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

58

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
23 mm
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Super zoom

$298

External flash Supports an external flash
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$245

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon Coolpix L100

Nikon Coolpix L100

Super zoom

$399

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Travel zoom

$261

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$655 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Travel zoom

$275

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

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