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

31

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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 B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$189

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$189

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

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Travel zoom

$200

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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