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

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

100

Nikon Coolpix L120

85

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)

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

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$550

Zoom More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$229

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax Optio RZ10

Pentax Optio RZ10

Travel zoom

$283

Size Smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Super zoom

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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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...