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Nikon Coolpix S30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 646 reviews of Nikon Coolpix S30. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The performance and price also get good feedback. Reviews about the shutter and sensor are mixed. Many are critical about the low light performance and reliability.

usability, price, performance, portability, design

battery, reliability, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon Coolpix S30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability and durability. The image quality and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability and performance.

usability, price, image quality, durability, portability

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix S30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 270 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S30 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and design. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the low light performance and color. Reviews about the shutter and performance are mixed.

usability, price, portability, design, size

image quality, battery, reliability, color, low-light

58% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

With the Nikon Coolpix S30, Nikon have stepped into a new category of camera, and it's all about family. This is a camera you can put into the hands of

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Nikon Coolpix S30 - digital camera review

 

If you're looking for a good, inexpensive point-and-shoot to take to the beach or for a dip in the pool, the Nikon Coolpix S30 is it. Nikon stripped down the shooting options and the interface to make the camera simple for the whole family to use.

With big buttons, an easy-to-understand interface, and limited shooting options, the Nikon Coolpix S30 is a family-friendly waterproof and shockproof point-and-shoot.

The S30 is not a camera you want to use indoors or in low-light conditions.

The rugged Nikon Coolpix S30 is a simple, inexpensive point-and-shoot to keep poolside, and doesn't try to be anything more.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 Compact Camera Review

 

We review the latest waterproof from Nikon, the Coolpix S30, designed to be easy to use and available for �99 Nikon say it's the ideal family camera.

Waterproof, Shockproof, Family Friendly; Good value for money; Good macro performance; Good colour; Easy to use

High noise above ISO100

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 - digital camera review: Nikon Coolpix S30 - digital camera

 

Nikon Coolpix S30 - digital camera

With big buttons, an easy-to-understand interface, and limited shooting options, the ; is a family-friendly waterproof and shockproof point-and-shoot.

The S30 is not a camera you want to use indoors or in low-light conditions.

The rugged Nikon Coolpix S30 is a simple, inexpensive point-and-shoot to keep poolside, and doesn't try to be anything more.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Josh Goldman (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 - digital camera review

 

If you're looking for a good, inexpensive point-and-shoot to take to the beach or for a dip in the pool, the Nikon Coolpix S30 is it. Nikon stripped down the shooting options and the interface to make the camera simple for the whole family to use.

With big buttons, an easy-to-understand interface, and limited shooting options, the Nikon Coolpix S30 is a family-friendly waterproof and shockproof point-and-shoot.

The S30 is not a camera you want to use indoors or in low-light conditions.

The rugged Nikon Coolpix S30 is a simple, inexpensive point-and-shoot to keep poolside, and doesn't try to be anything more.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : William Chambers (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 Review

 

High levels of noise No options for ISO, etc.

Rugged, Lifeproof shell ; Captures decent 10-megapixel snap shots ; Records average 720p HD video ; Performs well underwater, so long as the water is clear or your subject is close ; No difficult settings to worry about with Point and Shoot mode ; Runs...

Interface is confusing and poorly designed ; Very slow shooting performance ; High levels of noise ; No options for ISO, etc ; 3x zoom is limiting ; No HDMI out

While the Nikon S30 definitely has its pitfalls, the camera can capture decent shots, and at $119.95 USD or less, it's the most affordable lifeproof camera on the market (as of 7/2012). Read more in our

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Matt Grayson (photographyblog.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30 Review

 

The Nikon Coolpix S30 is an all weather digital compact camera geared towards family life and holidays. It sports full waterproofing to a depth of 3m, is dustproof and shockproof. Easy buttons make it accessible for all the family and creative filters...

While the Nikon DSLRs appear to be getting more and more advanced, it seems that the compact camera market is being dumbed down somewhat. Initially, the Nikon Coolpix S30's menu seems to be a nightmare because it's so different to what anyone is...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Digit Digital Cameras (digit.in)

Nikon Coolpix S30

 

Nikon Coolpix S30

May, 2014

Expert review by : neocamera.com (neocamera.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30

 

The Nikon Coolpix S30 is compact 10 megapixels point-and-shot digital camera that works underwater down to 3m and can survive accidental drops up to 1m. Its simple and minimal feature make it one of the most affordable rugged digital cameras on the...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Nikon Coolpix S30

 

Great little fairly indestructible camera for our kids, easy to use. We wanted a camera that could not ingest sand and grit into the lens, this camera seems ideal.

Not really found any yet.

Jan, 2013

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