NIKON COOLPIX L340: Featuring a 20.2MP Sensor and the NIKKOR Lens Mount under 11K
Nikon has finally launched the COOLPIX L340 that boasts of a wider repertoire in terms of specifications. This camera looks pretty compact and is now available from the leading online stores. Here is how the COOLPIX L340 looks like in detail:
The COOLPIX L340 boasts of a 20.2MP image sensor with a focal range of 2.0-112mm. The COOLPIX L340 features the NIKKOR lens mount supporting up to 28X optical zoom. The CCD image sensor also offers better clarity in addition to the contrast detect autofocus system. The lens construction includes 12 elements segregated into 9 groups besides the 1 ED lens element. The lens aperture range for the COOLPIX L340 is f/3.1-5.9. In terms of lens magnification, this camera boasts of 4X. The main highlight has to be the Lens shift vibration reduction on offer. Besides these, the COOLPIX L340 also features multiple AF area modes in Center and the target finding arrangement. In terms of aperture this camera boasts of the electronically controlled ND filter.
In terms of ISO sensitivity, the COOLPIX L340 offers a range of 80-1600 besides the Auto mode. Matrix, Spot and Center-weighted are the featured metering modes besides the maximum shutter speed limit of up to 1/1500 sec. The COOLPIX L340 also incorporates the TTL auto flash besides the monitor pre-flashes for better clarity. Built-in flash is supported by the COOLPIX L340 with a range of up to 4.7m for wide-angle and 2.4m for telephoto. Face detection is also featured in addition to the image display resolution of up to 460K dots. JPEG image format is supported by the COOLPIX L340. In terms of video formats, the COOLPIX L340 supports the MOV besides H.264 and MPEG-4 AVC. The COOLPIX L340 features the programmed auto exposure mode besides the fireworks show scene mode that makes the use of the minimum shutter speed of 1s and 4s. The mechanical electronic shutter offers better clarity besides supporting charge coupled technology.
The COOLPIX L340 boasts of 3 inch screen that features the TFT LCD panel with the anti-reflective adjustment. The 5 level brightness adjustment spec is another fascinating aspect associated with the COOLPIX L340. Frame coverage of up to 100 percent is available s well.
Connectivity and Storage
In terms of connectivity, the COOLPIX L340 supports high speed USB port for faster file transfers. PictBridge support is rendered supporting the Direct Print. MTSC connector is supported for video/audio connectivity. The COOLPIX L340 is assigned 43MB of internal storage limit which can be expanded using multiple digital cards in SD, SDXC and SDHC formats. Multi-lingual support is also available with this camera.
Design and Battery
In terms of dimensions, the COOLPIX L340 measures 111.1mmx76.30mmx83.3mm. This camera weighs 430g. Powering the same are four alkaline batteries that support up to 370 shots on a single charge. Four lithium batteries are also featured with 960 shots on a single charge. EN-MH2 batteries are also supported with 600 shots on a single charge.