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Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 58%1,032 points
Top 58%
Top 7%2,273 points
Top 7%
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: 63 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
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 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
38% 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
31% 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
25% have it

18. width

15.7mm narrower.
76.3mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
92mm

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 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
55% have it

21. volume

26.84% less body volume.
709.21cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
969.37cm³

22. 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

23. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
19% have it

24. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

25. 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
47% have it

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