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

37

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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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 $159.99 vs $275.90
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The best price we've seen is $116 cheaper (more than 40% 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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              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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 L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $216

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $170 - $279

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

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              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

              $189

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $323

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $239

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

              Olympus SZ-10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-12

              Olympus SZ-12

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $139

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S70

              Nikon Coolpix S70

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $159

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $139 - $229

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $78 - $122

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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