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Nikon Coolpix L30

A 2 year old compact camera with good features but high running costs
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix L30 Review

With very good features but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix L30 number 509 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 51?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 63%, based on 162 reviews. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Does not support Full HD video
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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

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine and nothingwired.com the average expert rating of this camera is 50%. This puts this Nikon camera in the bottom 2% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

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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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

14 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

17 people who purchased the Nikon Coolpix L30 considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

13 owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 30,611 owner and expert reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking and two people who reviewed this digital camera 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

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners concluded that the product was compact and two customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

19 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon Coolpix L30's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix L30 of 5x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all digital cameras when ordered 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. This digital camera also has a maximum video resolution of 640 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix L30's minimum aperture number of only 3.2 is in the smallest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix L30 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix L30 of 164g is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix L30 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix L30 is 5152 x 3864. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880, 3648 x 2736, 2272 x 1704 plus 2 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix L30 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix L30's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix L30 does not support Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix L30 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x. The Coolpix L30's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix L30's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 130mm is quite short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix L30 in December 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 26438, nikon l30sl, nikon l30rd, nikon l26r

Barcodes:

00018208264384, 00018208937967, 00018208937998, 00018208938001, 00845251088366, 04960759142146, 04960759142153, 05055189018877, 05055189018884

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