Nikon Coolpix L830 Review

Overall Score

38

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 23-765 mm (34x) F3.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 76 x 91 mm, 508g.
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  • Replaced: Coolpix L820
  • Replaced by: Coolpix L840

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Nikon Coolpix L830 Overview


First introduced in January, 2014, Nikon Coolpix L830 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon L820 with Coolpix L830. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon L830 with Nikon L820

Nikon replaced Coolpix L830 with Nikon L840. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon L830 with Nikon L840


Nikon L830 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix L830

Sensor resolution of Nikon L830 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon L830 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon L830


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix L830 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
921k dots Screen Resolution
Long Battery Life: 390 shots
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
3.0 Lens at Wide
23 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.0
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix L830 has an Overall Score of 38/100 and ranked #439 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #835 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon L830 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
43
Value for money score
55
Portability score
82
Overall score
38
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon L830


Nikon Coolpix L830 weighs 508g and has external dimensions of 110 x 76 x 91mm (4.33 x 2.99 x 3.58"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Nikon L830 is 116 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon L830 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon L830
508g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon L830
91mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix L830 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix L830

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix L830 Dimensions Coolpix L830
Nikon Coolpix L840 Nikon L840 538 g 508 g 114 x 89 x 96 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Sony H300 590 g 508 g 130 x 95 x 122 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon P530 494 g 508 g 123 x 84 x 98 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Nikon Coolpix L820 Nikon L820 470 g 508 g 111 x 76 x 85 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Canon SX510 HS 349 g 508 g 104 x 70 x 80 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S8600 Fujifilm S8600 450 g 508 g 121 x 81 x 65 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Canon SX520 HS 441 g 508 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Nikon Coolpix B500 Nikon B500 541 g 508 g 114 x 78 x 95 mm 110 x 76 x 91 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix L830


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix L830
Announced January, 2014
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.00
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 390 shots
Battery Type AA
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 508 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 76 x 91 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SC/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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