Capturing high-quality images has never been this simple. Packed with intelligent features, you can shoot with confidence as the 16.1-megapixel L29 does the rest. Its fast autofocus and 5x optical zoom deliver superb crowd shots and detailed portraits with ease. Previewing and composing your images is a joy with its vivid 6.9cm(2.7") TFT LCD monitor.
Indoors or out, in the sun or the shade - just point and shoot for superb results. The L29’s intelligent Auto Mode instantly selects the perfect settings. For times when a picture isn’t enough, press the movie record button to shoot HD videos in 720p format. Its Motion Detect blur reduction technology also reduces camera shake to ensure sharp images and videos.
The L29 does more than capture the moment, it lets you get creative with your photos. Enhance your shots with a host of filters and Quick Effects and put your best face forward with its Smart Portrait System and Skin Softening effect.
Compact and weighing just 110g, the L29 easily slips into your pocket or handbag so you’ll never miss a precious moment. It’s powered by two AA batteries, which makes it easy to keep your camera charged when you’re on the go.
Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels
1.1cm(1/2.3") type CCD; approx. 16.44 million total pixels
NIKKOR lens with 5x optical zoom
4.6-23.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26-130 mm lens in 35mm  format)
6 elements in 5 groups
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 520 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Motion blur reduction
Electronic VR (still pictures, auto), motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 ") to infinity, [T]: Approx. 80 cm (2 ft 8 ") to infinity Macro mode: Approx. 10 cm (4 ") (wide-angle position relative to the triangle mark) to infinity (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Center, face detection
6.9cm(2.7"), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 20 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Still pictures: JPEG Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image size (pixels)
16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)] 16M [4608 x 3456] 8M [3264 x 2448] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4608 x 2592]
Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Pet portrait), Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1.2 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 3), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
HD 720p (default setting): 1280 x 720/16:9, VGA: 640 x 480/4:3, QVGA: 320 x 240/4:3 *The frame rate is approx. 30 fps regardless of the movie option selected
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
1/2000-1 s 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2.7 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.2 and f/8 [W])
Approx. 10 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.5-3.6 m (1 ft 8 "-11 ft) [T]: 0.8-1.7 m (2 ft 8 "-5 ft 6 ")
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB)
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Two LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries Two FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries Two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately) AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately)
Approx. 200 shots when using alkaline batteries Approx. 650 shots when using lithium batteries Approx. 380 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Movie recording (actual battery life for recording) *2
Approx. 1 h when using alkaline batteries Approx. 3 h 20 min when using lithium batteries Approx. 2 h when using EN-MH2 batteries
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 96.4 x 59.4 x 28.9 mm (3.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 ") (excluding projections)
Approx. 160 g (5.7 oz) (including batteries and SD memory card)
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x2), USB Cable UC-E16
AC Adapter EH-65A, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Battery Charger MH-72 (includes two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B2 (set of two EN-MH2 batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries)
1. Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume fresh LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA).
*1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed. The included batteries are for trial use only. Figures listed for lithium batteries are measured using commercially available FR6/L91 (AA-size) Energizer(R) Ultimate Lithium batteries.
*2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
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