Updated (February 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

47

Nikon Coolpix L120

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$399

GPS Has a GPS
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$340

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$226

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$338 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Larger

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:45 PM, July 09, 2012)
So it is, thanks for pointing that out, we hate to have mistakes on our comparison, so we will fix that up soon.
 
NikUser (7:35 PM, July 07, 2012)
who said L120 has lens based image stabilization??? its not true. L120 has Sensor shift image stabilization. check yourself.
 
Arunabh (9:52 AM, April 25, 2012)
good comparision..thanks...