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Nikon Coolpix L830
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Nikon Coolpix L830 Digital Camera

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended
16MP 34x CMOS Jan 2015
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40 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this digital camera. Camera Labs gave this bridge camera camera a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this digital camera is 70 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this bridge camera camera rated it as superb.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix L830 was able to produce good images. Carrie rated this digital camera 5 stars and she wrote “My first initial reaction to the crisp images was great, you cant go wrong with the images, I’ ve used this everyday since it arrived”. Carrie also mentioned “With the filters you can get Easy Auto Mode which gives you a standard crisp images”. Carrie also wrote “You can put the camera on a tripod to take a timer photo for family pictures or to keep a very steady picture of animals”.

Several Nikon Coolpix L830 owners who bought it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “There's all kinds of shooting modes, more than enough for an occasional snapper like me”. Dmon rated it as excellent and wrote on Amazon “The high resolution screen, which is adjustable” in their review. Two years ago Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Ephotozine “The tilting screen which has a 921k dot resolution” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who bought this digital camera thought it had a good ISO range. Ray J said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 last year “This is essential for timed exposures and full control over aperture, ISO and shutter speed” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product 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”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. B. Daly said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Don't like this camera, have to format the memory card before using in this camera, is it 1995? Just getting a basic good quality photo is hard work” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Two years ago D G Tarran mentioned in their review “A job to handle sometimes, good quality pics”. Mandy Payne rated the product as excellent and she said on Amazon in the same month “This camera is really sturdy and well made”.

Easy to Use

Twenty-two people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 in October last year “Stills and so easy to use”. Carrie mentioned in her review “The Scene mode comes in handy for those special occasions like Firework night, Christmas, birthdays” . Carrie also said “Now the smart portrait is a good tool to use whilst taking portraits of yourself or other people”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. One Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewer reckoned that it had a good experience.

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Good Size

Some Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers mentioned that it was compact. Last year John Wiseman wrote “D) Small light and compact” in his review and gave it an excellent review score. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review “Shoot with a super-zoom lens – good for casual photographers who want something more than a basic compact or smartphone.”. Expert review site Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review “Its DSLR-styled body is light and compact - a step down in scale from the mid”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was lightweight. One customer concluded that the Nikon Coolpix L830 was heavy and bulky.

One Nikon Coolpix L830 owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Nicola Miller said on Amazon “The ability to take clear photos without the flash means no more of the glowing light eyes! It is simple to use, easy to carry about” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix L830.

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Good Quality Lens

Some people who bought the Nikon Coolpix L830 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Carrie said in her Nikon Coolpix L830 review on Amazon “The best thing about this amazing camera is the 34x optical zoom, that’ s enough to view the moon with great detail” and rated it 5 stars. Dmon said in their review of this digital camera last year “The 34X zoom is more than enough without getting ridiculous” and scored the Nikon Coolpix L830 5 stars. John Wiseman mentioned “C) A good zoom” in his Nikon Coolpix L830 review.

Several Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good lens. Pellegrino Pavli wrote in October last year “The secret of a good photo is a Good Lens and this camera has it” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product very highly.

A few people wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Last year John Wiseman scored it 5 stars and he said “Crisp as one is hard pushed to beat the rapid autofocus” in his review of this digital camera. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “The tilt screen and breezy autofocus are welcome additions.” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

One person who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Pellegrino Pavli gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “The Zoom on this camera is the best I have seen with excellent optical stabilizer VR as Nikon calls it”.

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Good Video Capture

A few Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good for video recording. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote “Just what I wanted -perfect for video and stills” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L830. In October last year Dmon wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 “Full HD video”. Legendary mentioned “The movies are better than any I have taken before too” in their Nikon Coolpix L830 review.

Reasonably Priced

Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and said “For the price, this is good value” in their review of this digital camera. D G Tarran rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “For the price it's satisfactory”. John Wiseman wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 last year “A superb bit of kit and amazing value for what one gets” .

Three Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was a bargain for the price. Lee mentioned on Amazon “High quality and as absolute bargain” in his review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Mcberry mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 on Amazon “I bought it from were excellent to deal with”. Mr. S. P. Eyers scored it very highly and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix L830 review “I didn't trust the cheap batteries that came with it so put different batteries in”.

A few Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was cheap. Ephotozine.com said in their review on expert website Ephotozine “The Nikon Coolpix L830 was announced in January 2014 and is a budget camera which has a 34x optical zoom lens” and scored it 80 out of 100. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert review site Camera Labs two years ago “The Nikon COOLPIX L830 is a budget bridge super-zoom”.

