37points

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

52points

Nikon Coolpix B500

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Comparison winner
Nikon Coolpix B500
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Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Nikon Coolpix B500

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
37
points
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
52
points
Nikon Coolpix B500

Why is Canon PowerShot SX420 IS better than Nikon Coolpix B500?

  • 2.27% larger sensor
    ?

    6.17 x 4.55mmvs6.1 x 4.5mm
  • 25% more megapixels (main camera)
    20MPvs16MP
  • 217g lighter
    325gvs542g
  • Has manual focus
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 27.68% less body volume
    609.96cm³vs843.381045cm³
  • 2x greater zoom range
    ?

    42xvs40x
  • 108mm longer maximum focal length
    ?

    1.01mvs900mm

Why is Nikon Coolpix B500 better than Canon PowerShot SX420 IS?

  • 4x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    6400 ISOvs1600 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 14.8x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    7.4fpsvs0.5fps
  • 405shots longer battery life
    ?

    600shotsvs195shots
  • 1.8x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 30fpsvs720 x 25fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • 691k dots higher resolution (screen)
    ?

    921k dotsvs230k dots

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
3.lighter
?

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

325g

542g

4. higher resolution (screen)
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A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

230k dots

921k dots

5.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
6. less body volume
?

Best

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

65.29cm³

609.96cm³

843.38cm³

Optics

1.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
2. larger sensor
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

6.17 x 4.55mm

6.1 x 4.5mm

3. wider aperture at minimum focal length
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

f/3.5

f/3

4.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
5. higher maximum light sensitivity
?

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

1600 ISO

6400 ISO

6. greater zoom range
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

42x

40x

Videography

1. better video recording quality (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Leica Q2

1080 x 120fps

720 x 25fps

1080 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
3.Supports slow motion video recording
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
2. more microphone(s)
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Fujifilm X-T30 + Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS

2

1

2

Battery

1. longer battery life
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

195shots

600shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
Nikon Coolpix B500
6. newer USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujifilm X-T30 + Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS

3.1

2

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