Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P7100

42

Canon Powershot SX40

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (114×77×45 mm)
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$360

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$400

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$400 - $448

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Coolpix P7100
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