Canon Powershot SX40 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

53

Nikon Coolpix L120

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$345

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$389 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$226

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
Nikon

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