• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 420.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.5 inch 24.7mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 38.00mm - 380.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon L100 advantages over Sony DSC-H20

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/2.5 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 290 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 38 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony DSC-H20 advantages over Nikon L100

  • Thinner
    47 mm vs 78 mm
    Thinner
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-H10

Nikon L100
Sony DSC-H10
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $300
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
Sony DSC-H20
Sony DSC-H10
  • $279
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • More pixels
  • $300
  • 1/2.5 inch

Compared to Fujifilm S2000HD

Nikon L100
Fujifilm S2000HD
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Faster shutter
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
Sony DSC-H20
Fujifilm S2000HD
  • $279
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Olympus SP-600UZ

Nikon L100
Olympus SP-600UZ
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Faster shutter
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More pixels
Sony DSC-H20
Olympus SP-600UZ
  • $279
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon L110

Nikon L100
Nikon L110
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out
Sony DSC-H20
Nikon L110
  • $279
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon SX130 IS

Nikon L100
Canon SX130 IS
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Faster shutter
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Thinner
Sony DSC-H20
Canon SX130 IS
  • $279
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Less shutter lag
  • Longer exposure
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
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