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

35

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 L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $189

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

$229

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$208

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$315

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$230

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$249

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L820
Coolpix L820
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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
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