Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix B500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix B500 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 B500

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-900mm (40x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 542g (17.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix B500: 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 SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix B500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

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 superior video recording.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix B500

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)325600
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
542g
(17.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
843cm³
(53 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B500 are the larger sensitivity, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the Coolpix B500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix B500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix B500

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix B500, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix B500, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix B500, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix B500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Nikon Coolpix B500

15
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS.

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