Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P610 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix P610 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P610 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 P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • 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 P610

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix P610: 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 P610: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 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 P610 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610

Better choice: Draw

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P610 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P610

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.390.92
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 better viewfinder and the superior video recording.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P610

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)325360
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the larger sensitivity, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 11 points for the Coolpix P610.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P610

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Similar weight608g565g
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P610 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P610, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P610, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P610, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P610, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Nikon Coolpix P610

19
11

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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