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

43

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

40

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

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$226

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Larger

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$395 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

$400

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
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