Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P900.

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 P900. While Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor, Nikon Coolpix P900 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 20.2 has a 20.2 MP and Nikon Coolpix P900 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Nikon Coolpix P900
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Nikon Coolpix P900 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 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Startup Time 2.3 seconds 1.2 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: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Shutter Speed Range 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 15 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) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.5cm (0.2-in.), approx. 921K-dot equivalent LCD, 100% coverage; with the diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1); eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/30p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM 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 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 32.3 oz (916 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in. (140 x 103 x 137 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $401.65 Buy from Amazon for $596.95
Release Date 2015-11-15 2015-04-15