Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S2700

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Nikon Coolpix S2700

25

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Thickness
Thin
0.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S2700.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.4 vs f/3.5
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S2700

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
210 shots vs 110 shots
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More than 90% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
95×58×21 mm vs 113×73×46 mm
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3.3x smaller
Weight
Lighter
125 g vs 306 g
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2.4x lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1.8"
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2.2x thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX150 IS110 shots
              S2700210 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              SX150 ISf/3.4
              S2700f/3.5

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $218

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $231

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $213

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $188

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $90

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $200

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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