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Life is a blur—your pictures shouldn't be.

Life is full of moments worth remembering, but they don't always happen in ideal picture taking conditions—a dimly lit restaurant, a distant sport field, a bumpy historic train ride and so much more. Fortunately, the COOLPIX L620 offers clear advantages for capturing those elusive moments. Its ergonomic design with a comfortable grip, outstanding 14x zoom NIKKOR glass lens and large 3" LCD make it easy to frame the ideal shot, even when it's far in the distance. Just bring your subject into view and let target-finding AF lock on and provide focus right where you want it. A little camera shake is no problem—lens-shift Vibration Reduction keeps photos and Full HD 1080p videos sharper and steadier. And since the COOLPIX L620 uses and advanced CMOS image sensor, you often won't even need to use the flash in low-light situations. For every moment that matters, the  COOLPIX L620 is ready.
VR image stabilization
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Clear Color Display
Smart Portrait System
Scene Auto Selector
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14x wide-angle to telephoto Zoom NIKKOR glass lens makes the shot possible

Every COOLPIX is designed around a geniune NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX L620 features a 14x Zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. And don't worry about a little camera shake—lens-shift Vibration Reduction keeps the shot steadier even when your hands are not.
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Master the camera in no time

Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting

The COOLPIX L620 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Easy Auto Mode. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.

Record superior videos

Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies

If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the COOLPIX L620 delivers. Full HD 1080p means great video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV* and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal.

*Requires HDMI cable (sold separately)

Don't sweat a little camera shake

Lens-shift Vibration Reduction ensures all of your photos and videos are steady, even if your hands are not. Say goodbye to blurry photos, shaky videos and tripods.

Dazzle with every shot

Create truly exceptional photos and Full HD videos in nearly any light. An 18.1-megapixel CMOS low-light image sensor delivers superior image quality, versatility and low-light performance.

Let the camera call the shots

Easily match your situation to one of 18 Scene Modes like Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and enjoy effortless great shots. Or, choose Easy Auto Mode and let the camera choose for you.

