Nikon Coolpix L820Sony Alpha a6500
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Top 2%
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Sony Alpha a6500: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.51x more megapixels (main camera).
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

4. 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.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
51200 ISO

5. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

6. weight

17g lighter.
HTC Re: 65.5g

7. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
37% have it

9. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
11% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
50% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
31% have it

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
26% have it

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
25% have it

16. width

43.7mm narrower.
DxO One: 26.2mm

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
46% have it

18. volume

39.67% less body volume.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
72% have it

20. height

43.1mm shorter.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

21. thickness

31.2mm thinner.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

22. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
19% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
17% have it

24. 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.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
35% have it

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
24% have it

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