coolpix-s30-camera-e1338322002348Earlier this year I put together a full review of the Nikon S30 camera after Nikon sent me the unit as a loaner for a couple of weeks during a trip to Miami. I loved it so much that I recently purchased one for an upcoming trip after this particular model went on sale at our local Walmart for $88.00. As you can see from the video, the camera does a fantastic job shooting and recording underwater. 

The camera offers a 10.1 megapixel image sensor, producing sharp images and high-quality HD movies. There is a 3x wide angle zoom on the camera as well. The only thing I recommend is that you double check the settings before you start shooting as there is a frame feature that allows you to take photos within custom frames. If you don’t want frames around your photos, then make sure this is disabled.

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My son threw this camera on concrete and smashed it a few times in the pool for testing purposes. It is shock proof and perfect for little clumsy hands. If you are looking for a camera you can hand over to your kids, have fun with in the pool and take quality photos and video, I highly recommend the Nikon S30. There are plenty of toy cameras out there, but don’t let them fool you. The quality doesn’t even compare to that of a regular digital camera AND they are not waterproof.

You can find this camera on Amazon.com right now in 3 colors – blue, pink and white. It is currently on sale for $74.95.