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Nikon COOLPIX L830 16 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 34x Zoom NIKKOR Lens and Full 1080p HD Video (Red)

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  • 34x optical zoom plus an astounding 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Comfortable design, elegantly simple controls and intuitive menu system
  • 3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD display
  • Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies
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Technical Details

Color: Red
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Product Details

Color: Red
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00HQ4W3X0
  • Item model number: 26440
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (255 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #25 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: January 6, 2014

Product Description

Color: Red

From the Manufacturer

If you want to be delighted by your photos and HD videos; if you want to catch detailed close-ups of faraway action; if you like the styling of advanced cameras but want the simplicity of a point-and-shoot, say hello to the COOLPIX L830. With a superb NIKKOR super telephoto glass lens that delivers 34x optical zoom plus an astounding 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom, you'll be amazed by how far you can reach. Hybrid Vibration Reduction helps ensure a little camera shake won't blur your videos—a big plus when shooting at these long zoom distances. The COOLPIX L830's comfortable design, elegantly simple controls and intuitive menu system make operation a breeze. You can even tilt the high-resolution LCD for a better view while recording Full HD 1080/60i video with stereo sound. Getting closer to the moments that matter just got easier.

Nikon COOLPIX L830 photo of a boy in a soccer goal net showing Dynamic Fine Zoom

Get even closer to what matters

Zoom in even farther with Dynamic Fine Zoom

Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have helped make Nikon famous. The COOLPIX L830’s 34x optical zoom lens goes from wide-angle—great for portraits and landscapes—all the way up to telephoto—great for closeups of sports, concerts, nature and more. When you need even more reach, zoom up to 34x with optical zoom and 68x with Dynamic Fine Zoom, an enhanced digital zoom function that effectively doubles your reach.

*Dynamic Fine Zoom magnification is calculated from the full-wide end of optical zoom.

Nikon COOLPIX L830 photo of two boys sitting on a soccer field showing ease of use

Master the camera in no time

Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting

The COOLPIX L830 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Easy Auto Mode. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.

Nikon COOLPIX L830 shot of two boys in football gear inset with the camera's LCD showing the image.

Enjoy the view

3.0-inch 921,000-dot LCD display makes every photo and video look great

The COOLPIX L830's large, 921,000 LCD display makes it easy to compose your shots or monitor your video recording. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure, too—every shot looks fantastic on the display.

Nikon COOLPIX L830 photo of a guy hiking a football to two boys in football gear inset with the Full HD video icon.

Record superior videos

Full HD 1080p videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies

If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning Full HD videos, the COOLPIX L830 delivers. Full HD 1080p means exceptional video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal.

Nikon COOLPIX L830 photo of a beach at sunset in low-light.

Let the camera call the shots

18 Scene Modes for effortless photos and videos

Experienced photographers optimize their camera settings to match the situation. The COOLPIX L830 does that work for you. With 18 Scene Modes, including Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and more, it's easy to match the moment to a Scene Mode. You can even get creative and use Scene Modes to alter ordinary shots. Or, select Easy Auto Mode and let the camera choose the best mode for your situation.

Supplied Accessories

  • LC-CP28 Lens Cap
  • UC-E16 USB Cable
  • AN-CP21 Strap

Product Description

  • 16 MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
  • 4-136mm f/3.0-5.9 Nikkor Zoom Lens
  • 22.5-765mm 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
  • 34x Optical Zoom & 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Tiltable 3" 921k-Dot LCD Display
  • Full HD 1080/60i Video & Stereo Sound
  • Hybrid Vibration Reduction
  • 19 Scene Modes
  • Powered by 4 x AA Batteries

