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Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
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A classic and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 3x Yes Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S30 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S30 as follows:
84
Reviews
18 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 64%, based on 18 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Designed tough for all to enjoy
Large buttons, simple layout and user-friendly interface
Handy functions make photos more fun to view and share
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Nikon Coolpix S30 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S30?

The Nikon Coolpix S30 is 101.9mm wide and 64.8mm tall. It is 39.4mm deep and weighs 0.214kg.

Nikon Coolpix S30 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S30 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S30 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix S30 is 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S30 of only 10.1MP is lower than 91% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S30's optical zoom of only 3x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S30 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon Coolpix S30 of only 1,600 is lower than 88% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S30 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S30's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 15% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S30 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix S30 of 214g is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 50% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other digital cameras, the Coolpix S30 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Shock Proof

The Nikon Coolpix S30 is shock proof. 97% of cameras are not shock proof.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of all cameras is 14m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 100m. The waterproof up to of the Coolpix S30 of only 3m is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of views of cameras range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Coolpix S30's field of view of only 98% is in the narrowest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg. The weight of the Nikon Coolpix S30 of 0.214kg is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix S30 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix S30's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 29.1mm is longer than 96% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S30 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix S30's image sensor size of only 0.333" is smaller than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S30 of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 50% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S30 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S30 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S30 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Face Detection

The Nikon Coolpix S30 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Coolpix S30's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Coolpix S30's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vna110e1, nikon 26319

Barcodes:

00018208263172, 00018208263189, 00018208926466, 00018208926480, 00018208926527, 00018208926565, 00182089264662, 00182089264808, 00799475052552, 02724270127387, 03610170844891, 05711045280177, 05711045282546, 06937697089459, 08033737551455, 08033737551462, 08033737551882, 08033737551899, 08033737552575, 08033737552582, 08033737552599, 08033737552605

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