Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix P900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Nikon Coolpix P900 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 P900

  • 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 24-2000mm (83x), f2.8-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 137.4 x 103.2 x 139.5mm³ (5.4" x 4.1" x 5.5")
  • 900g (29.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P900

PowerShot SX70 HS vs Coolpix P900: 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 P900: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix P900 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 P900 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P900

Better choice: Draw

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P900

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.390.92
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
900g
(29.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
1978cm³
(125 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the better viewfinder. We also like the superior video recording, the lower weight than the Coolpix P900 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P900

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P900

Auto Focus points (4)999
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)325360
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the built-in GPS.

Yields 13 points for the Coolpix P900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P900

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and Coolpix P900

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P900, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P900, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P900, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und Coolpix P900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Nikon Coolpix P900

19
13

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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