The compact design, advanced functionality and user friendly features of the COOLPIX L5 let virtually any user shoot with confidence and show with pride. Its generous 7.2 megapixels and 5x Zoom-Nikkor lens mean sharp, detailed images and the advanced Vibration Reduction (VR) feature lets you capture action that is steady whether you are shooting stills or recording movies. Originally developed for Nikon SLR systems, VR detects and corrects camera movement that might otherwise result in blurry images, lets you shoot sharper images in low light, and provides even faster framing on the 2.5 inch LCD monitor. The One-touch portrait button provides a shortcut to three unique Nikon innovations, making it easier than ever before to achieve great looking results. The mere touch of a button gives instant access to Face-priority AF and In-Camera Red-Eye Fix for optimized image capture, and to the powerful D-Lighting function, which lets you perfect image exposure after capture.
7.2 megapixel resolution means sharp pictures, even when significantly enlarged.
5x Zoom-Nikkor lens (35mm equivalent), covering the photographic range of 38 to 190mm.
Advanced optical Vibration Reduction (VR) delivers sharp results when camera shake could be a problem and enables sharp and clear images in lower light.
2.5" LCD monitor simplifies composition and play back, leaving you free to enjoy the moment.
One-touch portrait button with direct access to Nikon’s In-camera COOLPIX technologies: Face-priority AF*automatically locates and focuses on people’s faces ensuring superb, crisply focused portraits. (*Face-recognition capability may be limited in some conditions). D-Lighting rescues underexposed images by improving brightness and picture detail where needed, while leaving correctly exposed areas just as they are. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix analyzes each image and automatically finds and corrects any accidental red-eye, which can sometimes occur in flash photography.
Movie recording with sound at 30fps. Recording time depends upon the size of your memory card, in principal, it is unlimited.
15 scene modes, 4 with scene mode assist automatically provide the appropriate settings for everything from party portraits to fireworks at night.
Improved Menus (Graphical User Interface) make use of clearer symbols and smoother text, presented in an easy-to-read format. Functions may be chosen by icon or name and the new color scheme makes operation easier on the eyes.
PictureProject is provided as a complimentary accessory. PictureProject software greatly simplifies the importing, editing and organizing of your images, and includes other options that add to the fun of photography.
PictBridge: The capability to connect directly to any PictBridge compatible printer means that you can make great prints without the need for a computer to process the job: It’s simplicity defined.
Convenient AA-size battery, one of the world’s most widely available batteries, would mean you will never miss a short when a photo opportunity arises.
Effective pixels (million)
LCD monitor (inch)
2.5" 115,000-dot TFT
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens Shift VR (Normal/Active/Off)
Focal length [mm][35mm film equivalent]
ISO equivalent sensitivity range
Auto gain up to ISO 400
2x AA-size battery (FR6, Lithium, Ni-MH, Alkaline)
Scene mode (incl. Scene Assist Mode)
Movie with sound
Approx. weight w/o batteries & storage media [g]
Dimension (WxHxD) [mm]
97 x 61 x45