Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P7100

39

Canon Powershot SX40

33

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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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

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

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$556

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$641

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

Battery life Much longer battery life
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$345 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P7100
Coolpix P7100
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