General

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Nikon Coolpix L120
Brand
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Canon Nikon
Lowest price
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$486.98 $424.00
Announced
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August 2009 February 2011

Sensor

Type
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CCD CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm 1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 14 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None 6,400 ISO

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.8 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 4320 × 3240
Pixel size
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2.4 µm² 2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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2.5" 3"
Resolution
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230k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes No

Lens

Zoom
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20x 21x
Wide angle
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28 mm 25 mm
Telephoto
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560 mm 525 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8 f/3.1
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.7 f/5.8
Macro focus
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0.0 cm 1.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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128×88×87 mm 110×77×78 mm
Depth
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3.4" 3.1"
Weight
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600 g 406 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital None
Viewfinder size
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Unknown n/a

Movies

Format
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720p @ 30fps 720p
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 60fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  1. 320 x 240
  2. 480p
  3. 720p

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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2400 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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540 ms Unknown
Battery life
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340 shots Unknown
Continuous shooting
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0.7 fps 0.7 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/3200s 1/2000s
Min
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15s 8s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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Yes No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
PowerShot SX20 IS
Canon

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Nikon Coolpix L120
Coolpix L120
Nikon

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