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

Nikon Coolpix L820

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
23 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Super compact 84x62x24 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
 
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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
Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.0"
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More than 50% larger screen
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 resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 115k dots
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More than 8x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 29.3x vs 2.8x
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Around 107x more zoom
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 Significantly 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
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
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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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $480 - $774 body only

        $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier

        Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

        Pro digicam

        $798

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

        Compact

        $179

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1

        Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $186

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,049 - $1,150 body only

        $200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier

        Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227 - $255

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Zoom More zoom
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $194 - $230

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

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $238

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $192

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Super zoom

        $198

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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