50points

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

56points

Nikon Coolpix B500

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
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Nikon Coolpix B500
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50 facts in comparison

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500
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56
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Why is Canon PowerShot SX530 HS better than Nikon Coolpix B500?

  • 100g lighter
    442gvs542g
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has manual shutter speed
  • Has manual focus
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 3mm thinner
    91.9mmvs94.9mm

Why is Nikon Coolpix B500 better than Canon PowerShot SX530 HS?

  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    6400 ISOvs3200 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 4.93x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    7.4fpsvs1.5fps
  • 390shots longer battery life
    600shotsvs210shots
  • Has AF tracking
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/4000svs0.0005s
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • Has a two-stage shutter

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

3.weight

442g

542g

Best

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65.5g

4. higher resolution (screen)

461k dots

921k dots

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

5.has a flash
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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

6.screen size

3"

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Light L16

5"

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

2.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

6.1 x 4.5mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.maximum light sensitivity

3200 ISO

6400 ISO

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

4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

5.widest aperture

f/3.4

f/3

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

6.megapixels

16MP

16MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1280 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.Supports slow motion video recording
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

210shots

600shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

4.can be controlled remotely
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

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.

6.has a HDMI output
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Nikon Coolpix B500

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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