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Good Technical Features

A few Nikon Coolpix L830 owners thought this digital camera had good features. Two years ago Bob South Wales said “A sports sequence, or use some of the other special features” in his Nikon Coolpix L830 review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Jamie Waits mentioned on Amazon also two years ago “Came quickly, nicely packed, unfortunate that the camera itself didn't have many features however completely happy” in his review of this digital camera. Susan Martin rated this digital camera 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “It has lots of actually useful features that I have been experimenting with”.

Good Support

Five Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Bob South Wales said on Amazon two years ago “The downloaded manual should have step-by-step instructions of the exact things to do ready to make, say” in his review and scored it 4 stars. Nicola Miller gave it a rating of 4 stars and she said on Amazon “And the response time is so much better than my old 20 year old digital camera! The instructions are clear”. Ray J wrote on Amazon last year “What is missing for the more serious user is a full manual override and this is essential for timed exposures”.

Nice Design

Some customers concluded that it was neat. Last year Dr. Piotr J. Masiak mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “A nice neat camera with lots of hidden extras”. In October last year P. Newton said in their Nikon Coolpix L830 review “I bought this camera for my wife as a Christmas present, she is thrilled with it! Very neat, simple to use”.

One Nikon Coolpix L830 owner thought it was smooth. Last year Dmon wrote on Amazon “A very smooth experience it is where you hardly notice as focus changes with no noise” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer reckoned that the product was good looking. Carrie said in her review “I 100% recommend this beautiful camera” .

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 19,122 user and expert reviews, Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically for its bridge camera digital cameras compared to other brands.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Nikon Coolpix L830 owners who purchased the product agreed that it had a good screen. Mandy Payne wrote in her review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 on Amazon “The display is great (or so I am told since I can't really see it” and scored the product very highly.

One Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good viewfinder. Ephotozine.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site Ephotozine two years ago “With the amount of optical zoom on offer, some users may prefer a camera that has a viewfinder”.

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Robust

Some customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix L830 thought it was well made. Last year Ray J mentioned “It's no coincidence that Nikon (albeit DSLR type) is the choice of many professionals, as image quality and build quality are second to none” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix L830. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix L830 two years ago “The affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick”.

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was good at resisting water ingress. P. Newton said on Amazon in October last year “Recommend that you also buy the Digi-Chip High Speed 32GB Memory Card plus the water-proof, lightweight camera case for another” and scored it very highly.

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Good Battery Life

Some Nikon Coolpix L830 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Dmon mentioned in October last year “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” in their Nikon Coolpix L830 review. Pen Name said in their review of this digital camera last year “The only downside is the battery life isn't great”.

Good Flash

Two customers who bought it considered that it had a good flash. Pcquest.com mentioned “34X super zoom, 16MP camera, good night shots, powerful flash, m” in their review of this digital camera.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix L830, the Nikon Coolpix L830 supports Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Samsung NX30[plb_2169297_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L830 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix L830 also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], or the PowerShot SX50 HS[pl_1497435_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix L830 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix L830 also have an image stabiliser.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], or the PowerShot SX50 HS[pl_1497435_price] both from Canon.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Nikon Coolpix L830 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon Coolpix L830 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Crop and Rotating are also found on this Nikon camera.

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680 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Coolpix L830 is a camera that takes 680 shots shots per battery charge.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Nikon Coolpix L830 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L830. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix L830 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions 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 and 1.600 x 1.2 and 640 x 480.

This digital camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution across all bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix L830.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The Coolpix L830 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The Coolpix L830 has one of the higher display resolutions (921,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix L830 the display resolutions range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Coolpix L830 has a greater number of audio formats than most bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats LPCM are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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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 the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Three ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix L830 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Short

The Coolpix L830 is one of the shorter similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L830 (only 75.8 millimeters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The heights of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L830 range from 56mm to 130mm, and the average height is 86mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix L830 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Narrow

With a width of only 111 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix L830 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average width of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 120mm, and the widths range from 41mm to 140mm.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports an AVC|H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video format, which is the most frequently supported video format on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports One Power Source

The Coolpix L830 has a greater number of power sources than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by cameras of this type and age.

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Auto Focus

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

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The Coolpix L830 has a quite short minimum focal length (only 22.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L830. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L830 the minimum focal lengths range from 4.5mm to 28mm.

