• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 22mm - 896mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1440mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Olympus SP-820UZ over Nikon P600

  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Nikon P600 over Olympus SP-820UZ

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More lens zoom
    60.0x vs 40.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    14 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    7 vs 3 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.9 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P500

Olympus SP-820UZ
Nikon P500
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon P600
Nikon P500
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Less shutter lag

Compared to Canon SX50

Olympus SP-820UZ
Canon SX50
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More pixels
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Nikon P600
Canon SX50
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Canon SX520 HS

Olympus SP-820UZ
Canon SX520 HS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
Nikon P600
Canon SX520 HS
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon SX60

Olympus SP-820UZ
Canon SX60
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Bulb shutter
  • $495
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Nikon P600
Canon SX60
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $495
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • External Mic Jack
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Nikon P610

Olympus SP-820UZ
Nikon P610
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bulb shutter
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon P600
Nikon P610
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
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