- 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Screen
- 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
- Announced February 2010
- Succeeded the Nikon L100
- Later Model is Nikon L120
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Nikon L110 overview
Nikon L110 is Nikon's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera first launched on February of 2010. It has got a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000.
Nikon released this model in order to improve the older Nikon L100 (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards launched the newer Nikon L120 (Read Full Comparison) to improve this model.
The L110 stands at #232 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all around #1050 out of 1459 for cameras in our database. Remember to try our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your custom requirements.
Below is a graph of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Nikon L110 history
The Nikon L110 comes with a history of related cameras. Down below, you can discover all past and newer models as well as main specs.
L110 vs L84023-855mm
L110 vs L83023-765mm
L110 vs L2826-130mm
L110 vs L82023-675mm
L110 vs L61025-350mm
L110 vs L2626-130mm
L110 vs L81023-585mm
L110 vs L12025-525mm
L110 vs L2437-134mm
L110 vs L2138-136mm
L110 vs L2237-134mm
L110 vs L10028-420mm
L110 vs L2038-136mm
Nikon L110 Gallery
You can see the L110 from various angles in the gallery below.
Nikon L110 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon L110 based on factors which are typically viewed as crucial in a digital camera.
Nikon L110 Sensor specifications
The Nikon L110 is powered by the Expeed C2 chip. The dimension of the sensor in the Nikon L110 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter may lead to cropping.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CCD sensor boasts 12MP and provides a standard ISO range of 80 - 1600. This ISO can also be widened digitally to a high of 6400. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved therefore you have less margin for error.
The picture underneath illustrates the L110's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The L110 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Nikon L110 dimensions
Nikon L110 weighs in at 0.90 pounds (406g / 14.32 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 109mm x 74mm x 78mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387g so the Nikon L110 is on par as compared with its competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a shot of the Nikon L110 besides a soda so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will illustrate the button design on the L110.
Nikon L110 Lens specifications
The L110 has a built-in lens providing a focal range of 28-420mm giving it a 15.0 x zoom which is outstanding and is going to make it easier to zoom all the way in.
At the widest 28mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.5 which is really slow and not the best in low light circumstances and you will struggle to capture good bokeh. You would also have to increase the ISO setting giving you noisy images. At the tele end, 420mm is amazing zoom and comes at f5.4 making it quite sluggish and you will need to use slower shutter speeds.
Nikon L110 Connectivity
The L110 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to transfer images and at times change camera settings without the hassle of connecting directly to the camera.
Many applications even allow a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB port.
Nikon L110 Video specifications
The maximum video resolution in the Nikon L110 is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in H.264 file format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You should really target at least 1080p resolution for decent video. The camera doesn't feature a mic and / or headphone socket which means that you have got no control over your audio. It is probably best to look at an alternative model should you need good audio in your videos.
Nikon L110 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Nikon L110 so you need to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Nikon L110 Screen and Viewfinder
The Nikon L110 has got a 3 inch fixed display boasting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The View Finder specs regarding Nikon L110 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be really beneficial for sunny outdoor situations which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Nikon L110 Shutter specifications
Nikon L110 is able to shoot continuously at 13.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Nikon L110 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Nikon L110 includes only inbuilt flash lacking external flash ability.
Nikon L110 Autofocus specifications
Nikon L110 includes just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & precise when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Nikon L110 doesn't have manual focus. Manual focus mode is useful for low light occasions or you require more precise control on depth of field.
Nikon L110 Battery life
The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has got the highest possible (600) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Following is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that come with the highest battery life:
L110 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR600 yesnono
L110 vs B500600 nonoyes
L110 vs L840590 noyesno
L110 vs FZ200540 yesnono
L110 vs V-Lux 4540 yesnono
Nikon L110 for different categories of photography
The following chart gives a overview of the Nikon L110 for different categories of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Nikon L110
The Nikon L110 has a points tally of 21 which is subpar, meaning that it is not good to use for portraits. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor dimension, RAW support & flexibility to use off-camera flash.
Nikon L110 Street photography advice
With a reasonable rating of 49, the Nikon L110 is reasonably suitable to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Nikon L110
A subpar sports photography score of 34 suggests the Nikon L110 is not good for shooting sports. A camera needs fantastic tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Nikon L110 Travel photography features
Weight is extremely important when getting a camera for travel. All round, the Nikon L110 gets a average 54 as a travel camera which is reasonably acceptable for your travels.
Nikon L110 Landscape photography advice
When you are looking to choose a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most significant factor will be image quality. The Nikon L110 and it's subpar score of 35 for a landscape camera is not good amongst it's competitors.
Vlogging with Nikon L110
A camera for vlogging should have a moving screen, microphone port and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Nikon L110 is not good for vlogging as it receives a subpar rating of 25.
Nikon L110 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the L110, here is a list of the top ranked cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line graph just below offers you an overview of the L110 vs it's top ranking competitors suggested previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may check out as alternate options. To browse through a full comparison, just click on the "compare" link.