• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 42.0x zoom 24mm - 1000mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 23mm - 675mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Nikon P530 over Nikon L820

  • Lens zoom ratio
    42.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    9 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon L820 over Nikon P530

  • Longer battery life
    540 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon P520

Nikon P530
Nikon P520
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • 24p
  • $412
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon L820
Nikon P520
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $412
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Fujifilm S9400W

Nikon P530
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • 1080p
  • $313
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon L820
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • 1080p
  • $313
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Nikon P530
Samsung WB1100F
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon L820
Samsung WB1100F
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 60p
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Nikon P530
Olympus SP-100
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • 24p
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
Nikon L820
Olympus SP-100
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More dots on screen
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Pentax XG-1

Nikon P530
Pentax XG-1
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • 24p
  • $281
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
Nikon L820
Pentax XG-1
  • $240
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More dots on screen
  • $281
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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