With its powerful 26x optical zoom and intuitive controls, the 20.2-megapixel L330 opens up more photographic possibilities. Its high-performance lens delivers exquisite clarity for wide-angle panoramas, extreme close-ups and everything in between. Use its Auto Mode for hassle-free shooting so you never miss the moment. A large 3-inch HVGA anti-reflective monitor lets you comfortably preview shots in any lighting.
The L330 sports an impressive high-performance 26x optical zoom lens. Shoot landscapes and crowd shots with ease. Zoom in for dramatic close-ups. Or capture highly detailed macros from only 1cm away.
With a high-resolution 20.2-megapixel image sensor, you’ll capture crisp images with brilliant colours. Easy Auto Mode accurately senses the scene and instantly adjusts camera settings. For maximum sharpness in images and videos, the L330’s lens-shift Vibration Reduction minimises camera shake while the integrated handgrip helps stabilize your hand.
With its ergonomic body and user-friendly controls, the L330 offers pure photographic enjoyment. View your shots in any lighting through its large 3-inch HVGA screen with anti-reflective coating. When a power outlet is not available, simply use 4 standard AA batteries to power the camera.
Record HD videos in high-quality 720p format with the simple press of a button. During recording, you can adjust the zoom lens to capture the moment up close or go wide to take in the entire scene.
Remarkably, this compact body contains a NIKKOR lens with a powerful 26x optical zoom covering from wide-angle 22.5 mm to super-telephoto 585 mm*, allowing perfect framing of a variety of scenes. What’s more, lens-shift VR (Vibration Reduction) compensates for camera shake to keep results sharp at all times.
* 35mm format equivalent.
With 20.2 effective megapixels, the camera is able to capture high-resolution images that make excellent photo prints.
With simple and intuitive operation, you can capture any subject near or far with brilliant results. For instance, in Easy auto mode you simply turn on the camera and start shooting, with automatic selection of the most appropriate choice among Portrait, Night portrait, Night landscape, Landscape, Backlighting and Close-up scene modes, enabling capture of images exactly as you imagine them.
Take life easy, with the help of a handgrip designed to ensure an extra-firm hold for minimal camera shake. The large 7.5 cm/3-in. approx. 460k-dot Clear color display offers clear viewing so it’s easy to frame your shot, watch taken pictures, and make menu settings.
The camera runs on readily available R6/AA-size alkaline or rechargeable batteries, eliminating your worries about running out of power wherever you take it.
Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels
1/2.3-in. type CCD; approx. 20.48 million total pixels
NIKKOR lens with 26x optical zoom
4.0-104.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5-585 mm lens in 35mm  format)
12 elements in 9 groups (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2340 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
[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)
Center, face detection
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 43 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Still pictures: JPEG Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM monaural)
Image size (pixels)
20M (High) [5152 x 3864(fine)] 20M [5152 x 3864] 10M [3648 x 2736] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [5120 x 2880] 1:1 [3864 x 3864]
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, Panorama assist, Pet portrait), Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 4), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
720/30p (default setting): 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
1/1500-1 s 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3.3 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.1 and f/9.9 [W])
Approx. 10 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.5-5.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-16 ft) [T]: 1.5-2.5 m (5 ft-8 ft 2 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) DC input connector
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
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)
Approx. 370 shots when using alkaline batteries Approx. 960 shots when using lithium batteries Approx. 580 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Movie recording (actual battery life for recording) *2
Approx. 1 h 40 min when using alkaline batteries Approx. 4 h 40 min when using lithium batteries Approx. 2 h 50 min when using EN-MH2 batteries
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 111.1 x 76.3 x 83.3 mm (4.4 x 3.1 x 3.3 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 430 g (15.2 oz) (including batteries and SD memory card)
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x4), Lens Cap LC-CP25 (with cord), USB Cable UC-E16, ViewNX 2 CD
AC Adapter EH-67, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, 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)
1. 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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