Canon PowerShot N2 vs Nikon Coolpix P600

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Canon PowerShot N2
Nikon Coolpix P600

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Vastly more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a total megapixel count of 16.8MP, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is only a unknownMP digital camera (16.8MP less).
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.3 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P600 (3.3).
Vastly bigger combined zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a combined zoom of 32x, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is only a unknownx combined zoom digital camera (32x smaller).
385g lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 180g digital camera. That's 385g lighter than the Nikon Coolpix P600 (565g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

A lot shorter Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a height of 62mm, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is an 85mm tall digital camera (23mm taller).
Hugely thinner Edit
Canon PowerShot N2 is 32.3mm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 106.5mm deep digital camera (74.2mm thicker).
44.1mm narrower Edit
Canon PowerShot N2 is 80.9mm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 125mm wide digital camera (44.1mm wider).
Vastly longer maximum battery life Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a maximum battery life of 3h. That's 3h longer than the Nikon Coolpix P600 (unknownh). Read more

The maximum battery life is the maximum length of time that the camera could run for if not excessively using the playback features.

A longer battery life allows you use the camera for more days before you need to change the battery or recharge it.

Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
14 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 60x optical zoom digital camera. That's 52x bigger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (60x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 smaller than the Canon PowerShot N2 (6.5).
1,216mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 has a maximum focal length of 1,440mm, but the Canon PowerShot N2 is only a 224mm maximum focal length digital camera (1,216mm shorter).
17% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 4mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot N2 (24mm).
Vastly higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 higher than the Canon PowerShot N2 (6,400).
94% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Nikon Coolpix P600 is 15s maximum shutter speed. That's 14s longer than the Canon PowerShot N2 (15s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 120fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 90fps higher than the Canon PowerShot N2 (120fps).
56MB bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 56MB internal memory digital camera. That's 56MB bigger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (56MB).
7% larger screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 3" screen digital camera. That's 0.2" larger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 460,000 pixels higher than the Canon PowerShot N2 (921,000 pixels).
330.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon Coolpix P600 is 330.00, but the Canon PowerShot N2 only takes 200.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by £18
The Nikon Coolpix P600 costs £18.01 less than the Canon PowerShot N2.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Nikon Coolpix P600 is 71% based on 33 reviews, however the average rating of the Canon PowerShot N2 is 64% (based on 14 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix P600 is 89% based on 60 reviews, however the average rating of the Canon PowerShot N2 is 76% (based on 10 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
Hugely smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has an optical zoom of 8x, but the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 60x optical zoom digital camera (52x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a maximum aperture of 5.9, but the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (0.6 smaller).
6x shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 224mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 1,216mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix P600 (1,440mm).
4mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a minimum focal length of 28mm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera (4mm shorter).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 1s, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 15s maximum shutter speed digital camera (14s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Three times lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a JPEG frame rate of 30fps, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 120fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (90fps higher).
Slightly smaller screen size Edit
Canon PowerShot N2 is only 2.8" screen, but the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Vastly lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a display resolution of 461,000 pixels, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (460,000 pixels higher).
One hundred and thirty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 takes 200.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix P600 only takes 330.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£18 more expensive
The Canon PowerShot N2 is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix P600 by £18.01.
Three months older
The Canon PowerShot N2 is older than the Nikon Coolpix P600 by three months.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot N2 is only 64%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix P600 is 71% (based on 33 reviews).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Canon PowerShot N2 is only 76%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix P600 is 89% (based on 60 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Moderately larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 has a minimum aperture of 3.3, however the Canon PowerShot N2 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.3 smaller).
385g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 has a weight of 565g, but the Canon PowerShot N2 is a 180g digital camera (385g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

28% taller Edit
Nikon Coolpix P600 is 85mm tall. That's 23mm taller than the Canon PowerShot N2 (85mm).
70% thicker Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 106.5mm deep digital camera. That's 74.2mm thicker than the Canon PowerShot N2 (106.5mm).
Wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is a 125mm wide digital camera. That's 44.1mm wider than the Canon PowerShot N2 (125mm).
Less retailers
The Nikon Coolpix P600 is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Canon PowerShot N2 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.

Awards

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Camera Labs: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
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 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16.1MP 16.1MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
8x 60x
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Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
5.9 6.5
BEST
Minimum Aperture
3
BEST
3.3
Maximum Focal Length
224mm 1,440mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
28mm 24mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
5 - 40 4.3 - 258
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 16/11
Combined Zoom
32x Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 6

Focusing

Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞, 2 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
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ISO Speed
 Auto
 100
 200
 320
 3200
 64
 160
 400
 640
 1600
 6400
 Auto
 100
 200
 320
 3200
 64
 160
 400
 640
 1600
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 15s
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Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Interval
2.7s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 4
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 1.7 0.5 - 7.5

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 120fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 56MB
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2.8" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
461,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Fluorescent H
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Fluorescent H
 Incandescent
 Flash
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot mode
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Rotation
 Next
 Rotation
 Next
Scene Mode
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Flower
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Flower

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
180g
BEST
565g
Height
62mm
BEST
85mm
Depth
32.3mm
BEST
106.5mm
Width
80.9mm
BEST
125mm

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NB-9L EN-EL23
Maximum Battery Life
3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots 330 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 3h

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Wrist Strap
 Included wrist strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
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