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Nikon Coolpix L30

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Nikon Coolpix L30

Nikon Coolpix L30
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A good spec and classic compact camera
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix L30 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L30 number 808 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
162 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 63%, based on 162 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and that it is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Does not support Full HD video

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

87
Portrait Photography
Very Good
53
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
66
Everyday Photography
Average
84
Sports Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix L30 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix L30?

The Nikon Coolpix L30 is 95.4mm wide and 60.3mm tall. It is 29mm deep and weighs 164g.

Nikon Coolpix L30 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix L30 size in context

Nikon Coolpix L30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 50 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine and nothingwired.com. Digital camera experts don't rate this digital camera very highly.

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Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 89 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

14 customers who purchased the product thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

17 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

13 people reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix L30 was easy to use.

Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 41,167 expert and user reviews (including 10,836 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four people who purchased this digital camera said that it was good looking and two owners who bought it considered that it was neat.

  • The camera is pretty small with loads of features…
    Nothingwired.com September 2014
  • Neat camera…
    Bikeman (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Nice neat easy to use camera…
  • Perfect for if you want quick good looking point and click photos…
    Beth H. (Amazon) - September 2014
  • The people actually looked beautiful through this camera, not like in some cameras where peoples faces end up being all bent…
    Agne M. (Amazon) - November 2014
  • When u do get a good picture they are pretty stunning for a tiny cheap thing like this…
    . (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people considered that the Nikon Coolpix L30 was compact and two owners who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

19 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L30 in January 2014.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Coolpix L30 of 20.1MP is higher than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix L30 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix L30 of only 5x is in the smallest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix L30 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix L30 of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 43% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix L30 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Nikon Coolpix L30's weight of only 164g is lighter than 65% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon Coolpix L30 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix L30's maximum aperture number of only 6.5 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix L30 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix L30 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix L30 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix L30 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix L30 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix L30's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix L30 of only 26mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix L30 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 32423

Barcodes:

00018208937967, 00018208937998, 00018208938001, 05055189018877, 05055189018884, 05055261867362

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix L30

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