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Nikon Coolpix L830 vs Sony DSCHX300

Nikon Coolpix L830 vs Sony DSCHX300

Nikon Coolpix L830

63

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and multi award winning 16 megapixel 34 times zoom factor digital camera
90
239 Reviews + 2 Awards
90
Excellent
50
Good Features
Overall Score
63
Good
Bridge 16MP 34x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSCHX300

48

Overall Score

Sony DSCHX300

$540.86
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 20.4 megapixel 50 times zoom factor camera
83
885 Reviews
42
Average
50
Good Features
Overall Score
48
Mediocre
Compact 20.4MP 50x No Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

Top Prices

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1 Price from 1 Store | $540.86

Reviews & Awards

Awards
2 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
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Megapixels 16MP 20.4MP
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Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  4608 x 3456  3456 x 3456  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2448  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200  640 x 480  4896 x 3672  4320 x 3240  4000 x 3000  4000 x 2672  4320 x 2432  3648 x 2736  4000 x 2248  3456 x 2592  3648 x 2432  3456 x 2304  3072 x 2304  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1920 x 1080  4608 x 3456  3456 x 3456  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2448  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200  640 x 480  4896 x 3672  4320 x 3240  4000 x 3000  4000 x 2672  4320 x 2432  3648 x 2736  4000 x 2248  3456 x 2592  3648 x 2432  3456 x 2304  3072 x 2304  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1920 x 1080
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Maximum Image Resolution  5184 x 3888  5184 x 3888
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Total Megapixels 16.76MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Location  Lens  Lens

Design

Colour  Purple  Purple

Lens System

Optical Zoom 34x 50x
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Digital Zoom 4x
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100x
Minimum Aperture Number 3 2.8
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Maximum Aperture Number 5.9 6.3
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 765mm
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1,300mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 22.5mm
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24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  centre weighted  tracking  contrast detection  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  spot  multi point  flexible spot  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  centre weighted  tracking  contrast detection  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  spot  multi point  flexible spot  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points 99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
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 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Auto  Manual  shutter priority  aperture priority  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
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ISO Sensitivity (max) 3,200
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12,800
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125 80
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Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 4s
BEST
30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Auto  Manual  Pre-flash  Red-eye reduction  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080
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 1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MPEG-4  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MPEG-4
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
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 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  640x480@120fps  1920x1080@15fps
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 1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  640x480@120fps  1920x1080@15fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  LPCM  PCM
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 LPCM  PCM

Memory

Internal Memory 59MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 921,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display  TFT  TFT
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type  electrical  Optical
BEST
 electrical  Optical

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Flash  Fluorescent H  Fluorescent L  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Flash  Fluorescent H  Fluorescent L
Shooting Modes  Auto  Scene  Movie  Mo  Auto  Scene  Movie  Mo
Photo Effects  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Image Editing  Rotating  Crop  Trimming  Rotating  Crop  Trimming
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  DCF  DPOF  Exif  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DCF  DPOF  Exif  DPOF 1.1
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Single  Slide show  Movie  Single image  Single  Slide show
Start-Up Time Unknown - Click to provide data 2ms
Scene Modes  Backlight  Beach  Snow  Close-up (macro)  Dusk  Dawn  Fireworks  Landscape  Museum  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Food  Backlight  Beach  Snow  Close-up (macro)  Dusk  Dawn  Fireworks  Landscape  Museum  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Sports  Sunset  Pet  Food
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  PER  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  PER  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 508g
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623g
Height 75.8mm 93.2mm
Depth 91.2mm 103.2mm
Width 111mm 129.6mm
Weight (including Battery) Unknown - Click to provide data 650g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Alkaline  Alkaline
Battery Supported 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Battery Life (max) 1.2h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 680 shots
BEST
400 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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