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Canon PowerShot D30 Digital Camera

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12.1MP 5x Dec 2014
Megapixel Waterproof Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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32 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that concluded that they would endorse this waterproof camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 70%.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this camera is 83% based on 158 user reviews.

Good Quality Lens

A few Canon PowerShot D30 owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good lens. Two years ago Revue said on Amazon “Keep lens clean” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30. Revue also wrote “V pleased with it once I learned to clean the lens when on dry land though”. Tc Curnow wrote on Amazon three years ago “Only thing to watch out for is that it's very easy to cover the lens with a fat finger” in their review and scored it very highly.

Some people who bought the product concluded that it had a good zoom. Katharine Kirby said on Amazon “You can always take pics high quality and zoom in the edit” in her review of this digital camera and scored it 4 stars. M. W. Hall wrote on Amazon “The 5x optical zoom worked fine” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 and scored the product 80 out of 100. Camera Labs wrote “Sharp 5x zoom lens” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Andrew Duffield said three years ago “Still take great photos!” and gave it an excellent rating. Customer said in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 on Amazon two years ago “Wanted something that would be user-friendly, create great photos”. Customer also mentioned “Now I have lots of long lasting wonderful photos”.

One person concluded that this digital camera was good in low light. One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Camera Labs wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review “Slow continuous shooting” .

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Robust

A few people concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. In January last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Very user friendly and takes great under water photos down to Macro” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Andrew Duffield mentioned “I will feel more confident going scuba diving with the upgraded depth range.I would highly recommend this camera for anyone buying a point” in his review of this digital camera. Two years ago Customer said on Amazon “It has a few settings which make using the camera more fun- such as underwater, low light etc”.

Nine customers who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Three years ago M. W. Hall mentioned on Amazon “It feels rugged” in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30. In the same month Norman mentioned on Amazon “Good little rugged camera” in his review. Skippy mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “Like the BC10 this is a robust straightforward waterproof camera that takes good photos on land” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine.com 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” and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100.

A few people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Michaeljtbrooks mentioned in their review “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

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 was good looking. Three years ago M. W. Hall wrote on Amazon “Pretty good at what it does”. M. W. Hall also mentioned “The on land pictures seemed fine and pretty standard quality for a point”. Mrsmiles wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review two years ago “Very simple to use and the photos are pretty good” .

Some people said in their reviews that this digital camera was ergonomic. Camera Labs mentioned two years ago “Good ergonomics” in their review. Three years ago Techradar.com mentioned “Its new external design makes it one of the most ergonomic tough cameras on the market” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer considered that it was neat. Katharine Kirby rated it 80 out of 100 and she wrote three years ago “I chose this neat, pocket sized Canon to replace my G10” in her review. One Canon PowerShot D30 owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D30 thought it had a good case. Mr N. mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Best purchase ever! No casing required so extremely easy to use”.

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Good Size

Seven people who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 concluded that it was compact. Gaye Chinook gave it an excellent rating and she mentioned “Nice compact camera” in her Canon PowerShot D30 review. M Croker wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “This one will replace them all, its compact, provides good images both in an out of the water”. Whatdigitalcamera.com scored it 4 stars and said on expert website What Digital Camera “Canon PowerShot D30 Review - Canon's latest waterproof compact follows on from some impressive predecessors.”.

One customer who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 reckoned that it was lightweight. One person who reviewed it thought it was a good depth.

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D30 reckoned that it was a good weight. M. W. Hall wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 on Amazon “Has a reassuring weight”.

One person said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 was heavy and bulky. M. W. Hall scored the Canon PowerShot D30 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon three years ago “For a camera that's rugged enough to take on reasonably deep dives without having to worry about bulky (and extremely expensive) housings”.

One person who purchased the Canon PowerShot D30 considered that it was good physically. 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”.

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Good Product Quality

Eleven people who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was good quality. Dave Turner said three years ago “The camera is easy to handle and feels well made and solid” in his review. Gaye Chinook said on Amazon “Photo quality good” in her Canon PowerShot D30 review. Katharine Kirby said in her review of the Canon PowerShot D30 on Amazon three years ago “It's a Canon which means it's easy to use, has a decent quality lens and if you've had a Canon before you'll suss it out immediately”.

Easy to Use

Nine Canon PowerShot D30 owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 was easy to use. Last year Amazon Customer wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review on Amazon “Lightweight and easy to use underwater - good quality pictures”. Chris Evans said on Amazon “Easy to use and photos good in” in his review of this digital camera. K. F. Harniman rated this digital camera as excellent and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great pictures, easy to use underwater with a clear, bright screen”.

Some customers who bought the product mentioned that it had a good interface. Camera Labs mentioned “Simple, userfriendly interface” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review. Camera Labs also mentioned “Interface simple et accessible tous”.