Turn the ordinary into extraordinary

Easily apply fun and creative Image Effects like Selective Color, Miniature, Skin Softening and more right from the camera—no need for additional photo or video-editing software.
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And the winner is...... The L620 was given to me for my birthday and I couldn't have asked for a better gift. I had been looking for a point and shoot, but I wanted a retractable zoom and as many features as can be crammed into a small pocket camera. I don't have to look anymore, thank to the L620. As a press photographer, I can use this camera and get professional quality results. I only wish that it would allow me to use my wide shoulder strap instead of the tiny string wrist one. Other than that, it lives up to its "Cool" name. May 24, 2014
AMAZING!!!!!!!! AMAZING!!!!!!!! There is no other way to explain it April 4, 2014
Easy to use I'm replacing my L18 after 5 years of great point and shoot happiness. Okay, some shots failed miserably, but doesn't that happen with any camera? Wink, wink: it isn't always the camera. The L620 operation is very similar to the L18's in the button layout, etc. However, I have been very pleased with my first stab at using close-up that never seemed to be quite right with the L18. And the colors -- much more true. I've tried out the panoramic, both 180 and 360, and I am pleased with the clarity when zooming in on a shot afterwards. I have yet to shoot a video but the one touch button is very nice. Everything is much more intuitive on the L620 than on the L18 even though the layout is largely the same. Zoom is great -- clarity again is very good and some random zooms of the sky gave me clouds and sky like I have never seen. View NX2 was easy to install -- I'm using an older Mac (5 years old). View NX2 is easy to use, too, but I'm just beginning to learn how to use it. I have been using iPhoto almost exclusively so View NX2 should be fun to learn. And with the control key, I just select the pictures I want from View NX2 and drag them to iPhoto on my Mac so that I can make comparisons. I've already seen that viewing in the View NX2 is much, much better (it just makes me want to buy a newer higher def Mac). This time I went with a black camera instead of red -- it just looks more like a real camera! I can still carry it in my cargo shorts pocket. It's a great camera, a great value, and it does take great pictures. There are a lot of features to use that I have not yet been able to try -- I look forward to testing out the selective coloring (not sure why i want to do that but I have some ideas about that). Here's a pic I took today using "scene close-up" and that I cropped later. The detail of the veins in the brown leaf are good, but look at the "cells" of the leaf. This is all natural lighting, no changes made except for the cropping. Happy holidays! I'd rather be taking pictures than shopping! LOL December 15, 2013
Great Camera! (Software works fine on Macbook Pro) Pros: Size, Quality Photos/Videos, Easy to Use, Multiple Strap Placements, Pop-up Flash, Auto Off, Comfortable to Hold, Price, Software Included (to edit and do other thing with) in the Box, One-Touch Record Cons: Takes AA Batteries, Sometimes Mild Color "Wash Out" (But it's not that bad) Bought the camera to take on a study abroad trip with my college and I think it will be just great. The pictures look pretty clear and the videos are phenomenal. I mostly got this so that I could record more than take photographs but I wanted a camera that could do both quite easily while being easy to carry around. I had considered another Nikon but when I saw the L620 I changed my mind almost instantly. The zoom is awesome and is pretty smooth while the auto focus does take a tiny bit longer than I believe is necessary but works really well once focused. The strap that came with the camera was a nice match as well and it's a bit of a larger strap so it will fit many people comfortable (although I have small hands so the strap is a little too bit but that's not something I'm complaining about). The pop-up flash is also very nice and easy to figure out. The finish is a nice solid black color (more like a matte finish rather than glossy) with a rubbery grip on one side - which flows smoothly and fits very ergonomically in the user's hand. I also love the fact that there are two spots where you can attach the hand strap to, the top left and the top right. While it's easier to use in the right hand it does make it nice for those who are left handed and would like the strap on that side. Camera works well with a universal tripod as well it just is a little bit off center (the universal screw-in port on the bottom of the camera is closer to the left (if you are looking at the back of the camera) than the center of the camera) but it doesn't throw off it's balance or level at all. The flash is really bright and very quick, it makes for very nice photos without distorting the colors much as I noticed with a few other cameras I looked at. The photos are pretty good, I noticed a little "distortion" or "wash out" of the colors but was able to fix that by simply changing my angle slightly, then they came out beautifully. I was able to take some very nice pictures of my fiancé, my dog, and my house. I have not printed them but I think they will come out quite decently. As I stated before, the video is really good for this size of a camera, which is what made me fall in love with it. The 18.1 MegaPixels really show what they are worth in the video department and it was super easy to just press the record button to start video recording instead of having to change modes within the camera directly! The software that came with the camera did not pose any problems for my Macbook Pro. It installed within about 5 minutes and started working right away. I haven't played around with it long enough to see how it really works on editing (and the other things it does {I'm sorry I'm not much of an editing person}) but from what I have done it works fine with no repercussions to the device or my computer. It even worked pretty well with photos from my previous camera, which was pretty neat. This camera is great for someone who just loves to take photos as a hobby but wants quality photos and wants to take some really awesome videos as well. The interface is very very simple and needs little instruction on how to use it (which I loved because I hate reading guides). I think the only thing that I really didn't like about the camera is that it takes AA batteries (I am very used to a L-ion battery that came with a charger for my last camera), although apparently you can buy rechargeable ones and set the camera to use them? I haven't quite looked into it that far but will do so soon, because I plan on getting rechargeable batteries if I can. I tried to touch on every aspect and be pretty thorough so I hope this helps with your decision. Sorry if I missed anything! November 8, 2013
Two major problems. First, the battery compartment cover, I feel will not hold up very long due to the fact you have to force it closed because the batteries are not secured as in all other Nikon cameras. Second, the flash has to be raised manually to use. I am sure many, many photos will be lost due to this problem. January 4, 2014
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Any tips on how to go about imporving the battery life?

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New Alkaline batteries "exhaust" after a short period of time. I took about 40 shots and the camera shut down.
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When using the COOLPIX L620, make sure that the battery is matching the battery type menu.
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Switch to lithium batteries.
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Why does my camera only record seconds of video before shutting down?

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When I start recording video, it records for a few seconds then shuts down. Last thing on the display is "Battery Expired." I have changed the batteries twice now. It works fine for taking pictures and shows a full battery between pictures.
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With the L620, make sure that the camera's battery settings are set to the appropriate battery that is being used. When recording video please use an approved memory card also make sure that it is a class 6 or higher. Here is a link to the approved memory cards: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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Auto focus takes long time in low light scenarios

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Looking for best settings to speed up auto focus. Currently in low light it can take seconds to focus. This causes me to miss the shot, especially when taking pictures of my children.
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When entering the shooting menu of the camera, the auto focus mode can be changed to AF-S (auto focus single) or to AF-F (Auto Focus Fulltime). When shooting children there is a preset scene mode specifically to capture active children.
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manual mode and manual focus

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Shutter speed cannot be controlled with this camera. This camera is equipped with auto mode and selected scene modes that can be changed according to shooting conditions.
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after taking a picture, numbers come up in the lower right hand corner and I am not able to do ANYTHING until they go away. example of the numbers are: 28m37s 779
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You could try using a faster card but you will be limited to the cameras buffer and write speed.
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Battery Exhausted (L620)

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Very frustrating and disappointing. When trying to take a video on my Coolpix L620, the message "battery exhausted" appears, yet when switching to normal photo mode, the battery level indicator seems full and good. Never expected this out of a "Nikon" product. Any tips or hints, as to if there is a solution for this problem? Please advise - thanks.
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To ensure that the correct battery level is being shown please make sure that you are selecting the correct battery type before using the camera. To learn more about this, please see page 77 in the reference section of the User's Manual.: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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