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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7800

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon G16

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The G16's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the G16's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 230 ISO vs 200 ISO
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The G16 has a slight edge (0.2 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 240 fps vs 120 fps
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2x higher fps
Size Smaller 109x76x40 mm vs 118x77x50 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 250s vs 60s
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More than 4x longer exposures
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 2"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 356 g vs 399 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $449.00 vs $546.94
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The best price we've seen is $98 cheaper (around 20% less)
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 360 shots vs 350 shots
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon P7800

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Color depth Better color depth 21.2 bits vs 21 bits
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Distinguishes 0.2 more bits of color
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              G16:f/1.8
              P7800:f/2.0
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              G16:922k dots
              P7800:921k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              G16:Tunnel
              P7800:Digital
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              G16:250s
              P7800:60s
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              G16:$449.00
              P7800:$546.94
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              G16:230 ISO
              P7800:200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              G16:5x
              P7800:7.1x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.7 EV
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              G16:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              P7800:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $420 - $449

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $500 - $599

              Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $619 - $648

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot G16.

              Nikon Coolpix P7800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Pro digicam

              $464

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $347

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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