Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L820

50

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

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
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS over the Nikon Coolpix L820.

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$199

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$275

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 SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$208

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$259

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly larger

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Avatar for MANOJ MANOJ (5:09 PM, October 06, 2013)
I heard NIKON L820 doesn't have manual setting will it be a drawback