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

Canon PowerShot G11 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Winner
Canon PowerShot G11

52

Nikon Coolpix L820

48

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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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 G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10

Pro digicam

$982

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Larger screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

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

$190

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

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

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