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

66

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

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 B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$218 - $257

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$1,006

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

$795 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$150

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$238

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$320 - $399

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom More zoom
Size 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