Nikon Coolpix B700 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix B700 vs Cyber-shot HX99 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix B700 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Specs

Coolpix B700

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 107mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B700

Cyber-shot HX99

  • Introduced in August 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 102 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 243g (7.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix B700 vs Cyber-shot HX99: 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.).

Coolpix B700 vs Cyber-shot HX99: Viewfinder

Coolpix B700 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Cyber-shot HX99 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.64 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.

Coolpix B700 (0.50x)

Cyber-shot HX99 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix B700Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot HX99

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix B700 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix B700 a better choice

Coolpix B700

Cyber-shot HX99

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3018.20
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.920.64
Longer battery life (3, photos)400390

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B700 are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina.

The Coolpix B700 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix B700

Cyber-shot HX99

Higher speed (4, frames/second)510
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
243g
(7.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1137cm³
(72 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX99 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot HX99 is made easy by the lower weight than the Coolpix B700 and the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the Cyber-shot HX99.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix B700

Cyber-shot HX99

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix B700 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix B700 and Cyber-shot HX99

Coolpix B700 und Cyber-shot HX99, front viewCoolpix B700 und Cyber-shot HX99, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix B700 und Cyber-shot HX99, view from aboveCoolpix B700 und Cyber-shot HX99, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix B700

Sony Cyber-shot HX99

12
14

We advise to choose the newest model: Sony Cyber-shot HX99.

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