Beautiful memories made easy - Create beautiful 20-megapixel photos and 720p HD videos with ease. Intuitive buttons, a large, bright QVGA LCD display and remarkably simple menus help you capture special moments while still enjoying them.
Easily turn special moments into beautiful 20-megapixel photos and HD videos to cherish forever.
When a special moment happens, you don't want to be fussing with your camera-you want to be capturing the sights and sounds while still enjoying yourself. The COOLPIX L28 does all the thinking for you, so you can just point, shoot and rest assured the results will be great. Intuitive buttons, a large LCD display and remarkably simple menus make it easy to change modes, add Image Effects or just review your shots. And since the camera runs on regular AA batteries, power can always be close at hand.
Frame the perfect shot - 5x wide-angle NIKKOR glass zoom lens gets you closer to the action
Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX L28's 5x zoom NIKKOR lens is great for everything from wide-angle group shots to close-up portraits. Plus, electronic Vibration Reduction keeps every shot steady, even if your hands are not.
Capture the sights and sounds - 720p HD videos with sound bring your memories to life
When a photo alone won't do, press the dedicated movie button and instantly start recording 720p HD video in widescreen format while the built-in microphone captures the sounds of the moment in high fidelity. When you're ready to share your creations, use an optional audio video cable (EG-CP14) to connect to your compatible TV. Your friends and family will see your movies come to life on the big screen.
Master the camera in no time - Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting
The COOLPIX L28 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 Easy Auto Mode. 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.
Let the camera call the shots - 20 Scene Modes and Scene Auto Selector for effortless photos and videos Experienced photographers optimize their camera settings to match the situation. The COOLPIX L28 does that work for you. With 20 Scene Modes, including Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and more, it's easy to match the moment to a Scene Mode. You can even get creative and use Scene Modes to alter ordinary shots. Or, select Scene Auto Selector and let the camera choose the best mode for your situation.
Point, shoot and amaze - The COOLPIX L28 high-performance NIKKOR glass lens is paired with a 20-megapixel CCD image sensor that captures bright, vibrant images.
Sharper photos of moving subjects - When your subject is moving fast, Motion Detection automatically kicks in and selects a faster shutter speed and higher ISO (light sensitivity) to help you get sharper, clearer photos.
Always ready for action - The COOLPIX L28 is powered by two regular AA batteries, which are convenient to use and widely available. It accepts alkaline, lithium and Nikon rechargeable batteries, available as an optional accessory.
Don't sweat a little camera shake - Electronic Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady, even if your hands are not. Say goodbye to blurry photos, shaky videos and tripods.
Type - Compact Digital Camera
Effective Pixels - 20.1 million
Image Sensor - CCD
Sensor Size - 1/2.3 in.
Total Pixels - 20.48 million (approx.)
Lens Focal Length - 4.6-23.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26-130mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens f/-number - f/3.2-6.5
Lens Construction - 6 elements in 5 groups
Lens Zoom - 5x
Digital Zoom - Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 520mm lens in 35mm  format)
Motion Blur Reduction - Electronic VR (still pictures), Motion Detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF) - Contrast-detect AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection - Center, Face priority
Focus Range [W]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 2 ft. 8 in. (80 cm.) to infinity, Macro close-up mode: [W]: Approx. 4 in. (10 cm.) to infinity
Focus Lock - Yes
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points - 9 area automatic selection
Monitor Size - 3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Type - TFT-LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution - 230,000-dots
Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) - 98% horizontal (Approx.), 98% vertical (Approx.)
Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) - 98% horizontal (Approx.), 98% vertical (Approx.)
Storage Media - SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Internal Memory - Approx. 27MB
Storage File System - DCF, EXIF 2.3 DPOF compliant
Storage File formats - Still pictures: JPEG, Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Movie - AVI (video: Motion-JPEG, audio: monaural PCM (22.050 kHz, 16 bits), HD: 1280x720p / 30fps, VGA: 640x480, QVGA 320x240/30p
Voice Memo Function - No
Image Size (pixels) - 5152 x 3864
ISO Sensitivity - ISO 80-1600, Fixed range auto (ISO 80-400, 80-800)
Lowest ISO Sensitivity - 80
Highest ISO Sensitivity - 1600
Exposure Metering - Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Exposure Control - Programmed auto exposure (shutter speed, ND filter selection and ISO sensitivity)
Exposure Modes - Programmed Auto
Scene Modes - Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
In-Camera Image Editing - Crop, D-Lighting, Skin softening, Small Picture
Exposure Compensation - ? 2 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance - Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter - Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
Shutter Speed - 1/2000-1 sec., 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution - Up to 6 shots at approx. 1.1 frames per second
Continuous Shooting Options - Best Shot Selector, Continuous, Multi-shot 16, Single
Aperture - Electronically controlled ND filter (-2.6 AV) insertion
Self-timer - 10s (approx.)
Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) - [W]: 0.5 to 4.3m (1ft. 8 in. to 14 ft 4 in.), [T]: 0.8 to 2.1m (2ft 8 in. to 6 ft 10 in.)
Built-in Flash Control - TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface - Hi-speed USB
Interface Data transfer protocol - MTP, PTP
Video Output - NTSC, PAL
Supported Languages - Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portugese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Vietnamese
Power Sources - Two LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries or Two FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries, Two rechargeable, EN-MH2 NiMH batteries (available separately), AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately)
Battery / Batteries - Two LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries or Two FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries
Battery Life (shots per charge) - AA Alkaline: 280 shots, AA Lithium: 890 shots
Tripod Socket - 1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions - Height: 2.4in. (59.8mm), Width: 3.8in. (95.4mm), Depth: 1.2in. (29mm)
Approx. Weight - 5.8 oz. (164g)
Operating environment - Temperature: 0 to 40?C (32 to 104?F), Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)