Compared to The best recent super zooms

Rank Out of Score
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS #11 11 43
Nikon Coolpix L120 #6 11 46
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Nikon Coolpix L120
Score Score
Lens
Telephoto lenses 20.5 20.5
Aperture 17.7 16.4
Widest aperture (full zoom) 24.5 24.5
Wide angle 11.8 11.8
Misc
Popularity 5.0 5.0
Sensor
Sensor size 7.3 7.3
Light sensitivity 2.7 2.7
Light sensitivity (boost) 0.0 2.3
Screen
Screen resolution 2.7 10.9
Screen size 7.3 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Movies
Movie format 5.5 5.5
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 18.2 14.5
Continuous shooting 0.2 0.2
Total 123.4 131.6
Best total 283.9 283.9
Score 43 46
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Nikon Coolpix L120
Score Weight Score Weight
Lens
Telephoto lenses
Help
560 mm 30.0 × 68.2 = 20.5 525 mm 30.0 × 68.2 = 20.5
Aperture
Help
f/2.8 65.0 × 27.3 = 17.7 f/3.1 60.0 × 27.3 = 16.4
Widest aperture (full zoom)
Help
f/5.7 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5 f/5.8 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5
Wide angle
Help
28 mm 65.0 × 18.2 = 11.8 25 mm 65.0 × 18.2 = 11.8
Misc
Popularity
Help
6 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0 7 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0
Sensor
Sensor size
Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3 1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3
Light sensitivity
Help
1,600 ISO 10.0 × 27.3 = 2.7 1,600 ISO 10.0 × 27.3 = 2.7
Light sensitivity (boost)
Help
None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0 6,400 ISO 25.0 × 9.1 = 2.3
Screen
Screen resolution
Help
230k dots 15.0 × 18.2 = 2.7 920k dots 60.0 × 18.2 = 10.9
Screen size
Help
2.5" 40.0 × 18.2 = 7.3 3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0
Touch screen
Help
No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
Help
720p @ 30fps 15.0 × 36.4 = 5.5 720p 15.0 × 36.4 = 5.5
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality
Help
Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0 Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
Help
  1. Lens
100.0 × 18.2 = 18.2
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 18.2 = 14.5
Continuous shooting
Help
0.7 fps 5.0 × 4.5 = 0.2 0.7 fps 5.0 × 4.5 = 0.2
Total 123.4 Total 131.6
Best total 283.9 Best total 283.9
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Score 43 Nikon Coolpix L120 Score 46