Reliable 7.1 megapixel camera with a wealth of automatic functions for carefree shooting and stunning results. A precision 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens enables consistently sharp images whether you shoot up close or take in an entire scene, and Anti-shake AE automatically compensates for camera shake when subject movement is detected. Easy Auto mode optimizes all camera settings for you so that you can concentrate on finding and taking the ideal picture. Convenient AA-size battery compatibility means you never need to worry about running out of power. The COOLPIX L16 – great images, great value, great fun.
This camera is available in silver and matte black.
7.1 megapixel resolution
3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens
2.8 in. high-resolution LCD monitor
High ISO light sensitivity
EXPEED image processing concept
7.1 megapixel resolution keeps images sharp when printing complete or just from selected areas, even in large format.
3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens offers outstanding precision and sharp resolution. (35mm  film-format equivalent: 35 – 105mm.)
2.8-inch high-resolution LCD monitor simplifies composition and playback.
High ISO (1600) light sensitivity reduces the risk of blurred images with fast-moving subjects or in low-light.
EXPEED image processing concept for optimum performance and maximum image quality.
Active Zoom for high-resolution close-up images.
Anti-shake Auto Exposure (AE) automatically compensates for camera shake when subject movement is detected.
Easy Auto mode: simply turn the camera on and shoot without worrying about camera settings.
Dedicated Shooting and Playback mode buttons on top of the camera body for simple operation and easy access.
Face Zoom lets you flick through the faces in full-frame without having to scroll.
Three unique Nikon image innovations: Face-priority autofocus focuses on faces, not backgrounds; D-Lighting creates pleasing results by correcting strong shadows; and In-camera Red-eye Fix corrects false eye color due to flash.
14 scene modes offer optimized settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations.
Body color: silver and matte black (color versions may vary depending on country or region).
1/2.5-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 7.41 millions
3x Zoom-NIKKOR; 5.7-17.1mm (35mm  format picture angle: 35-105mm); f/2.8-4.7; 5 elements in 5 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 420mm)
|Focus range (from lens)|
50cm (1 ft. 7.7 in.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode: 15cm (5.9 in.) to infinity (∞)
2.8-in., approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD
Internal memory (approx. 21 MB), SD memory cards
|Image size (pixels)|
3072 x 2304 (High: 3072, Normal: 3072), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV: 640), 1920 x 1080 (16:9: 1920)
Auto (auto gain ISO 64-1600)
Two AA alkaline (supplied), lithium or oxyride batteries, two EN-MH1 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (optional), AC adapter EH-65A (optional)
Approx. 180 shots with alkaline, 650 shots with lithium or 300 shots with EN-MH1 (based on CIPA standard)
Approx. 95 x 61 x 29.5 mm (3.7 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 125 g (4.4 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Two 1.5V LR6 AA-size lithium batteries, USB Cable UC-E6, Strap AN-CP14, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area)
Battery Charger MH-71, Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery EN-MH1-B2 (set of two batteries), AC Adapter EH-65A, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, COOLKIT CK-01, Camera Case CS-EU02, Camera Case CS-L01
Image browser software for the easy organization and sharing of images. Compatible with Nikon Transfer.
Software for bulk transfer and backup of digital images to a computer. Compatible with Nikon ViewNX
Software Suite for COOLPIX
Contains a host of image tools including, Nikon Transfer for easy transfer of all images from your COOLPIX camera to your computer and an online link to download and install Nikon's ViewNX image browser.
USB Cable UC-E6
USB data cable for specific Nikon cameras. Lets you connect your camera to a computer. Approx. 1.5m in length.
Waist strap for your COOLPIX camera.
Camera Case CS-L01
Semi-rigid camera case, protects specific COOLPIX camera models from dust and scratches.
Camera Case CS-EU02
Protect your COOLPIX and its accessories with this all-in-one camera case with yellow piping around the middle and COOLPIX logo on the front.
The COOLKIT CK-01 includes everything you need to power and protect your COOLPIX
Battery Charger MH-71
Designed exclusively to re-charge Ni-MH batteries. Features a ‘refresh’ button to refresh the batteries before recharging them.
Two Ni-MH batteries to power specific COOLPIX cameras. They can be recharged repeatedly using the MH-70 battery charger.