Canon SX730 HS with Nikon P950 Comparison

Canon SX730 HS and Nikon P950 Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • January, 2020
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-960 mm (40x) F3.3-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 24-2000 mm (83.3x) F2.8-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5.9 fps continuous shooting
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 110 x 64 x 40 mm, 300g.
  • 140 x 110 x 150 mm, 1005g.
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Canon SX730 HS Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
57
Value for money score
66
Portability score
92
Overall score
50

Nikon P950 Scores


Imaging score
36
Features score
83
Value for money score
77
Portability score
54
Overall score
63

Nikon Coolpix P950 with Canon PowerShot SX730 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX730 HS with Nikon Coolpix P950. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX730 HS was released in 2017, and Nikon P950 in 2020. Coolpix P950 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX730 HS 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX730 HS is greater than that of Coolpix P950. 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 P950), 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. At Nikon P950, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Coolpix P950 has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX730 HS doesn’t have. Viewfinder Coolpix P950 has a higher resolution of 2359k dots, PowerShot SX730 HS has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 7.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS has 7.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX730 HS Coolpix P950
Brand Canon Nikon
Model PowerShot SX730 HS Coolpix P950
Announced April, 2017 January, 2020
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 Tilting Articulated
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 90%
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 0 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/300 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.9 fps 7.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00 11.50
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200 6400
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, 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) EN-EL20a lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 290 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 300 g 1005 g
Physical Dimensions 110 x 64 x 40 mm 140 x 110 x 150 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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