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Nikon CoolPix L19 and L20 - Test Shots - ISO Performance

By Cliff Smith

Reviewed:

Summary

Our Score:

8

Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality. These ISO test images are shot indoors using reflected natural light for maximum consistency.

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This is the full frame at 400 ISO. The L19 and L20 have no manual ISO control.

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At 400 ISO there is quite a bit of image noise, but the overall image quality is not to shabby, suitable for smaller prints.

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This is the full frame at 800 ISO.

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The quality is actually not bad at 800 ISO, although the noise reduction has softened the image.

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Dave Watts

January 25, 2010, 9:31 pm

Couldn't agree more. I've had mi L20 fro a few weeks now and am having nothing but success. I got it from www.xtrahandykit.co.uk £121. It arrived two days later and is as point and shoot as you could wish for. I also have a digital SLR for the more serious stuff, but if you want a switch on - snap - switch off, with great results, you can't do much better.

RPB Henderson

November 29, 2013, 6:04 pm

I have been using the L19 for about a year and it is great for vacations and travel. The size is excellent and it is simple to use. The final verdict is that the pictures are of consistent quality. The few pictures that have been marginal are due to my own ignorant spells. This camera has my vote!

Mag

December 17, 2013, 3:22 pm

I have a Nikon coolpix L20 and although it is a handy size for holidays the door on the battery compartment is now failing can stay closed and locked without batteries but unfortunately wont close when batteries inserted. Very dissapointed and would not recommend.

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