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

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

47

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Olympus SZ-10

40

Olympus SZ10

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
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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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom More zoom 25.4x vs 18x
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Around 2x more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper $115.00 vs $275.90
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The best price we've seen is $161 cheaper (2.4x 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
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $117 - $250

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227 - $255

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $154 - $300

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $2,797 - $3,297 body only

              $4,097 - $4,697 with 70-200mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $238

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Olympus SZ-10 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $210 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus FE-300

              Olympus FE-300

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              Aperture Wider aperture
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus VH-520

              Olympus VH-520

              Travel zoom

              $96 - $157

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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