Nikon S9900 with Canon SX40 HS Comparison

Nikon S9900 and Canon SX40 HS Main Features

  • February, 2015
  • September, 2011
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.7-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 24-840 mm (35x) F2.7-5.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 2" Articulated Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 7.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • -
  • 112 x 66 x 40 mm, 289g.
  • 123 x 92 x 108 mm, 600g.
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Nikon S9900 Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
59
Value for money score
66
Portability score
93
Overall score
50

Canon SX40 HS Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
60
Value for money score
66
Portability score
75
Overall score
49

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS with Nikon Coolpix S9900 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Coolpix S9900 with Canon PowerShot SX40 HS. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Nikon S9900 was released in 2015, and Canon SX40 HS in 2011. Coolpix S9900 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX40 HS 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of Coolpix S9900 is greater than that of PowerShot SX40 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. Nikon S9900 has a larger 3-inch Articulated screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Articulated screen.
PowerShot SX40 HS has electronic viewfinder, and the Coolpix S9900 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 S9900 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon Coolpix S9900 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Coolpix S9900 PowerShot SX40 HS
Brand Nikon Canon
Model Coolpix S9900 PowerShot SX40 HS
Announced February, 2015 September, 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 0
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Articulated Articulated
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 230k 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 0 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/3200 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.00 7.00
Flash Modes n/a Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type 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 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
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 Built-In 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 300 shots 380 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19 NB-10L
Physical
Weight 289 g 600 g
Physical Dimensions 112 x 66 x 40 mm 123 x 92 x 108 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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