Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S9500

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

100

Nikon Coolpix S9500

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact (106×63×33 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9500

Size
Really small
Compact (110×60×31 mm)
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS.
Explore our gallery of 40 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S9500.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$229

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,497 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger

Nikon Coolpix S9500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Travel zoom

$219 - $297

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Travel zoom

$199

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$197

Size Smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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RFT (7:12 PM, June 20, 2013)
Your sites shows the Canon SX280 HS as having in-camera HDR.

IT DOES NOT ... at least from what I can tell looking at the manual or Canon's site.