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- 16 megapixel ½.3” backlit CMOS sensor
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 34x optical zoom
- 4x digital zoom
- 3” tilting LCD
- Maximum aperture f3-5.9
- Maximum shutter speed 1/1500
- Uses AA batteries (rated at 390 shots on one set)
- Processor: 90
- Release Date: 2014-01-30
The Nikon Coolpix L830 is an ergonomic, easy to use camera with a nice 34x optical zoom (68x dynamic zoom). It’s one of few cameras that still use AA batteries, which makes it nice for traveling since the batteries are easy to swap out. Since it doesn’t offer manual modes but has a good arrangement of automatic settings, it’s a nice option for the average consumer that wants something easy to use. The 1/2.3” sensor is backlit, so low light images should fare pretty well for the price and category. Nikon also included a vibration reduction system to help reduce camera shake.