Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs PowerShot SX70 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX70 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 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 vs PowerShot SX70 HS: 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 P610 vs PowerShot SX70 HS: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.39 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 P610 (0.50x)

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HS

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX70 HS

Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)360325
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
1346cm³
(85 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.

The Coolpix P610 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX70 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)19
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.39
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160

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.

Yields 19 points for the PowerShot SX70 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX70 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Similar weight565g608g
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

11
19

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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