Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L820 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix L820 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L820 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix L820

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 22-675mm (30x), f3.0-5.8
  • No WiFi
  • 111 x 76.3 x 84.5mm³ (4.4" x 3.0" x 3.3")
  • 470g (15.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix L820

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix L820: 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 SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L820 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix L820

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)108
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 3200 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L820

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix L820

Longer battery life (3, photos)325400
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
470g
(15.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
716cm³
(45 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L820 are that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 7 points for the Coolpix L820.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix L820

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L820 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix L820

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix L820, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix L820, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix L820, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix L820, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Nikon Coolpix L820

23
7

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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