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Canon PowerShot D30 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 5x Dec 2014
Megapixel Count Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
Rugged camera - advanced waterproof performanceThis compact and tough digital camera offers leading waterproof performance that lets you shoot underwater down to 25 m. Constructed for harsh... More
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Two Industry Awards

The writers at Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this camera is 70 out of 100 based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Canon digital camera rated it as 83 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 had a good lens. Revue mentioned on Amazon last year “Keep lens clean”. Revue also mentioned “V pleased with it once I learned to clean the lens when on dry land though”. Tc Curnow wrote on Amazon “Only thing to watch out for is that it's very easy to cover the lens with a fat finger” and gave the Canon PowerShot D30 an excellent review.

A number of Canon PowerShot D30 owners agreed that this digital camera had a good zoom. Two years ago Katharine Kirby wrote in her Canon PowerShot D30 review “You can always take pics high quality and zoom in the edit” and scored it 80 out of 100. M. W. Hall wrote in the same month “The 5x optical zoom worked fine” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs wrote last year “Sharp 5x zoom lens” in their review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers agreed that it was able to produce good images. Andrew Duffield wrote two years ago “Still take great photos!” and scored the Canon PowerShot D30 5 stars. Customer wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 on Amazon “Wanted something that would be user-friendly, create great photos”. Customer also said “Now I have lots of long lasting wonderful photos”.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Camera Labs mentioned “Slow continuous shooting” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review. One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was good in low light.

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Good Size

Several Canon PowerShot D30 owners thought it was compact. A few weeks ago Gaye Chinook said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Nice compact camera”. Two years ago M Croker gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “This one will replace them all, its compact, provides good images both in an out of the water”. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 “Canon PowerShot D30 Review - Canon's latest waterproof compact follows on from some impressive predecessors.” .

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was good physically.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. Trevorb55 wrote on Amazon “Bought to replace a Canon D10 that finally died after years of underwater service and no regrets - this one is a far slimmer and better looking camera” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. One customer thought the Canon PowerShot D30 was a good weight. M. W. Hall mentioned on Amazon “Has a reassuring weight” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review.

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good depth.

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Easy to Use

A few customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Chris Evans mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Easy to use and photos good in”. K. F. Harniman said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Great pictures, easy to use underwater with a clear, bright screen”. Katharine Kirby she mentioned on Amazon “It's a Canon which means it's easy to use, has a decent quality lens” in her review.

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good interface. Camera Labs wrote “Simple, userfriendly interface”. Camera Labs also said “Interface simple et accessible tous”.

One person reckoned that the Canon PowerShot D30 was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Tc Curnow wrote in their review of this digital camera “The camera is slightly negatively buoyant, so easy to hold steady for a shot”.

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Robust

A few Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 was good at resisting water ingress. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review this year “Very user friendly and takes great under water photos down to Macro”. Andrew Duffield mentioned on Amazon “I will feel more confident going scuba diving with the upgraded depth range.I would highly recommend this camera for anyone buying a point”. Customer scored the product 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “It has a few settings which make using the camera more fun- such as underwater, low light etc”.

Several Canon PowerShot D30 owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D30 considered that it was strong and durable. M. W. Hall wrote “It feels rugged” in their review of this digital camera. M. W. Hall also wrote “For a camera that's rugged enough to take on reasonably deep dives without having to worry about bulky”. Norman wrote two years ago “Good little rugged camera”.

A few customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Two years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “A 3inch screen and geotagging via built in GPS”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “The Canon Powershot D30 is a well specified camera that is built to survive much of the punishment it may encounter during action pursuits”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Michaeljtbrooks wrote on Amazon “We sent the unit back under warranty to ValueBasket who refused to repair it under warranty stating it was "physical damage" thus not covered by warranty” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Michaeljtbrooks also said “If you buy the "waterproof" Canon PowerShot D30, you are running a high risk of it becoming water damaged through no fault of your own”.

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Nice Design

A number of Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D30 thought it was good looking. Two years ago M. W. Hall mentioned “Pretty good at what it does” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review. M. W. Hall also said “The on land pictures seemed fine and pretty standard quality for a point”. Mrsmiles wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 “Very simple to use and the photos are pretty good” .

