Compared to The best recent super zooms

Rank Out of Score
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS #36 36 54
Nikon Coolpix P100 #35 36 59
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Nikon Coolpix P100
Score Score
Lens
Telephoto lenses 20.5 23.9
Aperture 17.7 17.7
Widest aperture (full zoom) 24.5 24.5
Wide angle 11.8 11.8
Misc
Popularity 5.0 5.0
Sensor
Sensor size 7.3 7.3
Light sensitivity 2.7 4.1
Light sensitivity (boost) 0.0 0.0
Screen
Screen resolution 2.7 5.5
Screen size 7.3 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Movies
Movie format 5.5 9.1
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 18.2 14.5
Continuous shooting 0.2 0.9
Total 123.4 134.3
Best total 225.9 225.9
Score 54 59
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Nikon Coolpix P100
Score Weight Score Weight
Lens
Telephoto lenses
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560 mm 30.0 × 68.2 = 20.5 678 mm 35.0 × 68.2 = 23.9
Aperture
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f/2.8 65.0 × 27.3 = 17.7 f/2.8 65.0 × 27.3 = 17.7
Widest aperture (full zoom)
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f/5.7 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5 f/5 90.0 × 27.3 = 24.5
Wide angle
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28 mm 65.0 × 18.2 = 11.8 26 mm 65.0 × 18.2 = 11.8
Misc
Popularity
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299,874 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0 366,657 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0
Sensor
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm 20.0 × 36.4 = 7.3
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 10.0 × 27.3 = 2.7 3,200 ISO 15.0 × 27.3 = 4.1
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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230k dots 15.0 × 18.2 = 2.7 460k dots 30.0 × 18.2 = 5.5
Screen size
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2.5" 40.0 × 18.2 = 7.3 3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
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720p @ 30fps 15.0 × 36.4 = 5.5 1080p @ 30fps 25.0 × 36.4 = 9.1
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality
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Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0 Unknown 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
100.0 × 18.2 = 18.2
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 18.2 = 14.5
Continuous shooting
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0.7 fps 5.0 × 4.5 = 0.2 10 fps 20.0 × 4.5 = 0.9
Total 123.4 Total 134.3
Best total 225.9 Best total 225.9
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Score 54 Nikon Coolpix P100 Score 59