Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L830 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L820

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Nikon Coolpix L820

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Nikon Coolpix L110

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Nikon Coolpix L110

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L820

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L110

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
220 ms shutter lag
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L820

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the L820's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom More zoom 29.3x vs 15x
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Around 4x more zoom
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
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 1 fps
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8x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The L820's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Cheaper $168.19 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $131 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L110

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Size Slightly smaller 109x74x78 mm vs 111x76x85 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 406 g vs 470 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              L820:3.3"
              L110:3.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              L820:470 g
              L110:406 g
              Size Large Help
              L820:111x76x85 mm
              L110:109x74x78 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              L820:111x76x85 mm
              L110:109x74x78 mm
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              L820:29.3x
              L110:15x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $239

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $198

              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $329 - $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $648 body only

              $200 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag

              Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188 - $198

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $235 - $274

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Nikon Coolpix L110 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $260

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $300

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Olympus VH-520

              Olympus VH-520

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $96

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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