Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S2700

Winner
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
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2500 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
2 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 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
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 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
Longer battery life
210 shots vs 110 shots
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More than 90% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
94x57x20 mm vs 113x73x46 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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.99 vs $176.69
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The best price we've seen is $37 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS$176.69
              S2700$139.99
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX150 IS12x
              S27006x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              SX150 ISf/3.4
              S2700f/3.5

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $129

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $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 - $286

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $309 - $430

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $208

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $106

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger

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