Canon PowerShot SX500 ISNikon Coolpix L820
Top 0%0 points
Top 0%
Top 41%579 points
Top 41%
Maximum light sensitivity
Number of cameras
lowmidhigh
Top 100%
1,028 cameras
400ISO - 273700ISO
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
1600
ISO
3200
ISO
Nikon D5
3280000ISO
Best

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820: 22 facts in comparison

1. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
8fps
167
0

2. weight

129g lighter.
341g
HTC Re: 65.5g
470g
140
0

3. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
1600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
3200ISO
126
0

4. video recording

44.44% better video recording quality.
720 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
108
0

5. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s
79
0

6. width

6.8mm narrower.
69.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76.3mm
75
0

7. pixel density

29.22% higher pixel density.
327ppi
Sony A7: 544ppi
462ppi
75
0

8. volume

18.26% less body volume.
579.69cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 65.29cm³
709.21cm³
70
0

9. height

6mm shorter.
104mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110mm
70
0

10. thickness

4.3mm thinner.
80.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 13mm
84.5mm
69
0

11. resolution

49.93% higher resolution.
784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1108 x 831px
67
0

12. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
36% have it
58
0

13. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
19% have it
47
0

14. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.4
Leica Q (Typ 116): 1
3
41
0

15. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
67% have it
41
0

16. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
720mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
675mm
39
0

17. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
4s
36
0

18. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
61% have it
36
0

19. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
63% have it
36
0

20. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
22.5mm
34
0

21. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
58% have it
34
0

22. has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
10% have it
33
0
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