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

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L820

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Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

21

Runner-up

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
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

Size
Really small
Super compact (84×62×24 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50.
Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.

differences

Advantages of the Konica Minolta X50

Size
Significantly smaller
84×62×24 mm vs 111×76×85 mm
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5.7x smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3
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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
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2"
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More than 50% larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 115k dots
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More than 8x higher resolution screen
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 6.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Zoom
More zoom
29.3x vs 2.8x
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Around 107x more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly 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 6 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" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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recommendations

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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              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 D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $500

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $240 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Fujifilm FinePix XP50

              Waterproof

              $189

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $362 - $398

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $749 - $900 body only

              $849 with 28-135mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $750 body only

              $1,049 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $200 - $247

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $110 - $168

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $174

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $155

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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