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The Nikon Coolpix L26 Digital Camera (Black) boasts a 16.1 effective MP CCD sensor for superior image quality. Nikon's EXPEED C2 image processing engine provides speedy, faithful image rendering, while ensuring optimum speed and efficiency. The camera is equipped with a 5x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens with a 4.6 - 23.0mm (26 - 130mm 35mm equivalent) focal length for capturing both wide angle and telephoto shots. You can get great close-ups from as little as 4.0" (10.2 cm) away from your subject. A large 3.0" (7.6 cm) LCD monitor gives you ample viewing room for focusing and playback. The L26 captures high definition (HD) 720p video at the touch of a button.

An intuitive menu makes this camera an ideal choice for rookies, but that's not to say it won't be a fine companion to more experienced users. Your family and friends will surely appreciate your making them look their best with Nikon's in-camera Smart Portrait System, which is capable of automatically retouching and enhancing photos. The system features Smile Timer, a mode that automatically recognizes when your subject is smiling and releases the shutter at that time, ensuring that you don't miss the moment.

Enjoy various color options, including standard, vivid and cyanotype, helping you add a touch of creativity to your next photo or video project. Take advantage of a total of 18 easy to use Scene modes, which automatically optimize camera settings to achieve the best possible results in a given situation. With the Best Shot Selector feature, capture as many as 10 shots and save the best one from the group. You need not worry about blurry images due to camera shake; the electronic VR Image Stabilization system reduces motion blur for crisp, clear photos. Big on action shooting? Use the Sports Continuous scene mode to capture up to 3 shots.

The camera is powered by 2x AA batteries (included).

16.1 effective MP CCD sensor for superior image quality; enjoy high-resolution photos that reproduce the finest details with sufficient leeway to allow creative cropping
Nikon's EXPEED C2 image processing engine provides speedy, faithful image rendering, while ensuring optimum speed and efficiency
Equipped with a 5x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens with a 4.6 - 23.0mm (26 - 130mm 35mm equivalent) focal length for capturing both wide angle and telephoto shots. You can get great close-ups from as little as 4.0" (10.2 cm) away from your subject. Capture everything from group pictures and architectural shots to intimate, expressive close-ups with speed and ease
Autofocus (AF): Contrast-detect TTL AF. Focus-area selection: Center, Face priority. Focus Lock is also enabled
A large 3.0" (7.6 cm) TFT LCD monitor gives you ample viewing room for focusing and playback. It also features an anti-reflective coating to reduce glare, plus 5-level brightness adjustment
Record HD 720p (1280 x 720) video @ 30fps with sound -- at the touch of a button. View your movies on the camera's large, bright 3.0" LCD monitor, a PC or an HDTV. The camera does not have an integrated HDMI port, but you can insert your SD / SDHC / SDXC card into an HDTV that has an SD / SDHC / SDXC card slot for playback. Video output: NTSC, PAL
An intuitive menu makes this camera an ideal choice for rookies, but that's not to say it won't be a fine companion to more experienced users
Your family and friends will surely appreciate your making them look their best with Nikon's in-camera Smart Portrait System, which is capable of automatically retouching and enhancing photos. Smile Timer automatically recognizes when your subject is smiling and releases the shutter at that time, ensuring that you don't miss the moment. Also benefit from the following features under the Smart Portrait umbrella: Skin Softening, Face-Priority AF, Blink Warning, Blink Proof and In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, all designed to improve your image quality
Enjoy various color options, including standard, vivid and cyanotype, helping you add a touch of creativity to your next photo or video project
Take advantage of a total of 18 easy-to-use Scene Modes, which automatically optimize camera settings to achieve the best possible results in a given situation. Scene Auto Selector and Easy Auto Mode enable quick, carefree picture-taking, letting you relax and focus on getting the shot you want while the camera does the hard part for you. Modes: Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Copy, Dusk / Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Continuous shooting options: With the Best Shot Selector feature, capture as many as 10 shots and save the best one from the group. Other options include Continuous, Multi-shot 16 and Single
You need not worry about blurry images due to camera shake or low lighting; the Electronic VR Image Stabilization system reduces motion blur for crisp, clear photos. On a related note, Motion Detection automatically chooses a quicker shutter speed and higher ISO (light sensitivity) setting to help compensate for movement on the part of your subject or camera shake
High ISO sensitivity helps you beautifully capture subjects in low light conditions,without compromising natural light or needing a long exposure time. By allowing for the selection of quicker shutter speeds, high ISO also simplifies the capture of fast-moving subjects with improved clarity
Big on action shooting? Use the Sports Continuous scene mode to capture up to 3 shots
High-speed USB 2.0 interface. Interface data transfer protocol: MTP, PTP
In-camera image editing: Crop, D-Lighting, Rotate image, Skin softening, Small Picture
Voice Memo function
Enjoy extra storage space, thanks to an SD/ SDHC / SDXC memory card slot
Storage file system: DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF MPF compliant
ISO 1222 tripod socket
The camera is powered by 2x AA batteries (included). Optional 2x FR6 / L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries or 2x EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (not included) can also power the camera. AC Adapter EH-65A and Battery Charger MH-72 / MH-73 also optional (not included)
Battery Life:
Still image: Approx. 200 shots with alkaline batteries; approx. 680 shots with lithium batteries; approx. 350 shots with EN-MH2 batteries

Video: Approx. 55 min with alkaline batteries (HD 720p); approx. 3 hr 20 min with lithium batteries (HD 720p); approx. 1 hr 55 min with ENMH2 batteries (HD 720p) 1
Supported Languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Imaging
Pixels Actual: 16.44 Megapixel
Effective: 16.1 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: AVI, MJPEG
Max Resolution 16MP: 4608 x 3456
Image Stabilization Digital
Optics
Lens NIKKOR, 6 elements in 5 groups
EFL: 4.6-23 mm (35 mm equivalent: 26-130 mm)
Aperture: f/3.2 (W) - 6.5 (T)
Zoom Optical: 5x
Digital: 4x
Focus Range Wide: 19.69" (50 cm) - Infinity
Telephoto: 31.50" (80 cm) - Infinity
Macro: 3.94" (10 cm) -
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-1600
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1/2000 - 1 sec
Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1/2000 - 4 sec in Fireworks Mode
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, TTL 256-zones
Exposure Modes Modes: Programmed Auto
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual
Burst Rate Up to 1.2 fps at 16.1 MP for up to 4 frames
Self Timer 10 Sec
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.64 - 11.81' (0.5 - 3.6 m)
Telephoto: 2.62 - 5.58' (0.8 - 1.7 m)
Memory
Built-in Memory 19MB
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video
Video Clip Length Up to 4GB or 29 Min
Audio Recording With Video
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (230,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity AV Output
USB 2.0
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Power
Battery 2x AA Batteries
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.8 x 2.4 x 2.0" / 9.6 x 6.1 x 5.1 cm
Weight 5.78 oz / 164 g
Nikon Coolpix L26 Digital Camera (Black)
  • Strap
  • USB Cable
  • NikonView NX 2 CD-ROM
  • 2 x LR6 / L40 AA Batteries
  • 90-Day B&H Refurbished Warranty