Nikon® L24 review, 10.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating
The Nikon L24 is an entry-level point and shoot that’s very popular on the market. It’s an affordable option for someone getting into the digital camera market, or for someone who wants a solid camera without spending a lot of money. The Nikon L24 could also be a good camera for a younger photographer who might not be as careful with the technology as an adult. The camera isn’t perfect, but it has many desirable features that will fulfill the needs of many photographers. Read on to find out about some of the good and bad aspects of the L24.
Nikon L24 advantages
The L24 has a few features worth looking at.
- Sensor: The L24 isn’t a super powerhouse in the photo sensor department, but it’s pretty good for the price range it’s in. You’ll get a 14-megapixel sensor capable of taking photos at a resolution of 4320 x 3240 pixels. That means you’ll be able to print out your photos without them looking all grainy and pixelated. You won’t have as many pixels as some other, more expensive cameras, but if you don’t need them then why splurge for more?
- Simpleness: One of the best features of the camera can’t be found on any specification sheet. The camera is very simple to use because you can’t change many of the settings on the camera. This model embodies the “point and shoot” philosophy because that’s all you have to do. Some might see it as a disadvantage, which is understandable. For the people who will enjoy the L24 the simplicity will definitely be a plus.
- Price: As we’ve mentioned before, the you can get the L24 for a very reasonable price. If price is a consideration then you’ll be hard pressed to find a camera for less.
Nikon L24 disadvantages
There are some definite downsides to the L24 that you should consider before buying.
- Battery: The L24 doesn’t come with a rechargeable battery, which might be an issue for some people. The camera takes AA batteries, which can get expensive quickly if you keep purchasing more and more. This problem can be addressed by purchasing rechargeable batteries and a charger, but those can be somewhat expensive too.
- Performance: You get what you pay for with the L24, which means giving up some performance aspects. In particular, the low-light performance of the L24 isn’t the greatest. You can still take photos, but they aren’t going to turn out as well as they would with some more expensive models.
The L24 is an entry level point and shoot that comes with a bunch of features for a good price. You can take a look at our other top point and shoots if some of the negatives have turned you off. If not, then the Nikon L24 would be a great first camera for anyone.