• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 26mm - 130mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30mm - 90mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Nikon L30 over Nikon S32

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/3.1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • More lens zoom
    5.0x vs 3.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Longer battery life
    320 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    29 mm vs 40 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    26 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Nikon S32 over Nikon L30

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    11 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.7 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S31

Nikon L30
Nikon S31
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $200
  • 1/3 inch
  • Waterproof
Nikon S32
Nikon S31
  • $120
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • More pixels
  • $200
  • 1/3 inch
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon L28

Nikon L30
Nikon L28
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
Nikon S32
Nikon L28
  • $120
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon L30
Fujifilm AX650
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S32
Fujifilm AX650
  • $120
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Nikon L32

Nikon L30
Nikon L32
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
Nikon S32
Nikon L32
  • $120
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Nikon S33

Nikon L30
Nikon S33
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $135
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S32
Nikon S33
  • $120
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • $135
  • 1/3.1 inch
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