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

47

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

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 L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $199

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$350

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$375

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H3

Travel zoom

$233

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
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Canon

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