43points

Nikon Coolpix L820

83points

Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300

Nikon Coolpix L820
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Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300

Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300

Why is Nikon Coolpix L820 better than Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300?

  • 342g lighter
    470gvs812g
  • Has an optical viewfinder
  • 44.66% less body volume
    709.21cm³vs1279.2528cm³
  • 70.7mm narrower
    76.3mmvs147mm
  • Has a flash
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • 1mm shorter
    110mmvs111mm
  • 33.33% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/3 vs4.5f

Why is Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300 better than Nikon Coolpix L820?

  • 1.52x more megapixels (main camera)
    24.3MPvs16MP
  • 30.35x larger sensor
    35.8 x 23.8mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 25% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    10fpsvs8fps
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 8x higher maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs3200 ISO
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Has AF tracking

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.resolution

1108 x 831px

1358 x 905px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.pixel density

462ppi

544ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

4.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.has an optical viewfinder
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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.

6.Has a built-in focus motor
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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.

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Optics

1.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

35.8 x 23.8mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.widest aperture

f/3

f/4.5

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.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

3.has AF tracking
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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.

4.megapixels

16MP

24.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.maximum light sensitivity

3200 ISO

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 24fps

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.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

870shots

500shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.can be controlled remotely
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

3.Has dual card slots
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It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

4.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
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The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

2.Has focus motor
Nikon Coolpix L820
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

3.Has a metal mount
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A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

4.Is a telephoto lens
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A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.

5.Has rounded aperture blades
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Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

6.Has full-time manual focus
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With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

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