Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

63

Nikon Coolpix P7100

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Light-weight
Weight
352 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
281 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379

Overall image quality Better image quality
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$452

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$419

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
3D Takes 3D photos
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$501

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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