Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L120

45

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$177 - $180

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,300

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Much more expensive

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$590 - $597 body only

$469 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$499

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$235 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
Nikon

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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
PowerShot SX20 IS
Canon

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