Nikon Coolpix L820Sony Alpha a6500
Top 57%1,059 points
Top 57%
Top 1%2,416 points
Top 1%
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
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Top specs and features

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

1. megapixels

1.51x more megapixels.
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.2MP

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.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

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

5. weight

17g lighter.
470g
HTC Re: 65.5g
453g

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
870shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
350shots

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 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
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

11. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
11% have it

12. width

43.7mm narrower.
76.3mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
120mm

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 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
25% have it

16. has a microphone in

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

17. height

43.1mm shorter.
110mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
66.9mm

18. 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

19. thickness

31.2mm thinner.
84.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
53.3mm

20. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
30% have it

21. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
23% have it

22. 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

23. 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

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony Alpha a6500
15% have it

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