Nikon P600 with Canon SX260 HS Comparison

Nikon P600 and Canon SX260 HS Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • June, 2012
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-1440 mm (60x) F3.3-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 25-500 mm (20x) F3.5-6.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 2.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • -
  • Built-In GPS
  • 125 x 85 x 107 mm, 565g.
  • 106 x 61 x 33 mm, 231g.
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Nikon P600 Scores


Imaging score
22
Features score
63
Value for money score
67
Portability score
77
Overall score
51

Canon SX260 HS Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
53
Value for money score
64
Portability score
95
Overall score
47

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS with Nikon Coolpix P600 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Coolpix P600 with Canon PowerShot SX260 HS. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Nikon P600 was released in 2014, and Canon SX260 HS in 2012. Coolpix P600 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX260 HS 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Coolpix P600 is greater than that of PowerShot SX260 HS. 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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Coolpix P600 has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX260 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. Nikon Coolpix P600 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Coolpix P600 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Coolpix P600 PowerShot SX260 HS
Brand Nikon Canon
Model Coolpix P600 PowerShot SX260 HS
Announced February, 2014 June, 2012
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 5
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 461k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
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 0 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/3200 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.50 3.50
Flash Modes TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes 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 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 330 shots 230 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL23 NB-6L
Physical
Weight 565 g 231 g
Physical Dimensions 125 x 85 x 107 mm 106 x 61 x 33 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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