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Nikon Coolpix L30

$75.00
A great value for money and highly talked about 20.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Dec 2015
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Nikon Coolpix L30 Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L30 number 454 across all digital cameras.
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Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 63%, based on 162 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and is easy to use.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Very small digital zoom
Only 640 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras, but good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L30?

The Nikon Coolpix L30 is 95.4mm wide and 60.3mm tall. It is 29mm deep and weighs 164g.

Nikon Coolpix L30 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix L30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine and nothingwired.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 50 out of 100. That puts this camera in the bottom 3% of all the digital cameras.

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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 160 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 89%. 50 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

14 people who bought it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

17 people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

13 people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 31,432 user and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking and two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was neat.

  • The camera is pretty small with loads of features…
    Nothingwired.com September 2014
  • Neat camera…
    Bikeman (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Nice neat easy to use camera…
  • Perfect for if you want quick good looking point and click photos…
    Beth H. (Amazon) - September 2014
  • The people actually looked beautiful through this camera, not like in some cameras where peoples faces end up being all bent…
    Agne M. (Amazon) - November 2014
  • When u do get a good picture they are pretty stunning for a tiny cheap thing like this…
    . (Amazon) - April 2015

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three customers who bought it thought it was compact and two people said in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

19 owners considered that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Keenly Priced

We think this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

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Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix L30 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix L30 has one of the higher megapixels amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix L30 has a pretty average weight (164 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix L30 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L30 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Coolpix L30 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L30 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L30 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L30 has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L30 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras which support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market since December 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26438, nikon l30sl, nikon l30rd, nikon l26r
Barcodes 00018208264384, 00018208937967, 00018208937998, 00018208938001, 00845251088366, 04960759142146, 04960759142153, 05055189018877, 05055189018884

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