Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X 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 G9 X and Nikon Coolpix B500. While Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor, Nikon Coolpix B500 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 20.2 has a 20.2 MP and Nikon Coolpix B500 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Nikon Coolpix B500
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Nikon Coolpix B500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.2 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.7x n/a
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 125 - Max 12800 Min 125 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Startup Time 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center) Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; *Available when using Auto mode
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/1500 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 10 7
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 921,000 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/30p) 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
Microphone Jack No No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 19.1 oz (541 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 in. (114 x 78 x 96 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $401.65 Buy from Amazon for $256.95
Release Date 2015-11-15 2016-04-15