One person reckoned that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Tc Curnow said in their review of the Canon PowerShot D30 on Amazon three years ago “The camera is slightly negatively buoyant, so easy to hold steady for a shot” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

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

Good Connectivity

Several Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers who bought the product considered that it had gps. Ephotozine.com said in their Canon PowerShot D30 review “Geotagging via built in GPS” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Photographyblog.com mentioned “The built-in GPS system will let you know exactly where you were so clumsy” in their review of this digital camera and gave the Canon PowerShot D30 a rating of 4 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in January last year “As I'm on holiday I did a quick Internet search for Technical troubleshooting” in their review.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers agreed that the product was good value for money. Chris Evans wrote two years ago “Good value, good quality pictures in” in his review of the Canon PowerShot D30 and scored the Canon PowerShot D30 4 stars. Linda Mitchell wrote “Takes great photos & a really good price” in her Canon PowerShot D30 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr N. mentioned in his Canon PowerShot D30 review three years ago “Canon Powershot D30 - A great breakthrough in low cost, high quality underwater photography” and scored this digital camera very highly.

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 20,583 expert and owner reviews, Canon has good reviews for its cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its waterproof cameras range compared to other brands.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot D30 had a good battery life. Dave Turner said in his Canon PowerShot D30 review on Amazon “Battery life is OK though not outstanding” and rated it 80 out of 100. Three years ago Tc Curnow gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A single battery was good for over 2 1hr dives plus mucking about in between”.

Good Technical Features

Two Canon PowerShot D30 reviewers who bought it thought it had good features. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot D30 review on expert website What Digital Camera three years ago “It lacks a number of useful features found on more recent cameras, such as a higher resolution sensor, wireless connectivity options” and rated it 4 stars. Reviewed.com mentioned “Shoots on the market, they bring a lot of useful features to” in their Canon PowerShot D30 review yet they scored the product 61 out of 100.

Good Geotagging

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had good geotagging.

Good Video Capture

Several Canon PowerShot D30 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Last year Dr Effingpot wrote in their review of this digital camera 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 “Photo and video results are incredible” in his review of the Canon PowerShot D30 and gave it a score of 5 stars. Revue said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Brilliant video”.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot D30 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot D30 which do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available which you might also want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot D30 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot D30.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price], or the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot D30, the PowerShot D30 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price], or the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi[plb_2627900_price].

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash which you might want to look at including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price].

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Waterproof

The PowerShot D30 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot D30.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative waterproof cameras currently available including the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price], or the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi[plb_2627900_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a camera that is waterproof then you might also want to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price].

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Quite High Waterproof Up to

Waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have waterproof up tos of between 3m and 60m. The PowerShot D30 has a quite high waterproof up to (25 meters) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon PowerShot D30 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital 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 typical of many waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the Canon PowerShot D30 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot D30. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.03s and 60s.

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

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the PowerShot D30 is more than most waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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TFT Display

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Digital cameras of this age and spec displays range from LCD to OLED.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Digital cameras of this age and spec have flash sync-speeds of between 0.00062s and 1s. At only 0.000625 seconds, the PowerShot D30 has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot D30.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The PowerShot D30 has a greater number of power sources than most similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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14 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon PowerShot D30 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not noisy. Camera Labs mentioned two years ago “Images on the noisy side” .

£20.00 Price Increase

In the last 1 days the price of the PowerShot D30 has increased by £20.00.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support video capability. The Canon PowerShot D30 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video capability including the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot D30 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot D30 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PowerShot D30 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot D30 also do not support wi-Fi.

Other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot D30 are not 3D. The Canon PowerShot D30 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price].

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Heavy

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot D30 have weights of between 36g and 1.4kg, and the average weight is 230g. With a weight of 218 grams, the PowerShot D30 is one of the heavier waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] (188g) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The PowerShot D30 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot D30 have digital zooms of between 2x and 20x, and the average digital zoom is 5.9x.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi[plb_2627900_price] (7.2x) which is also cheaper.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the PowerShot D30 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 320×240@240fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a 320×240@240fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most digital cameras of this type and age have a 1280x720@30fps resolution at capture speed. In addition, this camera have resolution at capture speeds of 320×240@240fps, 1280×720@30fps, 1920x1080@24fps and 640x480@120fps and 640x480@30fps. Digital cameras of this age and spec resolution at capture speeds range from 320x240@25fps to 3840x2160@24fps.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a higher image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot D30 ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Only Nine Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

The PowerShot D30 is a nine auto Focus (AF) points camera.

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Quite Small Combined Zoom

The combined zooms of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot D30 range from 10x to 37x, and the average combined zoom is 26x. At only 20 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot D30 has a fairly small combined zoom compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot D30.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The PowerShot D30 has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) (only 3,200) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot D30. Waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot D30 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 200 and 52,000.

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5 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 Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic DMC-FT5[plb_1943538_price] which is cheaper.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a similar 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 compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the DMC-FT5[pl_1943538_price], and the DMC-FT5[pl_1943538_price] both from Panasonic or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Stylus Tough TG-850[pl_2167574_price], and the Stylus Tough TG-850[pl_2167574_price] both from Olympus are also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-830[plb_1721140_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Optical Zoom

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

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] which has better reviews; or the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi[plb_2627900_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot D30 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot D30.

If this Canon digital camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Ricoh WG-30 Wi-Fi[plb_2627900_price] (16MP and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
International Protection (IP) Code
Dustproof
Shock Resistant
Freezeproof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
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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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803240795, 00138032407952, 04549292010183, 05054230628676, 05054533685970, 08714574615998, 08714574616001, 08714574623085

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