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

37

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

30

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

$157 - $171

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

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

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

Sony Cybershot H70

Travel zoom

$299

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$280

Aperture Much wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L820
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