Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S2700

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

30

Nikon Coolpix S2700

25

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2500 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g

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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Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
210 shots vs 110 shots
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More than 90% more shots per battery charge
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX150 IS110 shots
              S2700210 shots
              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

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $202

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $119

              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

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $113

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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $80 - $90

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              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 S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $65

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

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