Versatile 21x optical zoom lens, 25mm wide angle.
Alternate zoom toggle on side of lens barrel.
Fast prefocused shutter lag.
Low ISO images are good for prints up to 16x20 inches.
Smile timer and Pet portrait work well for snapshots.
AA batteries for power.
Simple operation at a reasonable price.
720p video with optical zoom and stereo sound.
Excellent macro performance.
Built-in vibration reduction.
Excellent 3inch screen, 921k pixels.
Bright exposures tend to blow out highlights.
Electronic VR doesn't work well at long focal lengths.
Autofocus isn't very reliable at full telephoto.
Autofocus struggles when zooming in on subjects in video mode.
Mediocre photo quality above ISO 200.
Slow continuous shooting.
Doesn't feature built in panoramic stitching.
By The Imaging Resource on October 28, 2011
The strength of the Nikon Coolpix L120 is its lens versatility and affordable price tag. It's a decent all-purpose camera, with a nice selection of auto modes oriented around snapshots of friends, family, and pets. Headline controls include the...-
By Steves Digicams on August 04, 2011
Nikon has answered the call of consumers who are looking for a versatile compact camera with a long zoom lens with their all new Coolpix L120. Their L-series of Coolpix cameras has been known for ease of use over the years, and the L120 is no...-
By CNET Asia on July 29, 2011
As long as you have plenty of light, the Nikon Coolpix L120 is a nice camera for snapshooters in love with long lenses....70
By PC Advisor on June 07, 2011
For £219, the Coolpix L120 is definitely worth it if you want a big-zoom camera, but just bear in mind that it will struggle to properly expose images when there is lots of bright light or dynamic range. Apart from that, its image quality is decent...70
By Good Gear Guide on June 06, 2011
The Coolpix L120 is a simple compact camera with a huge 21x optical zoom. Its image quality isn't great and it can struggle to properly expose very bright scenes. Overall though, its versatile lens and good ease of use make it a perfect camera for a...65
By ePHOTOzine on May 13, 2011
The Nikon Coolpix L120 is a solid all rounder, with exceptional macro performance. Features compared to some of the competition seem a little low, for example there is no built in panoramic stitching, HDR, or other new modes. Handling is particularly...80
By Digital Camera Buyer on April 19, 2011
We had concerns that the reach on the lens would write cheques the CCD sensor couldn’t cash. While shots are tricky at full tilt, decent images are obtainable Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and...80
By TechRadar on April 01, 2011
Nikon L120 Review: OverviewAccommodating an impressive 21x optical zoom Nikkor lens that provides a focal ability of 25-535mm (35mm equivalent), we don't have to look far to find the Nikon Coolpix L120's standout feature. What's more, the...80
By Expert Reviews on March 23, 2011
An odd mixture of cut-price and highly capable features, but solid image quality and a competitive price add up to an attractive deal....80
By CNET Australia on March 14, 2011
Those not too fussed about perfect image quality will love the Coolpix L120 with its budget price-tag and huge array of features. Those wanting to make enlargements or shoot lots at high ISO levels will want to look...76