Nikon has announced a trio of new budget L series cameras, the Coolpix L19, Coolpix L20 and Coolpix L100, a 15x zoom bridge camera.

The L100 spec sheet includes a 10 MP sensor, Nikon’s EXPEED processor, and a 15x zoom lens covering a wide-angle 28mm to super-telephoto 420mm , with a 1cm macro capability. Four anti-blur features, including Image Sensor Shift VR image stabilisation, help ensure sharp pictures while sports photographers will appreciate the 13fps Sports Continuous Mode. Smile Mode, Blink Warning, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and D-Lighting are also included.
The Coolpix L100 will be available from 13th March, for £239.99.


Above: the Nikon Coolpix L100 

Coolpix L20 and L19
The AA-powered Coolpix L19 and L20 are simple budget point and shoot models featuring Scene Auto Selector, Smile Mode and Blink Warning. With large buttons and controls, and a 3-inch (L20) and 2.7-inch (L19) LCD monitor, ease of use is the aim. The L20 is available in black metallic and deep red, the L19 in bright silver or shiny pink.   The L20 will cost £129.99 and the L19 £99.99 when they go on sale on 20th February.

Above: the Nikon Coolpix L20


Above: the Nikon Coolpix L19