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

Canon PowerShot G11 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot G11

40

Nikon Coolpix L820

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G11

Really small
Size
Mid size (112×76×48 mm)
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
1000 shots
Thin
Thickness
1.9"
 

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 G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$999

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$255

Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$169 - $230

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

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