Zoom into the action with the COOLPIX L830

Overview

16 Megapixels
34x zoom
Full (1080p) HD video recording

Shooting from a distance? Want stunning images in low light? Have it all with the COOLPIX L830. Its superb 34x optical zoom lets you zoom in for highly detailed close ups, or zoom out and bring the whole scene into focus. With its 16 Megapixel BSI (Backside Illuminated) CMOS image sensor you can shoot natural looking photos and Full (1080p) HD videos at any time of day, while its ergonomic design has a larger grip and 3-inch LCD for maximum shooting comfort and control.

Shines in low light

Flash photography might be a thing of the past with the COOLPIX L830. Its high-performance NIKKOR glass lens together with the 16 Megapixel BSI CMOS low-light image sensor gives you outstanding results even in dim light.

Move in a little closer

Despite its stylishly compact body, the COOLPIX L830 gives you a gigantic 34x optical zoom as well as Dynamic Fine Zoom, so you can go from landscapes to crystal clear close-ups in an instant.

Tilting monitor for shooting flexibility

Create some exciting images with the 921k dot tilting monitor. It easily angles upwards or downwards to shoot creative images or videos.

Features List

16 Megapixel CMOS sensor for enhanced low-light performance

The high-resolution CMOS low-light image sensor with effective 16 million pixels gives you exceptional image quality and a rich expression of tones.

16 Megapixel CMOS sensor for enhanced low-light performance

34x optical zoom and 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom

The COOLPIX L830 features a 34x optical zoom for wide-angle 22.5 mm to super-telephoto 765 mm coverage. Its advanced Dynamic Fine Zoom function allows up to 68x digital zoom.

34x optical zoom and 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom

921k dot tilting LCD monitor

Shoot from a variety of angles with the wide 921k dot tilting monitor. It tilts downwards to 85° and upwards to 90° to allow more versatility with your framing. View everything in stunning detail on the 7.5 cm (3-inch) LCD screen.

921k dot tilting LCD monitor

Sharper images

Forget shakes and blurs. The incredible Hybrid VR combines advanced lens-shift technology and electronic VR (Vibration Reduction) so your videos will always look great even when you’re on the move.

Sharper images

Easy to shoot and zoom

The COOLPIX L830 makes great images easy. The controls are right at your fingertips so you can keep your eyes on the screen the whole time you’re shooting, while its ergonomic shape fits comfortably in your hand. Side zoom control lets you easily adjust the manual focus or snap the lens back toward the wide-angle position. Or simply select Easy Auto Mode and the COOLPIX L830 automatically adjusts the settings for the best possible shot.

Easy to shoot and zoom

Special effects and Quick effects

Like to make holiday memories extra special? Or enhance great moments with family and friends? Give photos and videos your own unique treatment from a choice of Special effects and Quick effects including Skin Softening, Miniature effects and Selective Colour.

Special effects and Quick effects

Exceptional video quality

Enjoy brilliant results from Full (1080p) HD video recording complete with a built-in mic for quality stereo sound. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive, thanks to the built-in HDMI connector.

AA-size battery powered

The COOLPIX L830 uses readily available R6/AA-size alkaline batteries.

Tech Specs

Type Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels 16.0 million
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
Lens NIKKOR lens with 34x optical zoom
Focal length 4.0-136 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5-765 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-number f/3-5.9
Construction 12 elements in 9 groups (2 ED lens elements)
Digital zoom magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3060 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Combination of lens-shift and electronic VR
Motion blur reduction Motion detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (measured from center of front surface of lens) [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity; Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (when zoom is set to middle position) to infinity; (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selection Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot (RGBW), wide viewing angle TFT LCD with 6-level brightness adjustment, tiltable approx. 85° downward, approx. 90° upward
Frame coverage (shooting) Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback) Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Storage media Internal memory (approx. 59 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File system DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG; Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)]; 16M [4608 x 3456]; 8M [3264 x 2448]; 4M [2272 x 1704]; 2M [1600 x 1200]; VGA [640 x 480]; 16:9 [4608 x 2592]; 1:1 [3456 x 3456]
Shooting Modes Easy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Continuous Shooting Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 6.7 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 5), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 2.1 fps and themaximum number of continuous shots is about 33), Continuous H:120 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 50), Continuous H:60 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie 1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/60i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/50i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 240/8x: 320 x 240/4:3, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) ISO 125-1600; ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Exposure metering mode Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/1500-1 s; 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting); 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Range 2 steps (f/3 and f/6 [W])
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5-9.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-29 ft); [T]: 1.5-4.5 m (5-14 ft)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI output Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB); HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output), DC input connector
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries; Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries; Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately); AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)
Battery life (Still pictures) *1 Approx. 390 shots when using alkaline batteries; Approx. 1180 shots when using lithium batteries; Approx. 680 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Movie recording (actual battery life for recording) *2 Approx. 1 h 10 min when using alkaline batteries; Approx. 3 h 55 min when using lithium batteries; Approx. 2 h 5 min when using EN-MH2 batteries
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 111.0 x 75.8 x 91.2 mm (4.4 x 3.0 x 3.6 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 508 g (1 lb 2.0 oz) (including batteries and SD memory card)
Temperature 0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x4), Lens Cap LC-CP28 (with cord), USB Cable UC-E16
Optional accessories AC Adapter EH-67, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, Hand Strap AH-CP1, Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries)
note Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume fresh LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). *1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed. The included batteries are for trial use only. Figures listed for lithium batteries are measured using commercially available FR6/L91 (AA-size) Energizer(R) Ultimate Lithium batteries. *2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.

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