Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot G11 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Canon PowerShot G11 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot G11

42

Nikon Coolpix L820

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G11

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
1000 shots
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G11.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G11 Competitors

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$438

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$644

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$224

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$120 - $177

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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