The Nikon CoolPix L830 has 34x zoom and retails for only $300

Posted Jan 9, 2014

Nikon has announced the Coolpix L830 camera, which has a 34x optical zoom lens and 35mm equivalent focal range of 22.5mm-765mm. The zoom can be extended to 68x with the Nikon Dynamic Fine Zoom.


The Coolpix L830 has a 16-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor and has Nikon’s Lens-shift Vibration Reduction to prevent shaky images. The Vibration Reduction also works with video recording.

The Coolpix L830 records in 1920 x 1080 / 60i movies. The L830 has a tilting LCD screen with around 921,000 dots of resolution. The Coolpix L830 has an Easy Auto Mode and Smart Portrait System. There are 18 scene modes and special effects.

The L830 uses AA batteries that can be replaced easily. The L830 will be available in the colors: black, red, and plum. The L830 will be available this February at a price of around $300.