  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    I love this camera. Set up was easy, downloading software to transfer images to my computer was a breeze and the photos are stunning! I bought it to take photos for my blog. Read more ›
    Still, I'm happy with my purchase and hope to get good use out of the camera. The macro shots are great! Caught a gregarious hummingbird in flight this week! Read more ›
    I've had enough of those tiny compact cameras now and I'm never going back! Quality is amazing! Read more ›
    That is quite a claim, but I be leave it's true. The pictures are unbelievable and the videos are great. The camera is small, light weight and easy to handle, and fits well… Read more ›
    Just get familiar with the menu and settings. Pictures are great. Read more ›
    Takes excellent photos and is easy to use. It didn't take long to learn the features and functions. Read more ›
    Great camera for amateurs. It is very easy to use. Read more ›
    This is my first digital camera, and I am very glad I chose this item. It is very easy to use and delivers excellent images. This particular camera was mentioned in a… Read more ›
    This camera did what I expected, it has the excellent picture quality, easy to use, and compare the prices for other 16 MP digital camera around , this camera is worthwhile… Read more ›
    I love this camera. It is easy to use and I love it. Read more ›
    the screen on this is great! easy to set up, easy to use and not too heavy. real value for money here. Read more ›
    I ordered mine 2 years ago before my Mexico trip and it has been a great camera. The pictures are clear and camera is easy to use. I recommend this camera to anyone who… Read more ›
    The camera quality is decent and so is the quality of the pictures. The zoom is great and it is easy to use. However, I have come upon a few minor things here and there,… Read more ›
    Handles well, takes super pics and the zoom is terrific. I very much miss an optical view finder but for 200 bucks it is a true bargain.. Read more ›
    Point and shoot for my wife's needs and the ability to switch to macro…The zoom works very well and for a camera at this price point it does everything we need and more. Read more ›
    It takes amazing pics. The zoom is awesome. If you are looking for a great digital family camera this is a good buy. Read more ›
    I just got mine today and I love this camera. The zoom is amazing and the quality of the photos is fantastic! I would recommend this to anyone who wants a simple point and… Read more ›
    It exceeded my expectations. The pictures are very sharp and the zoom is good. I miss having a grid,may be. Read more ›
    (I have owned many canons and a panasonic lumix.) And the price was reasonable. Read more ›
    Nice and easy to operate automatic focus, but can use manual operations for professional looking photos. Just right for me and at a good price. Read more ›
    the clarity and the options are phenomenal for my teen daughter who is a fledgling/eager photog.... cool camera. excellent price! Read more ›
    Im very happy with this camera, very good and a good price Read more ›
    I find it difficult to compose a shot and equally difficult to quickly determine if I got the…The lens seems good for the price range and the camera has many good features. Read more ›
    If you touch the lens when it zooms in or out, it reports "lens error." 2, The functions are good, but the body feels cheap because it is very light. 3, It uses 4… Read more ›
    The zoom feature works great, the macro mode is great, the low light function works great (you probably will need the flash only in a dark room). Read more ›
    She really enjoys the the screen being able to pivot, it provides greatly flexibility with photos and angles. Tons of great settings for different shots and filters as well. T… Read more ›
    Not only was the output magnificent, the controls were so very easy and intuitive, I barely had to read the instruction manual. Still, I did read that manual and found it… Read more ›
    1) Long zoom that you can utilize with left or right hand. 2) Easy to navigate menu/features. 3) Takes clear and crisp photos. Read more ›
    Could use some more detailed directions to get through good use of menu items. Had a friend who helped who has same one. Read more ›

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    449 of 468 people found the following review helpful By Mandy Payne HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on February 17, 2014
    Color Name: Black
    First, let me say that I am not terribly techy. I can barely turn on the TV anymore. So please, read the specs on this because I can't explain what they mean anyway. This review is based solely on my experience with the camera.

    We took this great little camera on a trip to Mexico not long ago and it was awesome. So easy to use that even I managed to get some spectacular photos. My eyes are over 40 years old (the rest of me feels 29) so I have some trouble seeing up close. Therefore, the pictures I took with this camera were kind of just point, shoot and pray. Well the prayers were answered because when we looked at the pictures later on a screen I could actually see, they turned out super crisp. In fact there was a topless sunbather in one that I hadn't seen and my son was delighted that I got such a sharp, focused shot! Ha.

    The HD video is also super cool. My son is using it to launch his youtube career -- he really needs to focus on college. -- lousy content aside, the videos turn out great. I haven't used it for video, but he does and loves it.

