Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix A1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix A1000

  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.2 x 71.7 x 40.5mm³ (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.6")
  • 330g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix A1000: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix A1000: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.39 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Coolpix A1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

Coolpix A1000 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix A1000

Better choice: Draw

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix A1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.391.16
Longer battery life (3, photos)325250

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 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 better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix A1000

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
330g
(10.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
332cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A1000 are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Coolpix A1000 is made easy by the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the Coolpix A1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix A1000

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix A1000

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix A1000, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix A1000, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix A1000, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix A1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Nikon Coolpix A1000

20
12

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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