The freedom to capture stunning photos and high-definition movies just got even easier thanks to the COOLPIX L120. Optimized to create stunning images, it boasts an impressive 21x zoom NIKKOR lens that offers precise wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. Four different anti-blur functions automatically deliver sharp results, and the camera features a side zoom control that helps you move smoothly throughout the 21x range.
A dedicated movie-record button makes it easy to switch to capturing the action, and a large, high resolution LCD monitor makes it a joy to compose and review shots, even in bright sunlight.
The COOLPIX L120 – the easy way to capture life from any distance.
Easy-to-use: boasts dedicated buttons for all major functions and superior ergonomic design for comfortable handling.
High-power zoom: NIKKOR 21 x zoom lens with wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage (35mm equivalent: 25-525mm). Offers outstanding precision and sharp resolution.
14.1 megapixel CCD image sensor lets you capture outstandingly detailed images and produce stunningly sharp enlargements.
Large, high resolution 7.5 cm (3-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor with wide viewing angle and anti-reflection coating. Simplifies composition and playback, even in bright sunlight.
Crisp HD (720p) movie recording with stereo sound: a dedicated video record button makes it easy to begin filming, and optical zoom with autofocus is available during recording. Features a built-in HDMI connector so you can connect the camera directly to a HDTV.
Side zoom control enables smooth, steady zooming throughout the 21x zoom range when shooting photos or movies.
4x anti-blur automatically counters blurred images in four different ways. Hybrid VR (Sensor-shift and Electronic Vibration Reduction) Vibration Reduction) reduces the effect of camera shake and can be set simultaneously for additional protection.. High ISO (up to 6400) light sensitivity reduces the risk of blurred images with fast-moving subjects or in low-light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement. Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically selects the sharpest of up to 10 sequential shots.
Smart portrait system: advanced automatic features for perfect portraits. Smile Timer takes the shot when your chosen subject smiles. Skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones on people's faces for smoother looking skin.
Advanced Face Priority AF with in-camera red-eye fix lets you quickly detect and focus accurately on up to 12 faces in the frame, and corrects false eye color due to flash the instant you take the shot.
EXPEED C2: Nikon's advanced image processing system optimizes all camera technologies for superior performance and maximum image quality.
Easy Auto mode optimizes all camera settings according to the light you are shooting in.
Scene Auto Selector selects the optimum Scene mode for popular photographic situations.
Powered by four AA-size batteries: making it easy to replenish your camera’s power source, no matter where you are.
17 scene modes automatically optimize settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations.
14.1 million pixels
Type: 1/2.3-in. type interline-transfer CCD; Color filter array: RGB filter; Total pixels: Approx. 14.48 million pixels; Recording pixels: Approx. 14 million pixels (4320 x 3240)
NIKKOR lens with 21x optical zoom; Focal length: 4.5-94.5 mm (35mm  format equivalent to 25-525 mm); f/-number: f/3.1-5.8; Lens construction: 12 elements in 9 groups; Aspherical lens element (ASP): 1 element glass mold), 1 surface 2 elements (plastic mold), 4 surfaces
Focus range (from lens)
Normal shooting: approx. 30 cm (1 ft.) to infinity (at wide angle setting), approx. 1.5 m (5 ft.) to infinity (at telephoto setting), Macro close-up mode: approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (at closest focus distance), approx. 1.5 m (5 ft.) to infinity (at telephoto setting)
Size: 7.5 cm (3-in.); Number of dots: Approx. 921k-dot; (Acrylic) cover: Anti-reflection coating on both sides
Internal memory (approx. Internal memory (approx. 102 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC/UHSC (ex. FAT/UHS compatible) memory card 2
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Method Still images: Image sensor shift and electronic vibration reduction; Method Movie: Electronic vibration reduction; Angular velocity sensor: Yes; Vibration reduction on/off: "On, Off Individual setup for movie recording and capture of still images possible"; Motion detection: Yes
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
Manual: "ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 32003, 6400" ; Auto (auto gain): ISO 80 to 800
Battery: Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries; Battery performance: "Approx. 330 shots (LR6 batteries) Approx. 890 shots (FR6 batteries) Approx. 520 shots (EN-MH2)"; External power supply: AC Adapter AC Adapter EH-67 (optional)
Approx. 109.9 x 76.5 x 78.4 mm (4.4 x 3.1 x 3.1 in.)4
Weight (with battery and memory card)
Approx. 431 g (15.3 oz.)4
HD 720p: 1280 x 720 (30 fps) iFrame 540: 960 × 540 (30 fps) VGA: 640 x 480 (30 fps)
R6/AA-size alkaline batteries x 4 USB Cable UC-E6 Audio Video Cable EG-CP16 Camera Strap AN-CP21 Lens Cap LC-CP22 ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
Battery Charger Set MH-73 Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries EN-MH2-B4 AC Adapter EH-67 USB Cable UC-E6 Audio Video Cable EG-CP16 Lens Cap LC-CP22
1. Not compatible with Multi Media Card (MMC)
2. Based on CIPA industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 23°C; zoom adjusted with each shot, built-in flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to Normal.
3. Not compatible with Multi Media Cards (MMC).
4. Setting is available only for image sizes of 3M (2048 x 1536) or smaller.
5. Method of noting dimensions and weight is in accordance with CIPA DCG-005-2009 guideline.