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Canon PowerShot D30

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Canon PowerShot D30

£219.00
Canon PowerShot D30
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Ephotozine Recommended tomsguide.com Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and excellent value for money compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes May 2014
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Canon PowerShot D30 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot D30 number 238 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
290 Reviews + 3 Awards
91
Value for Money
Excellent
66
Features
Good Features
66
Age
3 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 82% of buyers recommended this camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomsguide.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and a good screen / viewfinder.
The PowerShot D30 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Rugged camera - advanced waterproof performance
Superb underwater shots
Intelligent IS
GPS
Enjoy excellent visibility
Full HD movies
Smart auto (32 scenes)
Special movie modes
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 99 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 103 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 99 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon PowerShot D30 Video Reviews

Canon PowerShot D30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Canon digital camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine who gave it an "Recommended".

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by website Tomsguide.com who thought that this camera was staggeringly good.

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 69 out of 100 based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Techradar.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 270 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 80%. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 82% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

18 customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

44 people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Very Good Brand

Based on 42,313 expert and user reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was compact.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Three customers said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six customers said in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Three customers who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 agreed that it had good features.

Customers Report Nice Design

Four owners concluded that the Canon PowerShot D30 was good looking.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good lens.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Nine people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D30 agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

11 owners mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

28 people who bought it thought it was good at resisting water ingress, four owners said that this digital camera was strong and durable and three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. however 10 customers mentioned that it was not reliable. and eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was not good at resisting water ingress.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £219.00 it is cheaper than 72% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot D30 and the United Kingdom price of £219.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $325.99 (£452.18).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since May 2014.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot D30 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon PowerShot D30 of only 12.1MP is lower than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot D30's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot D30 of only 3,200 is in the lowest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot D30 of 3.9 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 61% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot D30 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon PowerShot D30 of 218g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PowerShot D30 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon PowerShot D30 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The PowerShot D30 has a shock resistant, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a shock resistant.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot D30 of only 140mm is shorter than 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot D30 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The lowest waterproof up to of digital cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The Canon PowerShot D30's waterproof up to of 25m is in the highest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot D30 of only 4.8 is in the smallest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PowerShot D30 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot D30 has a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot D30 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot D30 has an HDMI port. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot D30 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Shock Proof

The PowerShot D30 is shock proof, unlike 97% of cameras which are not shock proof.

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Dustproof

The PowerShot D30 is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Features Face Detection

The PowerShot D30 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot D30 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot D30 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot D30 of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot D30 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot D30 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot D30's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot D30 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot D30's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 61% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax pr9337b001, canon 9337b001iv, visipax 9337b001, canon psd30blueb, canon blue64gb, canon 9337b002, canon blue32gb, canon blue16gb

Barcodes:

00013803240795, 00138032407952, 00578322649844, 00635492500686, 00779184031611, 00904333982456, 04549292010183, 04549292010206, 05054230628676, 05054484685975, 05054533685970, 08714574615998, 08714574616001, 08714574623085

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