LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon L610 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
L610 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70) (Compare) or Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon L610 can shoot continuously at max speed of and has max shutter speed of 1/6000 sec.
Unfortunately L610 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
With Nikon L610, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon L610 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
L610 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon L610 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Samsung PL120 or Samsung SH100 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon L610 has a USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Battery Nikon L610 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 120 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Nikon L610 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend L610 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon L610 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon L610 Features Compared to Main Competitors