Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot SX70 HS and Nikon Coolpix B500. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot SX70 HS has a 20.3 MP and Nikon Coolpix B500 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Nikon Coolpix B500
  Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Front Nikon Coolpix B500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.3 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 3200 Min 125 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-800), 100-3200 Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode No No
JPEG Buffer Size 7
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support UHS-I compliant
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 255 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Weight 21.4 oz (608 g) includes batteries 19.1 oz (541 g) includes batteries
Size 5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (127 x 91 x 116 mm) 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in. (114 x 78 x 96 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $549.00 Buy from Amazon for $256.95
Release Date 2018-11-30 2016-04-15