mechanical shitter with a speed of 1/2000-1 sec for the Fireworks show scene mode. 2 step aperture rage is taken care of besides the 10sec self-timer. The electronically controlled ND filter adds to the credibility of the same.
In terms of video recording, the Coolpix L28 supports HD movies at 30fps, boasting of 16:9 as the aspect ratio. 480p and 640p movies can be recorded as well besides the 240p video mode at 30 fps. AVI mode that is in compliance with the Motion-JPEG is also supported. Mono speaker and microphone are also included.
A 3 inch screen is included with 230K dots as the offered resolution. The TFT LCD panel also supports the anti-reflection coating and features a 5-level controller for brightness adjustment.
Connectivity and Storage
The Coolpix L28 packs in the USB v2.0 for faster file transfers at 480Mbit/sec. The Internal storage tick for the same is 27MB expandable via the SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards.
Design and Battery
The Coolpix L28 measures 29mm in terms of thickness and weighs 164g. Two AA batteries are included supporting up to 280 shots.