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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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

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 SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $479

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$120 - $149

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Zoom Less zoom

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$228

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Super zoom

$435

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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