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Canon PowerShot D30

£219.00
Ephotozine Recommended tomsguide.com Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Canon PowerShot D30 Review

With very good reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot D30 number 271 across all digital cameras.
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286 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has not bad user reviews but ok expert reviews. 82% of buyers recommended this digital 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. Canon 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 cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and a good screen / viewfinder.
The PowerShot D30 is missing some features:
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Quite small maximum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for sports photography, ranking number 143 in sports photography cameras. It is also average for wildlife photography, ranking number 214 in wildlife photography cameras as well being average for landscape photography, ranking number 158 in landscape photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

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Canon PowerShot D30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This Canon digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine, both of which concluded that this camera was very good.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review site Tomsguide.com who thought that this Canon camera was outstanding.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 69% based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Techradar.

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Average User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 79 out of 100 based on 266 user reviews. 88 reviewers (78% of all 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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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

18 customers who bought it considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

43 customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 35,686 owner and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Three people who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Six people who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

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

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Three people who bought it agreed that it had a good lens.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight customers who bought the product agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

10 people thought it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

27 customers wrote that the product was good at resisting water ingress, four owners who bought the Canon PowerShot D30 said that it was strong and durable and three owners who bought this digital camera agreed that it was well made.


Value For Money

Good 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 65% of cameras.

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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 $289.00 (£376.34).

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the PowerShot D30 of only 12.1MP is fairly low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot D30 of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The PowerShot D30's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 3,200 is fairly low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot D30's minimum aperture number of 3.9 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot D30 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon PowerShot D30 of 218g is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot D30 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot D30 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot D30's maximum aperture number of only 4.8 is in the smallest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PowerShot D30 has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot D30 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Waterproof

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

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot D30 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4000 x 2664 pixels, 4000 x 2248 pixels, 2992 x 2992 pixels plus 13 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot D30's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon PowerShot D30 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Fairly High Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of all cameras is 12m, with the lowest being 3m and the highest being 60m. The waterproof up to of the Canon PowerShot D30 of 25m is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The PowerShot D30's display resolution of only 12 pixels is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the PowerShot D30 of only 0.01m is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon PowerShot D30 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Shock Proof

The PowerShot D30 is shock proof. 97% of digital cameras are not shock proof.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The PowerShot D30's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Canon PowerShot D30 features face detection. 89% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot D30 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot D30 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot D30 in February 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon canond30blue, canon 9337b012aa, info 9337b012aa, canon pi916ns, canon pi916gf
Barcodes 00009608235591, 05054533685970, 08714574616001

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