• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 855.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon L840 advantages over Fujifilm XP120

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    855 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 740 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Fujifilm XP120 advantages over Nikon L840

  • Less expensive
    $134 vs $209
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Thinner
    27 mm vs 96 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    17 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    203g vs 538g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic LZ30

Nikon L840
Panasonic LZ30
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
Fujifilm XP120
Panasonic LZ30
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon L830

Nikon L840
Nikon L830
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoots 60p video
Fujifilm XP120
Nikon L830
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Nikon L840
Fujifilm XP90
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP90
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Nikon B500

Nikon L840
Nikon B500
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
Fujifilm XP120
Nikon B500
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm XP130

Nikon L840
Fujifilm XP130
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP130
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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