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15 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One Nikon Coolpix L830 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was not wifi compatible. Two years ago expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned “The lack of Wi-Fi is also anothe” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 4 stars.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon Coolpix L830 does not support video recording, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix L830 also do not support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], or the Nikon Coolpix L310[plb_1716915_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix L830 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L830 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Samsung NX30[plb_2169297_price], the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S1[plb_2145007_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon Coolpix L830 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix L830 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Coolpix L830 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of this type and age do not have a GPS. The Coolpix L830 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix L830 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The Coolpix L830 has a greater number of shooting modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The shooting mode "Scene" is also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Two Light Exposure Modes

The Coolpix L830 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix L830. The light exposure mode "Auto" is also found on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The shortest maximum battery life of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix L830 is 1.1h, the longest is 9h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.1h. The Coolpix L830 has a fairly short maximum battery life (only 1.2 hours) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix L830.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 20s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 2s to 120s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Coolpix L830 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 3,200, the Coolpix L830 has a quite low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The average maximum ISO speed of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix L830 is 8,000.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix L830 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix L830.

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Only 1280×720@60fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Coolpix L830 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon digital camera has a 1280×720@60fps resolution and capture speed, whereas most bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. In addition, this camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@15fps, 1920x1080@60fps and 640x480@120fps and 640x480@30fps. Bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix L830 resolution and capture speeds range from 320×240@30fps to 1920x1080@60fps.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix L830 is 64, the biggest is 400, and the average minimum ISO speed is 95. With a minimum ISO speed of 125, the Nikon Coolpix L830 has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix L830.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix L830

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this camera was released.

Average Screen Size

The Nikon Coolpix L830 has a pretty standard screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200[plb_3140190_price], and the Sony RX10[plb_2051754_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 34 times zoom factor, the Coolpix L830 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (42x) which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], or the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72[plb_1983697_price].

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix L830 has a fairly typical weight (508 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix SL240[plb_1349973_price] (470g).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix L830 has a pretty standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR[plb_2071810_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], or the PowerShot SX50 HS[pl_1497435_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62[plb_1884253_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix L830 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS[plb_1410250_price] (CCD), or the Nikon Coolpix L310[plb_1716915_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Point
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

2 Awards

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended

Expert Reviews

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11 February 2015

Though it is a bulky DSLR type bridge camera, it shoots well during both day and night. With the super zoom capability, it comes in handy to click photos for each occasion. People looking for an...

17 November 2014

Camera Labs

The Nikon COOLPIX L830 is a budget bridge super-zoom. Its DSLR-styled body is light and compact - a step down in scale from the mid and higher end P-range super-zooms. Launched in January 2014, it... Read more…

30 June 2014

This low-end bridge camera is priced at Rs. 15,450 but can be found cheaper online. At this price and with such a great feature set, the camera might look like a killer deal but the slightly high...

1 May 2014

With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick...

1 May 2014

With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick...

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Reviewed 9 March 2014 by Mrs. Palomino

First, let me say that I am not terribly techy. I can barely turn on the TV anymore. So please, read the specs on this because I can't explain what they mean anyway. This review is based solely on... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by Carrie
(Verified Purchase)

Let me start off by saying, don't underestimate this beautiful camera. It may be smaller than a larger DSLR or a SLR but this point and shoot is great if you want to learn photography in all its... Read more…

Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Rino

Simply put the best bridge camera I ever used and I've tried plenty of them. Photo quality is amazing when you consider its not a Dslr. If you don't want to get to deeply involved with Dslr type... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Silvester

I bought this camera two weeks ago to replace a camera I managed to drop! I am impressed with the speed, the features and the quality of the pics. The movies are better than any I have taken... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Ray J
(Verified Purchase)

If you want a quality product with point and shoot simplicity this is as good as gets and on those points I would give it 5 stars against the competition. It's no coincidence that Nikon (albeit... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26441, nikon 26439, nikon 26439b, nikon k8756802, nikon k8756802c, nikon k8756802cr
Barcodes 00018208104154, 00018208264391, 00018208264407, 00018208938049, 00018208938087, 00018208938124, 00617689592384, 00845251095869, 03662362031930, 03662362031947, 05054186391358, 05054186391402, 05054230397190, 05054230448816, 05054230598238, 05055860528626, 08033737553329, 08452510958692

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