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

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L120

53

Nikon D3100

40

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

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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 L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$229

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$208

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Significantly larger

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$431 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$329 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$380 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality

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