An easy-to-use compact with a clever heart, the COOLPIX L610 with 14x optical zoom captures magic moments perfectly.
From wide-angle holiday shots to close-ups of family and friends, the impressive NIKKOR lens and 16-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor combine to deliver crisp images with natural looking colors, even if you shoot in low light.
Clever Nikon technologies like Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction automatically keep all your photos and movies sharp. Scene Auto Selector ensures you’ll capture beautiful photos in any situation.
The COOLPIX L610 — Simply perfect images every time
Capture steady photos and movies thanks to Nikon’s automatic vibration reduction technology, which counters the effects of camera shake in real time.
Have fun shooting photos and movies indoors or out thanks to the clear LCD monitor with wide viewing angle, anti-reflection coating, and brightness adjustment.
The camera automatically selects the best focus method for sharp results whatever your subject is, and wherever it’s positioned in the frame.
Take full advantage of the 14x optical zoom lens to get closer and record the action in stereo sound. A video-button makes it easy to start.
Enjoy superior sharpness and color in all your photos and movies thanks to Nikon’s advanced lens technologies.
Back-illuminated 16-MP CMOS sensor: this highly sensitive image sensor increases the light each pixel receives to deliver clear images in any light.
19 Scene Modes: capture great photos just by selecting the mode that matches your shooting situation. Or shoot in Easy Auto Mode and let Scene Auto Selector choose the optimum scene mode for you.
Anti-blur. High ISO (up to 3200) light sensitivity for sharper images in low light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement. Night Landscape mode captures sharp images in low light.
Retouch menu: enhance your photos in-camera with a range of filters and effects. Includes options such as Selective Color, which converts your image to monochrome and adds a splash of color to an area of your choice, and Cross Screen, which lends a starry effect to bright objects.
Macro mode: take great close-ups in macro mode. Focuses from infinity to as close as 1 cm.
Easy Panorama 360°/180°: move the camera vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.
3D shooting mode: create a 3D image that can be played back on 3D-capable TVs and computers.
AA-size batteries: your camera is powered by two AA-size batteries, which are readily available across the world.
EXPEED C2 image processing system provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance, and maximum image quality.
Wireless transfer: compatible with Eye-Fi X2 (or later) cards. Transmit your digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to your phone or personal computer, and then connect to the Internet to take advantage of Nikon’s photo-sharing service, my Picturetown.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
14x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
4.5-63.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-350 mm lens in 35mm  format)
11 elements in 10 groups (2 ED lens elements)
Up to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 700 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.0 m (3 ft 4 in.) to infinity Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (wide-angle position relative to the triangle mark) to infinity (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Center, face detection, target finding AF
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Approx. 96% horizontal and 96% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 96% horizontal and 96% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 28 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
Storage file formats
Still pictures: JPEG 3D images: MPO Sound files (voice memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels)
16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)] 16M [4608 x 3456] 8M [3264 x 2448] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4608 x 2592]
Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait, 3D photography), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (about 4 images at a rate of about 1.9 fps when Image mode is set to 4608 x 3456), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie - file format
Full HD 1080p(fine) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, Full HD 1080p: 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 720p: 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540: 960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps, HS 60 fps: 1280 x 720, HS 15 fps: 1920 x 1080, Wind Noise Reduction
ISO 125-1600 ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
1/1600-1 s 4 s (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Approx. 10 s
Flash range (approx.)
[W]: Approx. 0.5-6.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-19 ft) [T]: Approx. 1.5-3.2 m (5 ft-10 ft)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline battery x 2 FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium battery x 2 EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH battery (available separately) x 2 AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately)
Approx. 120 shots when using alkaline batteries Approx. 470 shots when using lithium batteries Approx. 330 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Actual battery life for movie recording2
Approx. 11 min when using alkaline batteries Approx. 1 h 20 min when using lithium batteries Approx. 50 min when using EN-MH2 batteries
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 108.0 x 68.4 x 34.1 mm (4.3 x 2.7 x 1.4 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 240 g (8.5 oz) (including batteries and a memory card)
Operating environment - temperature
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x2), USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 CD, Reference Manual CD
AC Adapter EH-65A, Strap AN-CP23, Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B2 (set of two EN-MH2 batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries), Battery Charger MH-72 (includes two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries)
1. Based on Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring battery life.
2. The maximum size for a single movie is 4 GB, and the maximum recording time for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card. If the camera becomes hot, movie recording may stop before these limits are reached.