Some Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Camera Labs mentioned last year “Good ergonomics”. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar two years ago “Its new external design makes it one of the most ergonomic tough cameras on the market” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review and scored it 70 out of 100.

One customer who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 thought it had a good case. Mr N. mentioned two years ago “Best purchase ever! No casing required so extremely easy to use” in his review and scored it 5 stars. One person wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 was neat. Katharine Kirby said in her review “I chose this neat, pocket sized Canon to replace my G10” .

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Good Product Quality

Some Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in October “Easy to use underwater - good quality pictures” in their review. Dave Turner wrote “The camera is easy to handle and feels well made and solid” in his review of the Canon PowerShot D30 and gave the Canon PowerShot D30 a rating of 80 out of 100. A few weeks ago Gaye Chinook mentioned “Photo quality good” in her review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Andrew Duffield mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The lens and display are much better” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Chimchimany mentioned “Rear viewing screen gets scratched easily as it protrudes” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30. M. W. Hall wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review on Amazon “The rear screen display was visible in bright sunlight”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had gps. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The built-in GPS system will let you know exactly where you were so clumsy” and gave the Canon PowerShot D30 a score of 80 out of 100.

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer considered that the Canon PowerShot D30 was able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “As I'm on holiday I did a quick Internet search for Technical troubleshooting”.

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Reasonably Priced

Four customers mentioned that it was good value for money. Last year Chris Evans mentioned “Good value, good quality pictures in”. Linda Mitchell said in her Canon PowerShot D30 review on Amazon two years ago “Takes great photos & a really good price” and gave the Canon PowerShot D30 a rating of 5 stars. Mr N. rated the Canon PowerShot D30 as excellent and he wrote on Amazon “Canon Powershot D30 - A great breakthrough in low cost, high quality underwater photography” in his review of this digital camera.

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 19,570 user and expert reviews, Canon has good ratings for its cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its waterproof cameras range.

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Good Battery Life

A few Canon PowerShot D30 owners said that the product had a good battery life. Dave Turner said “Battery life is OK though not outstanding” in his review of this digital camera and scored the product 4 stars. Tc Curnow wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “A single battery was good for over 2 1hr dives plus mucking about in between”.

Good Technical Features

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote two years ago “It lacks a number of useful features found on more recent cameras, such as a higher resolution sensor, wireless connectivity options” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30. Reviewed.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review “Shoots on the market, they bring a lot of useful features to”.

Good Geotagging

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera had good geotagging.

Good Video Capture

Some Canon PowerShot D30 owners who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 concluded that it was good for video recording. Dr Effingpot said on Amazon “I really like the way this camera works and I took great photos and videos with good colour using the underwater mode”. Mr N. wrote on Amazon “Photo and video results are incredible” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Revue said on Amazon last year “Brilliant video” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The PowerShot D30 has a GPS, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot D30 which do not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS and we think the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price], or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The PowerShot D30 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an image stabiliser.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the PowerShot D30 supports Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which has better reviews.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot D30 has a built-in flash. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot D30 also have a built-in flash.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price].

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Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot D30, the PowerShot D30 is waterproof.

Alternative waterproof digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

If you want a camera that is waterproof then you might also want to look at the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price].

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Quite High Maximum Waterproof Depth

With a maximum waterproof depth of 25 meters, the PowerShot D30 has a fairly high maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot D30. Across all the waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot D30 the maximum waterproof depths range from 3m to 60m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 11m.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price].

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon PowerShot D30 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances amongst digital cameras of this age. The closest focusing distances of cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot D30 range from 0.01m to 1.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.22m.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon PowerShot D30 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Canon digital camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot D30 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot D30. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Canon digital camera. In addition, this digital camera support a video resolution 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the Canon PowerShot D30 has one of the longer maximum camera shutter speeds amongst waterproof cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.03s to 60s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 9.4s.

