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
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 D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100

Super zoom

$214

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$431 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$399

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$649

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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Showing 2 comments

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.