Nikon S9050
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Canon SX150 IS
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S9050

Best price $149
  • Weighs a little bit less than the SX150 IS 7.6 oz vs 9.1 oz
  • Smaller body size 15 in³ vs 23 in³
  • 155% more battery life 280 shots vs 110 shots
  • Cheaper street price $149 vs $220
  • Higher resolution rear screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
  • Newer camera December 2012 vs August 2011
  • Longer optical zoom 15.5× vs 12.0×
  • Better built-in flash range 13′ vs 10′
  • Better video capture 1080p 30fps vs 720p 30fps
  • Has HDR on-board SX150 IS does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture SX150 IS does not have panorama
  • Has an HDMI port for photo playback SX150 IS does not have HDMI

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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  • Higher sensor resolution 14.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Has longer exposure available 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

What the Nikon S9050 and Canon SX150 IS have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″

What’s missing from both the Nikon S9050 and the Canon SX150 IS

  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No flip out viewscreen

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