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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9500

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot N

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/3.0
Size
Really small
Compact 78x60x29 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon PowerShot N

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size Significantly smaller 78x60x29 mm vs 110x60x31 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the PowerShot N's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The PowerShot N's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.2" vs 1.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 195 g vs 205 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon S9500

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Zoom Significantly more zoom 22x vs 8x
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More than 7.5x more zoom
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 614k dots vs 461k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 7.5 fps vs 2.3 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 230 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $175.00 vs $212.64
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (around 20% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 1s
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4x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              PowerShot N:1s
              S9500:4s

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              PowerShot N:200 shots
              S9500:230 shots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $288

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $230

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon PowerShot N Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot N100

              Canon PowerShot N100

              Pro digicam

              $349 - $352

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $220 - $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Size Larger
              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $83 - $369

              Screen size Much larger screen
              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $451

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Nikon Coolpix S01

              Nikon Coolpix S01

              Ultra compact

              $80

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

              Nikon Coolpix S9500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $327

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Travel zoom

              $194

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $223 - $328

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Significantly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $213

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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