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

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

52

Nikon Coolpix L120

48

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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$449

Aperture Much wider aperture
Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$663 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$175 - $178

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$147 - $160

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

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed

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...