Canon Powershot SX40 vs Nikon Coolpix P100

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

52

Nikon Coolpix P100

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P100

Screen size
Large screen
3"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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 P100.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$364

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$350 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon Coolpix P100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$381

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$330

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
External flash Supports an external flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Nikon Coolpix P100
Coolpix P100
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