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

Size
Really small
Standard size 109x74x78 mm
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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Advantages of the Nikon L820

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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)
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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 29.3x vs 15x
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Around 4x more zoom
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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 $179.95 vs $294.89
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The best price we've seen is $115 cheaper (around 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
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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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.

              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
              Weight Light weight Help
              L820:470 g
              L110:406 g
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              L820:3,200 ISO
              L110:1,600 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              L820:29.3x
              L110:15x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $319 - $377

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $110

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              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 slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $390 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $298 body only

              $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $267 - $300

              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

              $229 - $230

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $184

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $224

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

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

              Nikon Coolpix L110 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $425

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              $314

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $161

              Size Significantly smaller
              3D Takes 3D photos
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $198

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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