Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

63

Nikon Coolpix L820

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.6"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

Overall image quality Better image quality
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Overall image quality Better image quality
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159 - $197

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$190

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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