Compare Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Updated on 11-Apr-2019

Comparison between Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820 Digital Cameras



Remote control No N/A
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected N/A




Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels N/A
Effective pixels 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS

Photography features

Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) N/A
Flash range 5.00 m N/A
External flash No N/A
Continuous drive Yes (0.8 fps) N/A
Metering modes Multi,Center-weighted,Spot N/A
WB Bracketing No N/A
Aperture priority Yes N/A
Shutter priority Yes N/A
Manual exposure mode Yes N/A
Subject / scene modes Yes N/A

Videography features

Format H.264 N/A
Microphone Stereo Mono
Speaker Mono Mono
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) N/A
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 5fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps N/A


ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White balance presets 5 N/A
Custom white balance Yes N/A
Image stabilization Optical Unknown
Uncompressed format No Unknown
Image stabilization notes N/A N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Center Tracking Single Face Detection Live View N/A
Manual focus Yes N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A N/A
Number of focus points N/A N/A

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed No
Screen size 3" N/A
Live view Yes N/A
Viewfinder type None None
Viewfinder coverage N/A N/A
Viewfinder resolution N/A N/A
Screen Resolution N/A N/A
Touch screen No N/A


Environmentally sealed No N/A
Battery Battery Pack AA
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-6L rechargeable battery & charger 4 x AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Oxyride or Lithium)
Battery Life (CIPA) 195 320
Weight (inc. batteries) 341 g (0.75 lb / 12.03oz) 470 g (1.04 lb / 16.58 oz)
Dimensions 104 x 70 x 80 mm (4.09 x 2.76 x 3.15") 111 x 76 x 85 mm (4.37 x 2.99 x 3.35")


camera type Point and Shoot Point and Shoot

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