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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$440

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$514 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$169

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$310 - $379

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$389

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P100
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Kanian (6:55 AM, October 14, 2011)
אני רק קונה קנון.נקודהההה
 
Anandkumar Rsvm (1:53 PM, January 03, 2011)
If u r looking for the best camera then go through nikon coolpix p100.