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Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 55%1,752 points
Top 55%
Top 14%3,366 points
Top 14%
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 62 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.25% more megapixels (main camera).
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

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
10fps

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% have it

5. 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
12800 ISO

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
330shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. weight

22g lighter.
470g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
39% 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. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

12. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

13. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

14. pixel density

1.95% higher pixel density.
462ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
471ppi

15. resolution

0.13% higher resolution.
1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

19. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

20. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
48% have it

21. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
66% have it

22. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
58% have it

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
45% have it

24. volume

26.84% less body volume.
709.21cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
969.37cm³

25. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
30% have it

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