7.1 megapixel camera that features a host of automatic functions designed to let even absolute beginners take sharp and steady shots. Equipped with a precision 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, ISO 1600, powerful image stabilization technology and a handy Anti-Shake mode that instantly activates image stabilization, High-Sensitivity mode and Best Shot Selector all at once. The COOLPIX L12 - blur-free images and movies with ease.
This camera is available in matte black and matte silver.
7.1 megapixel resolution means detailed images that stay sharp even when significantly enlarged.
Optical 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens covering the key photographic range of 35-105mm (35mm equivalent).
Optical Vibration Reduction image stabilization : counters the effects of camera shake to produce sharp images and movies and deliver clear images in low light by offering effects equivalent to using a shutter speed 3 stops faster.
High sensitivity up to ISO 1600 : enables faster shutter speeds to significantly reduce the risk of blurry images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light.
2.5 in. LCD monitor simplifies composition and play back.
Anti-Shake mode counters the effects of camera shake and subject movement by simultaneously activating Lens Shift Vibration Reduction, High-Sensitivity mode and Best Shot Selector, which lets you select the sharpest of up to 10 sequential shots.
One-touch portrait button with direct access to Nikon’s In-camera COOLPIX technologies: Face-priority AF ensures crisply focused portraits. D-Lighting rescues underexposed images by improving brightness and picture detail where needed. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix automatically corrects 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.
Convenient AA-size battery compatibility makes it easy replenish your camera’s power source no matter where you are in the world.
PictBridge and ImageLink compatible : the capability to connect directly to any PictBridge or ImageLink compatible printer means that you can make great prints without the need for a computer to process the job.
Body color: matte black and matte silver (Color versions may vary depending on country or region).
1/2.5-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 7.41 millions
3.0x 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: approx. 420mm)
Focus range (from lens)
50cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (∞), Macro close-up mode: 15cm (5.9 in.) to infinity (∞)
2.5-in., 115,000-dot, TFT LCD
Internal memory (approx. 21 MB) and SD memory cards
With sound: TV movie (640) at 30fps, Small size (320) at 30fps/15fps, Smaller size (160) at 15fps; Stop-motion (640)
Image size (pixels)
3072 x 2304 (High: 30721, Normal: 3072), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC screen: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV screen: 640), 3072 x 1728 (16:9)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens shift VR
Auto (auto gain ISO 80-1600)
Range: (W) 0.5-8.0m (1 ft. 8 in. – 26 ft. 3 in.), (T) approx. 0.5-4.5m (1 ft. 8 in. – 14 ft. 9 in.)
Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai
Two AA alkaline, oxyride, or lithium batteries, two EN-MH1 rechargeable NiMH batteries (optional), EH-65A AC adapter (optional).
Approx. 150 shots with alkaline, 600 shots with lithium, or 370 shots with EN-MH1 batteries (based on CIPA standard)
91 x 61 x 26 mm (3.6 x 2.4 x 1.0 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 125 g (4.4 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Two 1.5V LR6 AA-size alkaline batteries, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP14, Dock Insert PV-13, PictureProject CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).
Battery Charger MH-71, Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery EN-MH1, AC Adapter EH-65A, Accessory Kit CK-01, Camera Case CS-CPL10, Camera Bag CS-EU02,