Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L820

100

Canon Powershot SX40

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10.3 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$276

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
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
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $255

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$603

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Nikon Coolpix L820
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