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

Samsung WB800F

Samsung WB800F

Travel zoom

Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$198 - $228

Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$399

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$439

Size Smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$497

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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.