Canon SX280 HS
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Nikon S9500
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Best price $228
  • 13% more battery life 260 shots vs 230 shots
  • Slightly cheaper street price $228 vs $242
  • Has longer exposure available 15 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 2 f-stops 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 14 shots per sec vs 8 shots per sec

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S9500

Best price
$242
  • Weighs a little bit less than the SX280 HS 7.3 oz vs 8.22 oz
  • Higher sensor resolution 18.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 614k dots vs 461k dots
  • Better built-in flash range 19′ vs 11′
  • Has panorama image capture SX280 HS does not have panorama
  • Has 3D capture capabilities SX280 HS does not have 3D

What the Canon SX280 HS and Nikon S9500 have in common

  • Similar Body sizes 13 in³ vs 14 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Both cameras are the same age April 2013 vs February 2013
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDMI port
  • GPS tagging
  • Wi-Fi

What’s missing from both the Canon SX280 HS and the Nikon S9500

  • No HDR processing
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No flip out viewscreen

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