Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P600 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix P600 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P600 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 P600

  • Introduced in March 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P600

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Coolpix P600: 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 P600 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P600

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Auto Focus points (4)91
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
565g
(18.2 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the lower weight than the Coolpix P600. Another advantage over the Coolpix P600: the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P600

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P600

Higher speed (4, frames/second)67
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)205330

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P600 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 15 points for the Coolpix P600.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P600

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P600 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Coolpix P600

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P600, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P600, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P600, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Coolpix P600, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Nikon Coolpix P600

13
15

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