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COOLPIX L840 Digital Camera with 38x Optical Zoom and Built-In Wi-Fi (Plum) 26487

Model # 26487

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Regular Price $296.95

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" 38x optical zoom telephoto lens with Vibration Reduction; 76x dynamic fine zoom
Low-light 16MP CMOS image sensor, built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication technology for wirelessly sharing photos to a compatible smartphone
3.0-inch 921,000-dot Tilt LCD display; Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound
Autofocus Technology: Contrast Detect (sensor) | Multi-area | Selective single-point | Tracking | Single | Continuous | Face Detection | Live View | No Manual Focus

Product Description

Long zoom, a fast-handling design, plus built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, all come together in the Nikon Coolpix L840 Wi-Fi Digital Camera to help you take your photos and videos to the next level. Zoom in with the power of a 38x optical zoom telephoto NIKKOR glass lens. Flip out the high-resolution 3.0"" tilting LCD screen, take a low-angle macro shot of a delicious meal and post it online before you even take your first bite. Additional features: compact grip-style design, Vibration Reduction (VR), Smart Portrait System, Target Finding AF, Full HD 1080p Video, plus more!

From the Manufacturer

A 38x optical zoom telephoto lens with Vibration Reduction, a low-light 16MP CMOS image sensor and built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication technology (NFC; NFC feature for Android v 4.0 or later smart devices only) all come together to help you take and share amazing photos and Full HD 1080p videos. Flip out the tilting LCD screen and take a low-angle macro shot of something right in front of you, then zoom in and catch a detailed close-up of something far in the distance. Start sharing extraordinary views of your life.

Long zoom, a fast-handling design, built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication technology (NFC)**, all come together in the COOLPIX L840 to help you take your photos and videos to the next level. Zoom in and catch a great close-up, then send your image directly to your compatible smartphone to share the photo before the night is even over. Flip out the high-resolution tilting LCD screen, take a low-angle macro shot of a delicious meal and post it online before you even take your first bite. And forget about blurry photos and shaky videos the COOLPIX L840's compact grip-style design and Vibration Reduction (VR) helps keep your photos sharp and your videos steady, even in low light. Start sharing extraordinary views of your extraordinary life.

Capture more great views

38x optical zoom, 76x Dynamic Fine Zoom

Zoom in with the power of a 38x optical zoom telephoto NIKKOR glass lens and capture beautiful close-ups of faraway action. For added reach, zoom farther with the 76x Dynamic Fine Zoom, an enhanced digital zoom function that effectively doubles your reach. If you lose your subject while zoomed in, press the Snap-Back Zoom button for a quick zoomed out view. Find your subject again and release the button the COOLPIX L840 will zoom right back in. A comfortable grip makes it easy to hold the COOLPIX L840 steady, but Vibration Reduction (VR) takes care of even the smallest camera shake for sharper photos and steadier videos.

Share your photos in a snap"Nikon snapbridge

Nikon snapbridge describes the experience of quickly and easily sending photos wirelessly from your Wi-Fi & NFC enabled COOLPIX L840 to a compatible smartphone* or tablet. Share your great photos on the go, even in remote locations, or use a smartphone or tablet to control your camera.

Enjoy the view

3.0-inch 921,000-dot Tilt LCD display makes every photo and video look great

The COOLPIX L840's large, 921,000 LCD display makes it easy to compose your shots or monitor your video recording. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure too; every shot looks fantastic on the display.

Master the camera in no time

Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting

The COOLPIX L840 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Scene Auto Selector. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.

Record superior videos

Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies

If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the COOLPIX L840 delivers. Full HD 1080p means exceptional video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV* and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal. *Requires optional cable.

