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Nikon Coolpix L330 Digital Camera

20.2MP 26x CCD Jan 2014
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30 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as terrific. If all the compact cameras that came out more than two years ago are ranked by average user review score then this Nikon digital camera is in the top 18%.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Nikon cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good reviews compared to other brands.

Good Quality Lens

Some people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L330 concluded that it had a good zoom. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “Want a decent amount of zoom”. Two years ago Gadgetspeaks.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fantastic optical zoom performance”.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer who bought the Nikon Coolpix L330 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L330 on expert website Ephotozine “The upgrades are small - the sensor is 20.2 megapixels and the screen resolution has been increased to 460k dots”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Expert review site Pcquest.com mentioned “L330 has 3-inch display at the rear with 460k resolution” . Expert review site Gadgetspeaks.com wrote “This model also features a 460k-dot screen”.

Good Size

Several customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix L330 concluded that it was compact. Three years ago Photographyblog.com said “The Coolpix L330 is a new addition to Nikon's Coolpix L series of budget-conscious compact cameras”. Expert website Gadgetspeaks.com wrote “Nikon Coolpix L330 digital camera is compact and it is budget-friendly”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Lexibook DJ028[plb_1876237_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixel of the Coolpix L330 of 20.2 megapixels is one of the highest amongst cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix L330. The average megapixel of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 14MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

There are a number of alternative 20.2MP cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_1610616_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this age and spec. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon S3500[plb_2119299_price].

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix L330 of 26 times zoom factor is one of the biggest amongst compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix L330. The smallest optical zoom of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L330 is 3x and the biggest is 63x.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 26x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix L320[pl_1939468_price], or the D810[pl_2077436_price] both from Nikon.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L330 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L330.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video[plb_1829794_price], or the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L330.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], and the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has Three Camera Playbacks

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon Coolpix L330 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently found camera playback is Movie, but this camera playback is not found on this digital camera. The camera playbacks Single image, Slide show and Thumbnails are also found on this camera.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Coolpix L330 is a four number of batteries supported digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras of this type and age.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix L330 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 5120 x 2880, 3864 x 3864 and 3648 x 2736 and 1600 x 1200.

This camera's still image resolution (5152 x 3864) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix L330.

The worst still image resolution across similar types of camera is 640 x 360.

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Has Six White Balances

The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L330. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The Coolpix L330 has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix L330.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix L330 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 585 millimeters, the Coolpix L330 has one of the longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The least total megapixels of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix L330 is 10MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. With a total megapixels of 20.48 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix L330 has one of the most total megapixelss amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a higher image resolution than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix L330.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Has One Image Editing

The Coolpix L330 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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370 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Coolpix L330 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L330 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix L330 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1600 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix L330 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras of this age and type is 94, and the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200. At only 80, the Nikon Coolpix L330 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix L330.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix L330 of only 22.5 millimeters is one of the shortest. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 5mm to 39mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Chip.de have rated this digital camera on average 64 out of 100. If all the cameras of a similar spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this Nikon camera is in the bottom 19%.

Difficult to Use

One customer who bought the Nikon Coolpix L330 reckoned that it was not easy to use the menus. Three years ago expert review site Techradar.com said “The lack of settings and the slow response when the batteries start to fail all became irritating with prolonged use”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L330 do not support video capability. The Coolpix L330 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support video capability including the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], or the Canon IXUS 130[plb_1644860_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix L330 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix L330 also do not support Full HD video.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price], or the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L330, the Nikon Coolpix L330 does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the ST200[pl_378406_price], the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L330, the Nikon Coolpix L330 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Vivitar T135[plb_1838910_price], or the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L330 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Coolpix L330 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Sony DSC-HX10V/R[plb_1543755_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix L330 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s. When compared to other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix L330, the Nikon Coolpix L330's slowest camera shutter speed of only 1 second is one of the shortest.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Coolpix L330 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix L330.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Nikon Coolpix L330 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s (only 1,600) amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L330 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon Coolpix L330 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix L330

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix L330.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix L330 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix L330.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the SP-820UZ[pl_1792852_price], or the Stylus SZ-15[pl_1721132_price] both from Olympus or the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price].

If this Nikon digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L330 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10[plb_2396948_price], the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price], or the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price].

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Pixpro FZ151[pl_2596074_price] (6x), or the Pixpro FZ41[pl_3227932_price] (6x) both from Kodak or the Fujifilm FinePix JV500[plb_2602086_price] (6.3x) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor

Expert Reviews

(8)
28 August 2015

Nikon Coolpix L330 digital camera is compact and it is budget-friendly. It is one of the newest additions to the Coolpix L series by Nikon. This model of Nikon is with a 20.2 megapixel CCD sensor.... Read more…

Fantastic optical zoom performance
Impressive macro capabilities
Produces bright, vivid colors
26fachZoom
Lange Akkulaufzeit
AA batteries affected shot processing time
Very basic
No filter or image modes
Autofokus langsam
Serienaufnahme
15 June 2015

Build ? It gives you the convenience of single fixed-zoom lens with controls of DSLR levels of camera. This bulky camera can't be carried into the pocket, but comes at pocket friendly price. L330... Read more…

The Coolpix L330 is a new addition to Nikon's Coolpix L series of budget-conscious compact cameras. Taking over from the previous L320, the new model gains a 20.2-megapixel CCD sensor and a higher... Read more…

12 March 2014

Although the performance from the L330 is good, there are a few annoying niggles that stop us from loving this camera. The lack of settings and the slow response when the batteries start to fail...

12 March 2014

Only available in black, the Nikon L330 is the latest edition to Nikon's L series, and the successor to the L320, which was released in 2013. With an effective pixel count of 20.2 million (an... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 by Stretch 22
Stretch 22 would recommend the Nikon Coolpix L330

The best camera that i have bought the results are truly amazing easy to handle no weight great product...

Reviewed 10 February 2015 by Abbee
Abbee would recommend the Nikon Coolpix L330

An excellent, well balanced bridge camera, very easy to use. Bought as a present. I was so impressed I went back and bought another for myself the next day...

Reviewed 27 January 2015 by Why must I enter a nickname, this isn't instagram
Why must I enter a nickname, this isn't instagram would recommend the Nikon Coolpix L330

For the price Argos are charging for this camera, it is a really good buy. Great quality pictures and a really good optical zoom. The settings take some getting used to, and you really do need to... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Minable
Minable would recommend the Nikon Coolpix L330

I bought this camera to get more definition in photos than from my phone camera. Took it out of the box, popped in the batteries and a memory card and took half a dozen photos straight away - all... Read more…

Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Kirsty21
Kirsty21 would recommend the Nikon Coolpix L330

So far so good , its easy to handle and easy instructions , all the photos loaded to my pc with ease , the zoom is good too...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon k8742201, nikon k8742302, nikon k8742302c, nikon k8742201c, nikon k8742201cr, nikon k8742302cr
Barcodes 00018208264490, 00018208938476, 00018208938506, 00689466817447, 00749363180898, 08033737553893, 08431016330515

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