Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS 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 SX740 HS and Nikon Coolpix P900. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a 20.3 MP and Nikon Coolpix P900 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Nikon Coolpix P900
  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Front Nikon Coolpix P900 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 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 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 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 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 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 1/3200 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 15 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) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No 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 No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: 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 1/2000s 1/4000
Internal connections Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 10.5 oz (299 g) includes batteries 32.3 oz (916 g) includes batteries
Size 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in. (110 x 64 x 40 mm) 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in. (140 x 103 x 137 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $379.00 Buy from Amazon for $596.95
Release Date 2018-08-20 2015-04-15