Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Coolpix P900 vs Canon PowerShot SX720 HS.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Coolpix P900 and Canon PowerShot SX720 HS. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Nikon Coolpix P900 has a 16.1 MP and Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Nikon Coolpix P900 Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
  Nikon Coolpix P900 Front Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Canon
Megapixels 16.1 20.3
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 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings 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) Auto, ISO 80-3200
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode 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) Auto, ISO 80-3200
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/3200 - 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 (230,400 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes No
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 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 No
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p) 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (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 1/4000
Internal connections Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0 Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS Yes No
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 32.3 oz (916 g) includes batteries 9.5 oz (270 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in. (140 x 103 x 137 mm) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.4 in. (110 x 64 x 36 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $596.95 Buy from Amazon for $299.28
Release Date 2015-04-15 2016-03-15