Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs PowerShot SX540 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Specs

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 SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P610 vs PowerShot SX540 HS: 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.).

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX540 HS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)76
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360205
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX540 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.30
Auto Focus points (4)19
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
442g
(14.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
901cm³
(57 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the lower weight than the Coolpix P610. Another advantage over the Coolpix P610: the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the PowerShot SX540 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX540 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and PowerShot SX540 HS

Coolpix P610 und PowerShot SX540 HS, front viewCoolpix P610 und PowerShot SX540 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und PowerShot SX540 HS, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und PowerShot SX540 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

17
13

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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