Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P7100

41

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)
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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

$380

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$600

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$351

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$397

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$398 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$235 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P7100
Coolpix P7100
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