Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Olympus SZ-11

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

40

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Olympus SZ-10

34

Olympus SZ10

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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 SZ10

Size
Really small
Mid size 105x67x37 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L810

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 25.4x vs 18x
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Around 2x more zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Lowest price Cheaper $198.00 vs $275.90
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The best price we've seen is $78 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus SZ10

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Size Smaller 105x67x37 mm vs 111x76x83 mm
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2.6x smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.5" vs 3.3"
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2.2x thinner
Weight Lighter 235 g vs 430 g
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Around 50% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              SZ10:0.9 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $198

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $110

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Super zoom

              $218

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $220

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $425

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Olympus SZ-10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $228

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $184 - $300

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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              discussion

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