Supplied Accessories

  • COOLPIX L840

  • Four AA Alkaline Batteries

  • AN-CP21 Strap

  • LC-CP31 Lens Cap

  • UC-E16 USB Cable

Type Compact Digital Camera
Image Sensor
Effective Pixels (Megapixels) 16.0 million
Image Sensor CMOS
Sensor Size 1 / 2.3 in.
Total Pixels 16.76 million (approx.)
Image Size (pixels) 4608 x 3456 (16M)
Lens 38x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens
Lens Focal Length 4.0-152mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5-855mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Lens f/-number f/3-6.5
Lens Construction 12 elements in 9 groups
Lens Zoom 38 x
Digital Zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3,420mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration Reduction Lens shift VR (still pictures)
Lens-shift and Electronic VR (movies)
Aperture Electronically controlled ND filter (-2.0 AV) insertion
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection Center
Face priority
Manual with 99 focus areas
Subject tracking
Target Finding AF
Focus Range [W]: Approx. 1 ft. (30 cm.) to infinity
[T]: Approx. 11 ft. (3.5 m) to infinity
Macro mode: Approx. 0.4 in. (1 cm) (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus Lock Yes
Monitor Size 3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Type TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
6-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution 921,000 -dots
Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) 99% horizontal (Approx.)
99% vertical (Approx.)
(compared to actual picture)
Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) 99% horizontal (Approx.)
99% vertical (Approx.)
(compared to actual picture)
File System
Storage Media SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card
Internal Memory Approx. 20 MB
Storage File System DCF
EXIF 2.3 compliant
Storage File formats Still pictures: JPEG
Movies: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Movie Full HD: 1920x1080/ 30p
Full HD: 1920x1080/ 25p
Full HD: 1920x1080/ 60i
Full HD: 1920x1080/ 50i
HD: 1280x720/ 30p
HD: 1280x720/ 25p
HS 1920x1080/ 15p
HS 1920x1080/ 12.5p
HS 640x480/ 120p
HS 640x480/ 100p
VGA 640x480/ 30p
VGA 640x480/ 25p
ISO Sensitivity ISO 125 - 1600
ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)
Lowest ISO Sensitivity 100
Exposure Metering Matrix
Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x)
Spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure
Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Exposure Modes Auto
Scene Auto Selector
Short Movie Show
Smart Portrait
Special Effects
Scene Modes Backlighting
Bird Watching
Close Up
Easy Panorama
Fireworks Show
Night Landscape
Pet Portrait
Scene Auto Selector
In-Camera Image Editing Crop
Filter Effects
Glamour Retouch
Quick Retouch
Red-eye Correction
Small Picture
Exposure Compensation 2 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance
White Balance Auto
White Balance Preset
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter Speed 1/1500-1 sec.
1/4000 sec. (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution Up to 7 shots at approx. 7.4 frames per second
Continuous Shooting Options Best Shot Selector
Continuous H
Continuous H 60
Continuous H 120
Continuous L
Multi-shot 16
Pre-shooting cache
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 or 2 seconds duration
Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5 to 6.9m (1 ft. 8 in. to 22 ft.)
[T]: 3.5m (11 ft.)
Built-in Flash Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Built-in Flash Yes
Interface Hi-speed USB
Interface Data transfer protocol MTP
HDMI Output HDMI micro connector (Type D)
I/O terminal Digital I/O (USB)
Wi-Fi Functionality Yes
Supported Languages
Supported Languages Arabic
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Portugese (European and Brazilian)
Power Sources Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately)
Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries
Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries
AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)
Battery / Batteries AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Oxyride or Lithium)
Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries
Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries
Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries
Battery Life (shots per charge) AA Alkaline: 590 shots
AA Lithium: 1240 shots
EN-MH2: 740 shots

Movies: AA Alkaline: Approx.1 hour 35 minutes
AA Lithium: Approx. 4 hours 30 minutes
EN-MH2: Approx. 2 hours 30 minutes
Tripod Socket 1/4 in.
(ISO 1222)
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 4.5 in. ( 113.5 mm ) x 3.1 in. ( 78.3 mm ) x 3.8 in. ( 96 mm )
Approx. Weight 19 oz. ( 538 g )
Operating environment Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

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