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

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

43

Nikon Coolpix L120

39

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
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)
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 L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159 - $197

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$500 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150

Aperture Wider aperture
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$185

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$220

3D Takes 3D photos
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159 - $197

Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
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...