Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 vs Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

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Nikon Coolpix L820

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Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

Size
Really small
Super compact 84x62x24 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

differences

Advantages of the Konica Minolta X50

Size
Significantly smaller
84x62x24 mm vs 111x76x85 mm
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5.7x smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the X50's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 3.3"
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3.5x thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
155 g vs 470 g
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3x lighter
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Nikon L820

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
23 mm vs 37 mm
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Around 40% better wide angle
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 2.0"
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More than 50% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 115k dots
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More than 8x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 4.9 MP
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Capture around 2x more detail in your photos
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 6 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom
More zoom
29.3x vs 2.8x
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Around 107x more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
8 fps vs 1.9 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The L820's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/1500s vs 1/1000s
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More than 30% faster max shutter speed
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              X50$149.00
              L820$159.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              X501/1000s
              L8201/1500s
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X50400 ISO
              L8203,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $279 - $345

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Toshiba PDR-M21

              Digicam

              Sensor size Larger sensor
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix P7000

              Nikon Coolpix P7000

              Pro digicam

              $315

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $135

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Olympus TG-630 iHS

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $210

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $158

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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