Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Olympus SP-620 UZ

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-610 UZ

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus SP-610 UZ over the Nikon Coolpix L810.
 
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Advantages of the Nikon L810

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the L810's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom Slightly more zoom 25.4x vs 22x
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More than 30% more zoom
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Advantages of the Olympus SP-610 UZ

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Size Smaller 107x72x73 mm vs 111x76x83 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The SP-610 UZ's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Slightly thinner 2.9" vs 3.3"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 405 g vs 430 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        1 cm
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        L810:3.3"
        SP-610 UZ:2.9"
        Weight Heavy Help
        L810:430 g
        SP-610 UZ:405 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        L810:1.2 fps
        SP-610 UZ:1.1 fps
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        L810:111x76x83 mm
        SP-610 UZ:107x72x73 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        L810:430 g
        SP-610 UZ:405 g
        Thickness Thin Help
        L810:3.3"
        SP-610 UZ:2.9"
        Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
        Can only preview photos on the screen
        External flash No external flash support Help
        Less expandable
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        L810:1,600 ISO
        SP-610 UZ:3,200 ISO
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        L810:25.4x
        SP-610 UZ:22x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $115

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $163

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $219 - $230

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

        Super zoom

        $208

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $232

        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

        Super zoom

        $265

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

        Super zoom

        $179 - $275

        Zoom More zoom
        Size Slightly smaller
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $249 - $267

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Size Slightly larger

        Olympus SP-610 UZ Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Olympus Stylus Tough 6010

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Significantly thinner
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Olympus SP-550 UZ

        Olympus SP-550 UZ

        Super zoom

        $529

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Placeholder

        Samsung Digimax U-CA 401

        Ultra compact

        Size Smaller
        Storage slots Has more storage slots
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Olympus Stylus 400

        Olympus Stylus 400

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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