Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Nikon D5200

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Nikon D5200

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L820

60

Nikon D5200

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
24.2 bits
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 30 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L820.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$200

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$289

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$212

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$444 body only

$516 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$379 - $611 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality

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