Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L820

36

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size (111×73×44 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weight
Light-weight
291 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$190

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$289

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

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$199

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$1,091

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Larger

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