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

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Olympus SZ-10

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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
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 $189.00 vs $275.90
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The best price we've seen is $87 cheaper (more than 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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recommendations

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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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $190

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $178

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $273 body only

              $427 - $489 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $175 - $279

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $160 - $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $312

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $244

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $212

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

              Olympus SZ-10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S210

              Nikon Coolpix S210

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $205

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              $240

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Olympus SZ-14

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $130

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              appearance

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              discussion

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