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

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

54

Nikon Coolpix L120

50

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

Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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 P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$305

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$190

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 L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$226

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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...