• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 26.0x zoom 26mm - 676mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 34.0x zoom 23mm - 765mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Olympus SP-720UZ over Nikon L830

  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open by holding the shutter button down

Nikon L830 over Olympus SP-720UZ

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Lens zoom ratio
    34.0x vs 26.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    20 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 26 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Samsung WB2100

Olympus SP-720UZ
Samsung WB2100
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • HDMI out
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L830
Samsung WB2100
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus

Compared to Nikon L820

Olympus SP-720UZ
Nikon L820
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Bulb shutter
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Nikon L830
Nikon L820
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • HDMI out
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Fujifilm S4800

Olympus SP-720UZ
Fujifilm S4800
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • Bulb shutter
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus
Nikon L830
Fujifilm S4800
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon SX510 HS

Olympus SP-720UZ
Canon SX510 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bulb shutter
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon L830
Canon SX510 HS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus

Compared to Sony H300

Olympus SP-720UZ
Sony H300
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
Nikon L830
Sony H300
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
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