Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L120

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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$364

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$220

3D Takes 3D photos
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159 - $197

Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

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