Nikon S9900 with Sony HX30V Comparison

Nikon S9900 and Sony HX30V Main Features

  • February, 2015
  • February, 2012
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.7-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 25-500 mm (20x) F3.2-5.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 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
  • Built-In GPS
  • 112 x 66 x 40 mm, 289g.
  • 107 x 62 x 35 mm, 254g.
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Nikon S9900 Scores


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

Sony HX30V Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
55
Value for money score
62
Portability score
94
Overall score
47

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V with Nikon Coolpix S9900 Overview


Let's compare Nikon Coolpix S9900 with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Nikon S9900 was released in 2015, and Sony HX30V in 2012. Coolpix S9900 is newer, which is a plus. Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of Coolpix S9900 is greater than that of Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V. However, the difference of 2 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.
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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Brand Nikon Sony
Model Coolpix S9900 Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Announced February, 2015 February, 2012
Body Type Compact Compact
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 Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 921k pixels 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None 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
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/1600 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 7.10
Flash Modes n/a Auto, On, Off, 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 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 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 6400 12800
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, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In 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 300 shots 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19 NP-BG1
Physical
Weight 289 g 254 g
Physical Dimensions 112 x 66 x 40 mm 107 x 62 x 35 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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