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

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

52

Nikon Coolpix L820

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Really small
Size
Mid size (107×76×40 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
23 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

$723

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$644

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$169 - $199

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

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

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$229

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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