Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P950 Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P950.

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 P950. While Canon PowerShot G9 X has 1 inch sensor, Nikon Coolpix P950 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 20.2 has a 20.2 MP and Nikon Coolpix P950 has a 16.0 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot G9 X Nikon Coolpix P950
  Canon PowerShot G9 X Front Nikon Coolpix P950 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Nikon
Megapixels 20.2 16.0
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
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 - 5 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 10 10
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 921,000 dots
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 1-cm (0.39-in.), approx. 2359k-dot OLED with the diopter adjustment function (-3 to +3 m-1); eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/30p) 3840x2160 (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: 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 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, Wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
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 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 7.3 oz (206 g) includes batteries 35.5 oz (1,005 g) includes batteries
Size 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in. (98 x 58 x 31 mm) 5.5 x 4.3 x 5.9 in. (140 x 110 x 150 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $401.65 Buy from Amazon for $799.00
Release Date 2015-11-15 2020-02-01