Summary Nikon S30

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 29 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix S30Nikon Coolpix S30


Nikon has replaced the Coolpix S30 with the S32 and S31.

Nikon Coolpix S32
Nikon Coolpix S32 announced February 2014
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed

Compare the new Nikon S32 vs the S30

Nikon Coolpix S31
Nikon Coolpix S31 announced January 2013
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter

Compare the new Nikon S31 vs the S30


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The Nikon S30 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite small Help
Mid size (102×65×40 mm)
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
214 g
Waterproof Waterproof Help
Great at the beach


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The Nikon S30 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Digital
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
6 MP
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
Announced Old Help
February 2012
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
29 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
1 seconds
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The Nikon S30 vs other recent waterproof cameras

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Nikon Coolpix S30
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