Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix L840 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L840

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-855mm (38x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 96mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.8")
  • 536g (17.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix L840

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix L840: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L840

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)65
Auto Focus points (4)91
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
536g
(17.3 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the lower weight than the Coolpix L840.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L840

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L840

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)205600

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L840 are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix L840 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 11 points for the Coolpix L840.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix L840

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size901cm³853cm³
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Coolpix L840

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L840, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L840, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L840, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix L840, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Nikon Coolpix L840

15
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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