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Supports One Power Source

The PowerShot D30 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

At only 0.000625 seconds, the PowerShot D30 has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot D30. Waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot D30 have flash sync-speeds of between 0.00062s and 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.13s.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One person thought it was not noisy. Camera Labs mentioned “Images on the noisy side” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the PowerShot D30 does not support video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a video recording and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price], or the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The PowerShot D30 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The Canon PowerShot D30 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

The Canon PowerShot D30 is fairly heavy (218 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot D30. Waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot D30 have weights of between 36g and 1.4kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 218g cameras currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price] (209g), or the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price] (216g).

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot D30 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot D30. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4:3 - (L) 4000 x 3000, (M1) 2816 x 2112, (M2) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480, 16:9 - (L) 4000 x 2248, (M1) 2816 x 1584, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360, 3:2 - (L) 4000 x 2664, (M1) 2816 x 1880, (M2) 1600 x 1064, (S) 640 x 424, 1:1 - (L) 2992 x 2992, (M1) 2112 x 2112 and (M2) 1200 x 1200 and (S) 480 x 480. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Only Has Six Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot D30 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot D30. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The PowerShot D30 has a fairly big maximum aperture (only 4.8) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago. The maximum apertures of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2.7 to 22.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The PowerShot D30 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot D30 maximum image resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 3,200, the PowerShot D30 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30. The maximum ISO speeds of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 200 to 52,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 7,900.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a greater number of supported image formats than most waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot D30.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot D30

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Canon released the PowerShot D30.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the PowerShot D30 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

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SD Memory Card

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

There are a number of other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price], or the PowerShot D20[pl_1609521_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

If the memory card type of this digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot D30 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot D30 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot D30.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price], or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 12 megapixels, the PowerShot D30 has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot D30.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
International Protection Code
Dust-Resistant
Shock Resistant Case
Freezeproof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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Expert Reviews

(29)
24 August 2015

The Canon PowerShot D30 is a rugged compact that's water-proof, shock-proof, freeze-proof and dust-proof. Launched in April 2014, the D30 is the third water-proof compact from Canon replacing the... Read more…

Waterproof to 25 metres
1cm macro close focus
Adjustable wrist strap
Good ergonomics
Class, leading waterproofing
No 60p video modes
No HD slow motion modes
Mono mic
Small 3.9 maximum aperture
Slow continuous shooting
19 March 2015

The Canon PowerShot D30 underwater camera is waterproof up to 82 feet and freeze-proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit, meaning you can use this camera for diving and snorkeling without a case or... Read more…

15 August 2014

The D30 excels underwater and its new external design makes it one of the most ergonomic tough cameras on the market. However, its direct rivals will all go to at least 14m depths, which should...

14 August 2014

Canon's PowerShot D30 is a waterproof and ruggedized compact camera designed to compete with the Nikon Coolpix AW120, Olympus Tough TG-3, Panasonic Lumix FT5 and Ricoh WG-4 GPS.To keep pace with... Read more…

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon PowerShot D30 is the newest digital compact camera in Canon's underwater line-up. Now waterproof to an impressive 25m and drop resistant to 2m, the built-in GPS system will let you know... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 July 2014 by Tom J
Tom J would recommend the Canon PowerShot D30

We took this camera to the Cayman Islands. We took it on numerous dives on all three islands there. If you set the white balance on the sand where you want to get the shot, the photos are... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2015 by Jillybean
Jillybean would recommend the Canon PowerShot D30

I bought this for a recent trip to the Galapagos Islands. I needed something small and not too expensive for snorkeling. I am so pleased I had it as I saw so much underwater life - sharks, rays,... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Mars1Volunteer
Mars1Volunteer would recommend the Canon PowerShot D30 (Verified Purchase)

I used this camera for snorkeling in Guam and regular shots on the beach, it is amazing how it picks up every detail of what I am trying to shoot, the colors are also amazing. handling is great... Read more…

Reviewed 24 September 2014 by Janey76
Janey76 would recommend the Canon PowerShot D30 (Verified Purchase)

I love that this camera goes to 82ft. It took wonderful pics of my undersea adventures. I spend a lot of time in the water and it has surpassed my expectations. Definitely worth the price and I... Read more…

Reviewed 24 September 2015 by Neil58

Excellent, does just what the advertising says it will do. Easy to use, takes great pictures even under difficult conditions, idiot proof, you can hand it to anybody and say just press the big... Read more…

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