Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

84

Nikon Coolpix L820

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Really small
Size
Compact (106×63×33 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
Light-weight
Weight
233 g
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/3
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$229

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Larger
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,497 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

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

$190

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

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

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