While you go to buy a nice digital camera for your personal use, you might need to consider few parameters to make sure that you are buying the right thing. Budget is the top most priority and so you cannot ignore it anyway. So, let’s suppose that now a friend told you to get Nikon digital camera within the budget because, it’s the best you can buy. Let’s compare their specifications and see what is suitable for you:
Nikon Coolpix P510 is 16.1 megapixels small digital cameras with its high resolution quality images whereas; Nikon Coolpix L820 is 16 megapixels with its small body but it does not support some of the features of the latter.
Nikon Coolpix P510 has a feature of GPS so you can tag your location wherever you are. It also has a better ISO, this means it is better with the sensitivity of light. The range of built in flash is better than it is fixed in L820. Secondly, the screen of P510 can be flipped out unlike L820 and so you can take a better image. The zoom of L820 is 29.3x and P510 has much larger zoom of that with 41.7x. The telephoto zoom of both the cameras makes a huge difference. L820 has 675 mm zoomed whereas; P510 has 1000 mm zoomed.
The most interesting part is that P510 has the feature of HDR which brighter your image quality and you really get a clear image with better lights in it. Also, it is Wi-Fi supported unlike, L820. To that point, we should not forget that L820 has 33% better battery life than the other one. Also it is faster than P510 when it comes to continuous shoot.
Nikon Coolpix P510 has the image stabilizer as well. This means whatever lens may be used; the image will not be blurred. Nikon Coolpix L820 does not support the feature of image stabilizer. P510 has the feature of auto focus lock which will let your image to be focused automatically and it will make sure that it has captured the correct amount of light and exact focus that you wanted to make. You will not get out of focus images in that way.
Both of those cameras have a limited amount of shutter speed like other cameras. P510 can shoot on 1/4000s the maximum and L820 will do it to 1/1500s only. L820 is thinner than P510 and cheap in price.
The bottom line is that Nikon Coolpix P510 is for those who do not know about photography that much and so it is user friendly and its features are easy in use. Coming to Nikon Coolpix L820, it is for the ones who want the real zoomed in images also they want to save their money.
So, we conclude that both do not have that many differences as one would think of. Therefore, as a beginner in photography, one can choose any of those cameras, mentioned above but make sure it fits into your budget.