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

51

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$403 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$399 - $420 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$293

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
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