Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L830 vs Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Nikon Coolpix L820

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Nikon Coolpix L820

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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 Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony CyberShot DSC-H200 over the Nikon Coolpix L820.
 
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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
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 0.8 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Size Smaller 111x76x85 mm vs 123x83x87 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the L820's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 29.3x vs 26.4x
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More than 20% more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 470 g vs 530 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $168.19 vs $238.88
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-H200

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Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 22 mm vs 23 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              L820:3.3"
              DSC-H200:3.4"
              Weight Heavy Help
              L820:470 g
              DSC-H200:530 g
              Size Large Help
              L820:111x76x85 mm
              DSC-H200:123x83x87 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              L820:29.3x
              DSC-H200:26.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $178

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $212

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $223 - $274

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $145

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix L820 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix L820.

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony CyberShot DSC-H200.

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              Nikon Coolpix L820 Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              discussion

              Nikon Coolpix L820
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              jatinder (4:54 PM, July 21, 2013)
              sony has manual focus?