Nikon Coolpix AW100 vs Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix AW100

53

Canon PowerShot A720 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A720 IS.
Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix AW100.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Tough TG-810

Waterproof

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Waterproof

$230

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$94 - $114

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot A720 IS Competitors

Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

Casio Exilim ZR-200

Travel zoom

$644

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Placeholder

Canon PowerShot A610

Digicam

$732

External flash Supports an external flash
Sensor size Larger sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 body only

$965 - $998 with 28-70mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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