Canon PowerShot SX410 is vs Nikon Coolpix P900

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Canon PowerShot SX410 IS
Nikon Coolpix P900

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4MP higher megapixel Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a megapixel of 20MP, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is only a 16MP digital camera (4MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

More total megapixels Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a total megapixels of 20.5MP, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is only a 16.76MP digital camera (3.74MP less).
Built-in microphone Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a built-in microphone, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone.
£210 cheaper
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is costs £210.05 less than the Nikon Coolpix P900.
10 Reasons For
43x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has an optical zoom of 83x, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 40x optical zoom digital camera (43x smaller). 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.

0.2 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a maximum aperture number of 6.5, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 6.3 maximum aperture digital camera (0.2 bigger).
Smaller minimum aperture number Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 2.8 minimum aperture. That's 0.6 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (2.8).
52% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 2,000mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 1,040mm longer than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (2,000mm).
4,800 higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Nikon Coolpix P900 is 6,400 maximum ISO speed, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (4,800 lower).
691,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (691,000 pixels lower).
GPS (satellite) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a GPS (satellite), however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is does not have a GPS (satellite). Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

One hundred and seventy-five more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a digital camera that takes 360.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is only takes 185.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Available from 13 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
More popular
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 28348 by sales volume in our digital cameras, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is ranks No. 41341.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Two times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has an optical zoom of 40x, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is an 83x optical zoom digital camera (43x 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.

Slightly bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 6.3 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (0.2 smaller).
18% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a minimum aperture number of 3.4. That's 0.6 larger than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (2.8).
1,040mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only 960mm maximum focal length. That's 1,040mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix P900 (2,000mm).
Three times lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 1,600, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (4,800 higher).
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only 230,000 pixels display resolution, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (691,000 pixels higher).
Does not have a GPS (satellite) Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is does not have a GPS (satellite), however the Nikon Coolpix P900 has a GPS (satellite). Read more

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

One hundred and seventy-five less battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is 185.00, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 only takes 360.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Canon PowerShot SX410 IS, whereas 14 shops sell the Nikon Coolpix P900. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Worse selling
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is ranks No. 41341 by sales volume, however the Nikon Coolpix P900 ranks No. 28348.
4 Reasons Against
25% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a megapixel of 16MP, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 20MP digital camera (4MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

3.74MP less total megapixels Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 has a total megapixels of 16.76MP, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 20.5MP digital camera (3.74MP more).
Does not have a built-in microphone Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P900 does not have a built-in microphone, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a built-in microphone.
£210 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix P900 is more expensive than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is by £210.05.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
20MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
20.5MP
BEST
16.76MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
40x 83x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.3 6.5
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
3.4 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
960mm 2,000mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 172 4.3 - 357
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
12/11 16/12
Combined Zoom
160x Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 6

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
0.05 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0 - 0.5 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
0 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.014 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
1.4 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
0 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 64
 320
 640
 3200
 6400
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 64
 320
 640
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
1,600 6,400
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 15s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Pre-flash
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
1.4 - 2.7 5 - 7
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 5 0.5 - 11.5

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 640x480@100fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@120fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 640x480@100fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

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

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
BEST
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Camera Playback
 Single image
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Thumbnails
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Scene Modes
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
308g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
69.1mm 103.2mm
Depth
85.1mm 137.4mm
Width
104.4mm 139.5mm
Weight (including Battery)
325g
BEST
899g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
NB-11LH EN-EL23
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
185 shots 360 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6h

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
CameraWindow DC Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
User Guide
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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