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

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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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
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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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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

        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

        $214

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

        Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

        Super zoom

        $230 - $250

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $190

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        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

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

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

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200 Competitors

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        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

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