Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix L830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L830 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L830

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-765mm (34x), f3.0-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 111 x 75.8 x 91.2mm³ (4.4" x 3.0" x 3.6")
  • 508g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix L830

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix L830: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 3200 ISO
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
508g
(16.4 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the lower weight than the Coolpix L830 and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L830

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L830

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)205400
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
767cm³
(48 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L830 are that the camera is faster, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix L830 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the Coolpix L830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Coolpix L830

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L830, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L830, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L830, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Nikon Coolpix L830

17
13

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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