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Nikon Coolpix S30

A fully featured 10.1 megapixel 3 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 3x Yes Aug 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S30 Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S30 as follows for Summary.
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30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 58%, based on 12 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 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite low megapixel
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution

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 214g.

Nikon Coolpix S30 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S30 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

12 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Digital Versus have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 58%. Experts don't rate this camera very highly.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. The Nikon Coolpix S30 has one of the lower megapixels (only 10.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S30 has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S30 has a pretty average weight (214 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of digital cameras is 12x, and the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x. The Nikon Coolpix S30 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 3 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S30 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix S30 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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1/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on digital cameras. 4.80 x 3.60mm.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S30 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S30 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Coolpix S30 has a quite narrow field of view (only 98 percent) compared to most of the other cameras. The field of views of cameras range from 1.5% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Features Face Detection

The Nikon Coolpix S30 features face detection, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon Coolpix S30 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S30 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 12.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 75mm.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 87.3 millimeters, the Coolpix S30 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age.

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Waterproof

The Coolpix S30 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S30 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S30 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 3 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of only 3 meters, the Coolpix S30 has a quite low waterproof up to compared to most of the other digital cameras. The lowest waterproof up to of cameras is 3m, the highest is 60m, and the average waterproof up to is 12m.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S30 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S30 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Shock Proof

The Coolpix S30 is shock proof, as are most of the other digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S30 in August 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 25x37x

Barcodes:

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