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Comparison of Nikon Coolpix L3 and Olympus FE-130 [S]ave

Nikon Coolpix L3

Olympus FE-130
ModelNikon Coolpix L3Olympus FE-130
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.nikonusa.com/http://www.olympusamerica.com/
Model numberL3FE-130
Camera formatCompactCompact
Release year (year)20062006
Tripod mount--
Length (mm)9196
Width (mm)2626
Height (mm)6163
Weight (g)120130
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCCDCCD
Effective megapixels (MP)5.105.10
Sensor format1/2.5 inch1/2.5 inch
Sensor area (mm²)24.7124.71
Sensor width (mm)5.765.76
Sensor height (mm)4.294.29
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)2.222.22
Aspect ratio-4:3
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1024 x 768(0.8 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format-
  • jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)1.60-
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 160x120
  • 640x480
  • 160x120
  • 320x240
Image Storage
Movie file formatQuickTimeQuickTime MotionJPEG
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video+-
Lens and Optics
LensNikkorOlympus Lens
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)38.00 - 116.0038.00 - 114.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)2.009.00
Zoom ratio (x)3.003.00
Aperture range (f)0.19 - 0.310.17 - 0.32
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)3060
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 4
  • 4
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeContrast Detect, includes Face Priority AFCCD Contrast Detection
Auto focus assist light--
Manual focus--
Focus peaking--
Eye-level viewfinder--
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)2.002.00
Rear display resolution (dots)86,00085,000
Articulating screen--
Max playback zoom (x)-10
Iso settingsAuto, 50-200Auto (64 - 320), 800* (Digital Image Stabilization mode)
Auto iso mode--
White balance settings
  • auto white balance
  • cloudy
  • daylight
  • flash.
  • fluorescent
  • incandescent
  • pre for custom presetting of white balance
  • auto
Shutter speed range (s)1/1500 - 41/2000 - 4
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modes256-Segment Matrix and Center-weighted meteringDigital ESP multi-pattern
Program auto exposure--
Aperture priority--
Shutter priority--
Full manual exposure--
Creative exposure modesParty/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Museum, Fireworks Show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama AssistPortrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Night Scene +Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait
Self timer (s)
  • 10
  • 12
Time lapse (intervalometer)--
High resolution composite--
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • auto
  • auto w/red-eye reduction
  • off
  • on
  • slow sync
  • auto
  • fill
  • off
  • red-eye reduction
Flash range description1 ft - 9 ft 10 in / 0.3-3.0m (W), 1 ft - 5 ft 9 in / 0.4-1.75m (T)Wide: 0.7ft (0.2m)- 6.6ft. (3.3m) Tele: 2.0ft (0.6m)- 10.8ft. (2.0m)
Usable memory types
  • s
  • x
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support--
Included memory (MB)2322
Included memory typeInternalbuilt-in memory
Built-in wi-fi--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 1.1
  • usb 2.0 full (low) speed
Pictbridge compliant++
Dpof compliant++
Remote control--
Connections (extended)-
  • dc in
  • imagelink
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)2.19-
Camera penalizes early shutter press--
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)1.60-
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)8-
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.78-
Shutter lag (full af, tele) (s)0.48-
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.04-
Startup time (s)3.00-
Play -> record time (s)1.00-
Flash cycle time, full power (s)7.00-
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)330-
Battery form factor2 x AA2 x AA
Usable battery types
  • alkaline
  • lithium disposables; nimh rechargeables
  • alkaline disposable
Batteries included2 x AA Alkaline disposable2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)--
Included software
  • pictureproject
  • olympus master software and advanced manual
Os compatibility
  • windows 98se/2000/me/xp; mac os x 10.1.5 or newer
Notes and features-"Digital Image Stabilization" mode increases ISO sensitivity to 800, allowing for faster shutter speeds.

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