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Nikon L830 Digital Camera

$210.00
Bridge Camera 16MP 34x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Supports video recording
Good flash
151 Reviews + 2 Awards
Camera Labs Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites thought that this camera was good. This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Camera Labs and it received a "Recommended" award from review website Ephotozine.

Average Expert Reviews

Fourteen experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs have rated this digital camera on average 70%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 225 owner reviews this camera has an outstanding overall owner rating. 102 reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This medium megapixel camera in the top 18% of all the digital cameras of this age and spec when ranked by user rating.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 25,534 expert and user reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon L830 features voice recording. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon L830 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Quiet

Two owners said that the Nikon L830 was quiet. Bestbuy.com gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Very small package, very quiet with a small intel CPU, planned for living room use”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Good audio - I'm a bit of an audio buff and I have no qualms about plugging my headphones into the front header for general tasks, very quiet, very clear” in their review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was noisy. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very good audio - super low noise even from front panel audio jacks through header connector”.

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Noisy

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was noisy. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very good audio - super low noise even from front panel audio jacks through header connector”.


Features

It Has Higherend Features for Its Price, Such As a Tilting Highres LCD

Eighteen owners said in their reviews that it had good features. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Has all of the features one would want in a HTPC MoBo”. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine three years ago “The Nikon Coolpix L830 offers plenty of features - highlights include its 36x optical zoom, hybrid VR”. Expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon L830 “At this price and with such a great feature set”.


Weight & Dimensions

Thick

Six owners wrote that the product was compact. Three years ago Cameralabs.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on Camera Labs “Its DSLR-styled body is light and compact - a step down in scale from the mid” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said “In reality it is a good point and shoot with a super-zoom lens – good for casual photographers who want something more than a basic compact or smartphone.”. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote “By Josh Fate Keeping Nikon competitive in the mega-zoom market is the CoolPix L830 compact digicam”.

Two people considered that the Nikon L830 was heavy and bulky. Two years ago expert website Pcquest.com gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Though it is a bulky DSLR type bridge camera”. John Wiseman gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Unless you're a genuine professional photographer who has to lug heavy kit around, then this little Nikon Coolpix camera must be one of the best on the market” in his review of this digital camera.

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was thick. In April last year Bestbuy.com mentioned “Has all of the features one would want in a mid range broad”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Heavy construction, thick board” in their review.

Two owners reckoned that it was lightweight.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good structurally. Bestbuy.com scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Very stable, capable of high overclocks on Pentium 3258 4.4Ghz in my case), reasonable set of features, quality construction”.

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Heavy

The Nikon L830 is one of the heavier comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year (508 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released one year ago is 360g, and the weights range from 120g to 590g.

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Battery

680 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this type and age take between 190 and 749 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon L830 which takes 680 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Lens System

Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera range from -2 to 5.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.1. The Nikon L830 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 3) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 22.5 millimeters, the Nikon L830 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera. Across all the cameras of this type and age the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.2mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 24mm.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera is 3, the smallest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 12. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.9, the Nikon L830 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 34 times zoom factor, the Nikon L830 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix L840 ($200) (38x), the Coolpix B500 ($230) (40x), or the Coolpix P530 ($240) (42x) all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon L830 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

If this digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Samsung MV800 (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon L830 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon L830 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon L830 has an HDMI, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon L830 has a pre-flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a pre-flash.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon L830 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon L830 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-50 ($349.95), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 ($599.99), or the Nikon Coolpix B500 ($230).

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon L830 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon L830 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70, the Samsung Gear 360, or the Nikon D3100 ($299).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon L830 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon L830 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon L830 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than a year also have a tripod mountable.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera, the Nikon L830 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Coolpix P610 ($459.88), the Coolpix S9900 ($679.88), or the Coolpix P900 ($516.95) all from Nikon.

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Support

Good Support

Five people concluded that the Nikon L830 had good technical guidance. Bob South Wales mentioned on Amazon “The downloaded manual should have step-by-step instructions of the exact things to do ready to make, say”. Ray J mentioned on Amazon “What is missing for the more serious user is a full manual override and this is essential for timed exposures” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. True Reviewer said “Manual is not much cop and the on line version is not 'interactive' which is annoying if you want help with a particular feature” .


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon L830 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G70, and the Nikon Coolpix P610 ($459.88) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4.608 x 3.456|4.608 x 2.592|3.456 x 3.456|3.264 x 2.448|2.272 x 1.704|1.600 x 1.200|640 x 48, which is the most commonly found still image resolution(s) on comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon L830 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P610 ($459.88), and the Coolpix S9900 ($679.88) both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 ($599.99) is also worth considering.

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Smart TV

Good in Terms of Connectivity

One person concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Last year Bestbuy.com gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Plenty of connectivity options, anti-short coatings in the screw holes, right angle sata ports.”.


