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

56

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm

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

$185

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159 - $197

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$227

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$199

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$445

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
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Canon

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