Canon SX700 HS with Nikon P500 Comparison

Canon SX700 HS and Nikon P500 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • February, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 23-810 mm (36x) F3.4-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 160 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 66 x 35 mm, 269g.
  • 116 x 103 x 84 mm, 494g.
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Canon SX700 HS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
60
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51

Nikon P500 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
59
Value for money score
64
Portability score
80
Overall score
47

Nikon Coolpix P500 with Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with Nikon Coolpix P500. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX700 HS was released in 2014, and Nikon P500 in 2011. PowerShot SX700 HS is newer, which is a plus. Coolpix P500 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX700 HS is greater than that of Coolpix P500. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Coolpix P500), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Coolpix P500 has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX700 HS doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX700 HS Coolpix P500
Brand Canon Nikon
Model PowerShot SX700 HS Coolpix P500
Announced February, 2014 February, 2011
Body Type Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Tilting
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50 8.00
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3200 3200
Min Native ISO 100 160
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH EN-EL5
Physical
Weight 269 g 494 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm 116 x 103 x 84 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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