Design

Quality Stillsvideos With Enough Light

Twenty-two people said that it was good quality. Three years ago Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Quality stillsvideos with enough light”. Camera Labs also mentioned “And has very good daylight photo and movie quality” in their review. Expert website Cnet.com wrote three years ago “Pleasing photo quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Easy to Use

Thirty-one owners who reviewed the Nikon L830 mentioned that it was easy to use. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Easy to use” but despite that they rated this digital camera 2 stars out of 5. Bestbuy.com wrote “Bios seems easy enough to use” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Pcquest.com said “It comes in handy to click photos for each occasion” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera in April last year “Worked out of the box with my wireless Logitech keyboard and mouse on USB unifying receiver to enter and navigate UEFI settings”.

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had a good interface. One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to assemble. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Have used two of these mobos to build workstations”.

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to handle. Bestbuy.com gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Handles my GTX 980ti perfectly”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr Patrick Willis said on Amazon.co.uk “Nice camera to hold” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Well Made

Twelve people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon L830 was well made. Bestbuy.com rated this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Sturdy, solid quality build”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Mostly it just works and offers you all the features of the 97 chipset for solid price with a few ni” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Solid heatsinks” in their review.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Two years ago Patrickn44 mentioned on Amazon “Recommend that you also buy the Digi-Chip High Speed 32GB Memory Card plus the water-proof, lightweight camera case for another £20”.

One person who bought it said that it was strong and durable. Bestbuy.com gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Very durable - I dropped screws on it maybe 3 times”.

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Power

Battery Life Over 450 Photos (with Goodquality Batteries

Four people said in their reviews that the Nikon L830 had a good battery life. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Battery life over 450 photos (with goodquality batteries” however they gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100. Two years ago Dmon gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Again one reviewer suggested that the camera is very fragile and not substantial which is rubbish, though I will admit the battery compartment seems less strong than an older model”. Pen Name mentioned “The only downside is the battery life isn't great”.


Good Flash

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash. Expert review site Pcquest.com gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “34X super zoom, 16MP camera, good night shots, powerful flash, m” in their review of this digital camera.

And Has Very Good Daylight Photo and Movie Quality

Thirty-eight owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Pcquest.com gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “16MP camera, good night shots, powerful flash, macro shots from 1 CM distance, tilting LCD display, good daylight images”. Three years ago J. Rudd wrote “It is so simple and my images” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. James mentioned in his Nikon L830 review on Amazon “Fantastic pictures” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Three people said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Camera Labs gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “16 megapixels”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “There's all kinds of shooting modes, more than enough for an occasional snapper like me”. Dmon wrote on Amazon “The high resolution screen, which is adjustable” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in low light. Three years ago Camera Labs rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good performance in low light”. One person considered that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures.

One owner concluded that it had a good image sensor. Dmon mentioned on Amazon “In fact I was amazed at the sharpness which was much better than any small sensor camera I've ever had”.

One customer concluded that it had a good ISO range.

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Wide Range of Movie Modes Including 1080p

Fourteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Camera Labs wrote “Wide range of movie modes including 1080p” in their review of this digital camera. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “1 video card, 1 SSD, 2 sticks of RAM, Mid Tower case” . Three years ago Legendary said in their Nikon L830 review “The movies are better than any I have taken before too”.

34X Super Zoom

Nineteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom. Camera Labs wrote “34x optical stabilised zoom”. Camera Labs also wrote “S dng d d ng ng knh siu zoom Cht lng hnh nh v video tt M n hnh LCD nghing” in their review. Camera Labs also wrote “34x super zoom 22.5765mm” in their review.

Three people who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good autofocus. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “The tilt screen and breezy autofocus are welcome additions.” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they scored it 2 stars out of 5. Mr Patrick Willis gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “Reasonably quick to focus and to take” in his review of this digital camera.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it had a good lens.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Pellegrino Pavli said on Amazon “The Zoom on this camera is the best I have seen with excellent optical stabilizer VR as Nikon calls it” in their review of this digital camera.

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Goodquality Tilt Screen

Eight owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good screen. Digital Versus mentioned “Goodquality tilt screen” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. Camera Labs mentioned “FullHDVideos mit 60 fps, sehr einfache Bedienung, gute Ergonomie, langlebiger Akku, neigbares Display” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs also mentioned “3in 921k dot articulated screen” in their review.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “With the amount of optical zoom on offer, some users may prefer a camera that has a viewfinder”.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Nikon released the L830.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208938049, 00018208938087, 00018208938124, 03662362031930, 03662362031947, 05054186391358, 05054186391402, 05054230397190, 05054230448816, 05054230598238, 05055860528626, 08033737553329

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