Nikon D3200 vs Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

Winner
Nikon D3200

55

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

Size
Really small
Compact (93×59×26 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
205 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SD870 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.

competitors

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$473 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

Compact

$399

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Weight Slightly lighter
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$499

True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

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Nikon D3200
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