Clicky

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21

Portability
77
Imaging
35
Features
28
Overall
32
Nikon Coolpix L110 front
 
Nikon Coolpix L21 front
Portability
93
Imaging
32
Features
11
Overall
23

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Key Specs

Nikon L110
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Push to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-420mm (F3.5-5.4) lens
  • 406g - 109 x 74 x 78mm
  • Introduced February 2010
  • Old Model is Nikon L100
  • Updated by Nikon L120
Nikon L21
(Full Review)
  • 8MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 38-136mm (F3.1-6.7) lens
  • 169g - 92 x 67 x 28mm
  • Revealed February 2010
Photography Glossary

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Overview

Its time to examine more in depth at the Nikon L110 and Nikon L21, one is a Small Sensor Superzoom and the latter is a Small Sensor Compact and both of them are offered by Nikon. There is a sizeable difference among the resolutions of the L110 (12MP) and L21 (8MP) but they enjoy the same exact sensor measurements (1/2.3").

Snapchat Adds Watermarks to AI-Created Images

The L110 was introduced within a month of the L21 so they are of a similar generation. Each of the cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before getting straight into a more detailed comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the L110 matches up against the L21 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

Samsung Releases Faster Versions of EVO MicroSD Cards
	
	

Reasons to pick Nikon L110 over the Nikon L21

 L110 L21 
Screen sizing3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution460k230kClearer screen (+230k dot)

Reasons to pick Nikon L21 over the Nikon L110

 L21 L110 

Common features in the Nikon L110 and Nikon L21

 L110 L21 
RevealedFebruary 2010February 2010Same generation
Manually focus No manual focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither features Touch friendly screen

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Physical Comparison

If you're looking to travel with your camera often, you should factor its weight and volume. The Nikon L110 enjoys outside measurements of 109mm x 74mm x 78mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.1") with a weight of 406 grams (0.90 lbs) while the Nikon L21 has sizing of 92mm x 67mm x 28mm (3.6" x 2.6" x 1.1") and a weight of 169 grams (0.37 lbs).

Compare the Nikon L110 and Nikon L21 in the all new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Here is the front view measurement comparison of the L110 versus the L21.

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the L110 and L21 is 77 and 93 respectively.

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 top view buttons comparison

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is very hard to visualize the contrast in sensor dimensions simply by seeing specs. The pic underneath should provide you a stronger sense of the sensor sizing in the L110 and L21.

As you can plainly see, both of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing albeit different resolution. You should count on the Nikon L110 to provide extra detail using its extra 4MP. Higher resolution can also make it easier to crop pictures a little more aggressively.

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 sensor size comparison

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
President Biden pushes bill mandating TikTok sale or ban

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon L110 Portrait photography factors
Nikon L21 Portrait photography factors
21
no manual focus
manual mode not available
no external flash support
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
19
manual focus not available
manual exposure not available
cannot use external flash
sensor resolution low (8 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
Body cameras now worn by bakery staff to deter stealing

Street Comparison

Nikon L110 Street photography highlights
Nikon L21 Street photography highlights
49
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
46
screen does not articulate
lack of image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
Apple Innovates by Creating Next-Level Optical Stabilization for iPhone

Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Nikon L110
Sports photography with Nikon L21
34
excellent zoom range (28-420mm 15.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no shutter priority
low resolution sensor (12MP)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
16
no shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution low (8 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
Sora from OpenAI releases its first ever music video

Travel Comparison

Nikon L110 Travel photography advice
Nikon L21 Travel photography advice
54
flash built-in
reasonably wide (28mm)
very long zoom (420mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
low resolution sensor (12MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.5)
50
has built in flash
missing Time Lapse function
sensor resolution low (8MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not good (38mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
Japan-exclusive Leica Leitz Phone 3 features big sensor and new modes

Landscape Comparison

Nikon L110 Landscape photography advice
Nikon L21 Landscape photography advice
35
reasonably wide (28mm)
screen is a decent size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
manual mode not available
low resolution sensor (12MP)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
22
manual focus not available
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (38mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
tiny screen (2.5")
manual exposure not available
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution low (8MP)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
missing Time Lapse function
Meta to Introduce 'AI-Generated' Labels for Media starting next month

Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Nikon L110
Vlogging with Nikon L21
25
reasonably wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have mic port
21
wide angle not good (38mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
missing external mic support
Photobucket discusses licensing 13 billion images with AI firms

Nikon L110 vs Nikon L21 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon L110 and Nikon L21
 Nikon Coolpix L110Nikon Coolpix L21
General Information
Make Nikon Nikon
Model Nikon Coolpix L110 Nikon Coolpix L21
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2010-02-03 2010-02-03
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Chip Expeed C2 Expeed C2
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 8 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Highest enhanced ISO 6400 -
Min native ISO 80 64
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-420mm (15.0x) 38-136mm (3.6x)
Max aperture f/3.5-5.4 f/3.1-6.7
Macro focus distance 1cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.9
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inches 2.5 inches
Display resolution 460 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 8 secs 8 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 13.0 frames per second -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 640x480
Video file format H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 406g (0.90 lb) 169g (0.37 lb)
Dimensions 109 x 74 x 78mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.1") 92 x 67 x 28mm (3.6" x 2.6" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model 4 x AA 2 x AA
Self timer Yes (3 sec or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC, Internal SD/SDHC, Internal
Card slots Single Single
Cost at release $280 $180