Canon PowerShot G15Nikon Coolpix P7100
Top 50%763 points
Top 50%
Top 48%785 points
Top 48%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100: 56 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

19.80% more megapixels.
12.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
10.10MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
7.44 x 5.58mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
99
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
165ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
165ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
1.30fps
176
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
26% have it
152
0

7. weight

43g lighter.
352g
HTC Re: 65.50g
395g
142
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
46
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
41
132
0

9. 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.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
3200ISO
127
0

10. video recording

1.50x better video recording quality.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
720 x 24fps
115
0

11. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
770shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
350shots
114
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
19.90bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
19.40bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot G15
48% have it
86
0

14. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon PowerShot G15
11% have it
85
0

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s
81
0

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
25% have it
77
0

17. width

29.70mm narrower.
106.60mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76.90mm
76
0

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
26% have it
73
0

19. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11.50Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
10.70Evs
72
0

20. volume

24.43% less body volume.
324.40cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
429.29cm³
71
0

21. height

40.40mm shorter.
75.90mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
116.30mm
71
0

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
23% have it
68
0

23. has built-in optical image stabilization

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 G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
46% have it
67
0

24. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Canon PowerShot G15
9% have it
67
0

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"
59
0

26. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
36% have it
59
0

27. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon PowerShot G15
18% have it
58
0

28. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon PowerShot G15
30% have it
57
0

29. has AF tracking

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 G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
73% have it
57
0

30. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
52% have it
52
0

31. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
88% have it
51
0

32. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot G15
44% have it
50
0

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot G15
Nikon Coolpix P7100
66% have it
49
0

34. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon PowerShot G15
29% have it
49
0

35. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
7.10x
43
0

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