The versatile COOLPIX L310 gives you the freedom to capture life from any distance.
From extraordinary panoramas to faraway action, the powerful NIKKOR 21x optical zoom lens can fit it all in. Whether you go wide to capture stunning vistas or zoom in on the details, the camera’s automatic anti-blur functions will keep images steady—even in low light.
The large LCD screen and 14-megapixel image sensor make it easy to capture photos that look great in any format. Crisp video recording is available at the mere press of a button.
The COOLPIX L310 — Zoom in on the moment.
Easy to use: enjoy effortless shooting with easily accessible control buttons and Easy Auto mode, which optimizes all settings according to the light you are shooting in.
Powerful NIKKOR 21x optical zoom lens (25–525mm) with wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. Offers superb compositional freedom and sharp resolution so you can capture it all.
14 MP: the 14-megapixel CCD image sensor lets you capture outstandingly detailed images and produce superb poster-size enlargements.
Crisp 720p video recording: record life in motion with ease. A dedicated movie-record button makes it easy to begin recording, and you can use the optical zoom with autofocus while filming.
7.5 cm (3.0-in.) LCD screen: whether you shoot in bright sunlight or in low light, the large, high-resolution LCD monitor offers clear shooting and playback.
Anti-blur: sensor shift VR (vibration reduction) reduces the effect of camera shake. High ISO (up to 6400) light sensitivity for sharper images in low light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement. Best shot selector (BSS) selects the sharpest of up to ten sequential shots.
Smart portrait system for perfect portraits. Smile timer takes the shot when your chosen subject smiles. Blink proof alerts you when someone’s eyes were closed. Skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones for smoother-looking skin. Red-eye Fix corrects false eye color due to the flash.
EXPEED C2 image processing system provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.
Scene Auto Selector selects the optimum Scene mode for the situation you’re shooting in, so all you need to do is point and shoot.
AA-size batteries: your camera is powered by four AA-size batteries, which are readily available across the world.
17 scene modes: scene modes automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. Achieve great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CCD; 14.48 million total pixels
21x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
4.5-94.5mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-525 mm lens in 35mm format)
12 elements in 9 groups
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2100 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Combination of image-sensor shift and electronic VR (still pictures) Electronic VR (movies)
Focus range (from lens)
Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity (W); approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity (T) Macro mode: 1 cm (0.4 in.) (middle zoom position) to infinity
Center, face detection
7.5-cm (3-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 102 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Still pictures: JPEG Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC, monaural)
Image size (pixels)
14M (High) [4320 x 3240(fine)] 14M [4320 x 3240] 8M [3264 x 2448] 5M [2592 x 1944] 3M [2048 x 1536] PC [1024 x 768] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4224 x 2376] 16:9 [1920 x 1080]
Easy Auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Panorama assist, Pet portrait), Sport continuous, Smart Portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (Up to about 19 images at about 0.7 fps), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
HD 720p (default setting): 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto (ISO 80-800) Sport continuous mode (ISO 400-3200)
256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure with motion detection and exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
1/1000 -1 s (4 s in Fireworks show scene mode) 1/4000 -1/60 s (sport continuous mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.1 and f/8.7 [W])
Approx. 10 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity Auto)
[W]: 0.5 to 6.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 19 ft) [T]: 1.5 to 3.0 m (5 ft to 9 ft 10 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Audio video output/digital I/O (USB), DC input connector
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Greek, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries, four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries, four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately) , AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)
Still pictures1: Approx. 420 shots when using alkaline batteries Approx. 1130 shots when using lithium batteries Approx. 690 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries Movies: Approx. 2 h 35 min when using alkaline batteries (HD 720p) Approx. 8 h when using lithium batteries (HD 720p) Approx. 4 h 55 min when using EN-MH2 batteries (HD 720p)
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 109.9 x 76.5 x 78.4 mm (4.4 x 3.1 x 3.1 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 435 g (15.4 oz) (including batteries and SD memory card)
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Less than 85% (no condensation)
Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x4), Lens Cap LC-CP22 (with cord), USB Cable UC-E6, ViewNX 2 Installer CD, User's Manual CD
AC Adapter EH-67, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Replacement rechargeable batteries: Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four slots to recharge Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2)