The COOLPIX L6 boasts a slim compact design, simple operation and the longest battery life of any digital compact camera in the world. With approximately 1,000 shots per pair of Energizer lithium AA-size batteries, the L6 keeps on shooting no matter how far you travel or how long the event lasts. Its high light sensitivity of up to ISO 800 works to keep images sharp when you shoot fast–moving objects or take pictures in low-light and image composition is aided and playback made more enjoyable thanks to its generous 2.5-inch LCD monitor. Built-in COOLPIX technologies Face-priority AF and In-Camera Red-Eye Fix work to produce optimized images at the moment of capture, and the powerful D-Lighting function lets you perfect image exposure on the LCD after capture.
6.0 megapixel resolution ensures that pictures stay sharp, even when significantly enlarged.
3x Zoom-Nikkor lens (35mm equivalent), covering the key photographic range of 38 to 116mm.
World’s longest battery life of any digital compact camera (as of April 2006), with an energy-saving function that enables up to approx. 1000-shots with 2x supplied Energizer FR6 lithium AA batteries, 540 shots with 2x EN-MH1 rechargeable batteries and 400 shots with 2x alkaline batteries, you will never be short of power when a photo opportunity arises.
High sensitivity of up to ISO800 reduces the risk of blurry images when you shoot fast-moving objects or take pictures in low light situations.
2.5" LCD monitor simplifies composition and play back.
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 only upon the size of your memory card; in pricipal, 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.
Body Color: Silver.
Effective pixels (million)
LCD monitor (inch)
2.5" 115,000-dot TFT
Focal length [mm][35mm film equivalent]
38 - 116mm
ISO equivalent sensitivity range
Auto gain up to ISO 800
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]
91 x 61.5 x 26