    This camera is really sturdy and well made. It bounced around in my bag, got knocked off the table a time or two, and overall wasn't treated as well as it should have been. It didn't miss a beat or even get a scratch.

    The zoom is amazing. The display is great (or so I am told since I can't really see it). This is an all around great addition to the amateur photographer or as a basic family camera. Highly recommend!
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    Color Name: Red
    Nikon L830 DOES NOT HAVE ANY ZOOM NOISE WHILE FILMING A VIDEO. It's easy to use in auto mode or has plenty of settings for the novis/hobbist that doesn't want to invest a couple of grand in lense's and bodies. My fujifilm S8200 had terrible zoom noise. That's why I took it back!

    This camera has far superior clarity in still pictures compared to the Fujifilm S8200 and when filming in HD, this camera has no interlacing issues when moving the camera like the Fujifilm S8200. I like the ability of just buying AA batteries and not being tied down to a lithium battery pack. I like the RED body although it shows fingerprints more than a black camera....no biggies! I've never used a View FInder so I don't miss that. I am on the fence about the settings buttons and not having a rotating selector switch. I do like having the saturation button at my fintertips though so maybe i'm really not on the fence.

    I do have only 1 issue. On my old Fujifilm S700, the flash auto popped up when needed. The L830 has to be manually released to function, but knowing that.....I just release it most of the time.

    MSRP was $299, Sale was $269 and Got it from Walmart for $229, I think she quoted me the wrong price over the phone and had to get a manager override to give me the quoted $229.

    I'm using a 32Gig Class 10 SanDisk HC Ultra Memory card from Best Buy for $24 and it will allow me to take over 3000 photos. I think I should have went with a 8Gig SanDisk Ultra PLUS that had a faster transfer rate. I think I'd do more research on the SDHC Cards before I buy one.
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    63 of 68 people found the following review helpful By Peggy P.A. on May 29, 2014
    Color Name: Black Verified Purchase
    I've taken this camera on two trips- one to Arizona, and one to France. I was absolutely bowled over by the quality of the photographs. They are crisp and clear, and the color is beautiful. The zoom is fabulous, and most of the time, I didn't have problems with blurry zoomed photos. Even in low light, I never had to use a flash. In Arizona, I took lots of photos at an outdoor Chihuly exhibit in the Arizona Botanical Garden, both in the afternoon and early evening light. It was fun experimenting with the different scene modes at dusk. Also took lots of night shots in France, and they were also great. Some have complained of battery life, but I found them to last a really long time. I never changed batteries for the whole week in Arizona, and then added another couple of days of battery life in France, and those were with the batteries that came with the camera. I had purchased rechargeables, and they lasted the rest of the two weeks in France, with power to spare.
    My reservations- Hate not having a viewfinder. If the photos weren't so great, I would have seriously thought about returning it. Seriously Nikon? Put a viewfinder in this camera and it would get 10 stars.
    Also, the door for the batteries and SD card feels a little flimsy. Opening it is not too difficult, but the closing mechanism is a little awkward.
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    126 of 144 people found the following review helpful By Gramma Denise on May 25, 2014
    Color Name: Red Verified Purchase
    I loved the size, and feel of this Nikon. The zoom was great, the pictures sharp and the price, very good. And, I liked the Nikon's tilted screen. However, this was my first camera without a viewfinder, and after two weeks, I returned it and ordered the Panasonic Lumix FZ60 - a more expensive camera; but, with viewfinder. I really prefer having the option of having both. The majority of my pictures are nature - birds, flowers, scenery. I had issues with seeing the screen in bright light and it's easier for me the zero in on the subject faster with the viewfinder. It is also easier for me to hold my camera steady when using the viewfinder. The panasonic does not have as long a zoom, but it serves my purpose and cropping the final picture brings my subjects in beautifully. The Panasonic pictures are awesome, it's easy to use and has some great editing features. Bottom line, manufactures are missing the boat by not having more options with optic viewfinders in their comoact models.
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