Updated (February 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Nikon D3100

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L120

38

Nikon D3100

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Really small
Size
Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

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

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
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

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$325 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$299 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality

discussion

Nikon Coolpix L120
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