Updated (February 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P100

46

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P100

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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 P100.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$340

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $248

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$550

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$263

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

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Kanian (6:55 AM, October 14, 2011)
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Anandkumar Rsvm (1:53 PM, January 03, 2011)
If u r looking for the best camera then go through nikon coolpix p100.