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
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
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 SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$214

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$399

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

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$229

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$208

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger

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