• 1/3.1 inch 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 3.0x zoom 29mm - 87mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 26mm - 130mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Nikon S32 over Nikon L30

  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • High-res screen
    77k vs 0k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Nikon L30 over Nikon S32

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

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon S31

Nikon S32
Nikon S31
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • More pixels
  • $85
  • 1/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
Nikon L30
Nikon S31
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $85
  • 1/3 inch

Compared to Nikon L28

Nikon S32
Nikon L28
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L30
Nikon L28
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon S32
Fujifilm AX650
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L30
Fujifilm AX650
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Nikon S3500

Nikon S32
Nikon S3500
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L30
Nikon S3500
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 135

Nikon S32
Canon 135
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L30
Canon 135
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • High-res screen
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