Canon PowerShot SX410 is vs Nikon Coolpix L340

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS
Nikon Coolpix L340

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Marginally more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a total megapixel count of 20.5MPMP, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 20.48MPMP digital camera (0.02MP less).
A lot bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has an optical zoom of 40xx, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 28xx optical zoom digital camera (12x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

2x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a digital zoom of 4xx, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 2xx digital zoom digital camera (2x smaller). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Marginally smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a maximum aperture of 6.3, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera (0.4 bigger).
Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 960mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 330mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (630mmmm).
Lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 308gg digital camera. That's 122g lighter than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (430gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

7.2mm shorter Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 69.1mmmm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 76.3mmmm tall digital camera (7.2mm taller).
A little narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a width of 104.4mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 111.1mmmm wide digital camera (6.7mm wider).
8 Reasons For
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a minimum aperture of 3.1, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 larger).
7% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 22.5mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (22.5mmmm).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (80).
50% higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels higher than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (460,000 pixels pixels).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a depth of 83.3mmmm. That's 1.8mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (83.3mmmm).
Four supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has four supported batteries, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is only has one supported battery.
370 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is only takes 185 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $150
The Nikon Coolpix L340 costs $29.95, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is $179.99.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.4 larger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (3.1).
A little longer minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a minimum focal length of 24mmmm, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 22.5mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (1.5mm shorter).
20 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a minimum ISO speed of 100, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
230 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels pixels, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (230 pixels higher).
1.8mm thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a depth of 85.1mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 83.3mmmm deep digital camera (1.8mm thinner).
Three less supported batteries Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has one supported battery, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 only has four supported batteries.
One hundred and eighty-five less shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a digital camera that takes 185 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 only takes 370 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

$150 more expensive
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L340 by $150.04.
One month older
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is older than the Nikon Coolpix L340 by one month.
9 Reasons Against
1% less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 20.48MPMP digital camera. That's 0.02MP less than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (20.48MPMP).
43% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 28xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 12x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (28xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 2xx digital zoom digital camera. That's 2x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (2xx). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

7% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.4 bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (5.9).
Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a maximum focal length of 630mmmm, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 960mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (330mm longer).
A lot heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a weight of 430gg, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 308gg digital camera (122g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 76.3mmmm tall digital camera. That's 7.2mm taller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (76.3mmmm).
7% wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a width of 111.1mmmm. That's 6.7mm wider than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (111.1mmmm).
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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
20MP
BEST
20.2MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 5120 x 2880
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 5120 x 2880
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.5MP
BEST
20.48MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
40x
BEST
28x
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
2x
Maximum Aperture
6.3
BEST
5.9
Minimum Aperture
3.5 3.1
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
960mm
BEST
630mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 22.5mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 172 4 - 112
Lens Structure
12/11 12/9
Combined Zoom
160x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.05 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞ / 1.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0 - 0.5 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
0 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.014 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range
1.4 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Speed
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 Auto
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 1,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 4s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Pre-flash
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
1.4 - 2.7 1.5 - 2.4
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 5 0.5 - 4.7

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 43MB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 10
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Thumbnails
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
308g
BEST
430g
Height
69.1mm
BEST
76.3mm
Depth
85.1mm 83.3mm
BEST
Width
104.4mm
BEST
111.1mm
Weight Including Battery
325g
BEST
430g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 4
BEST
Battery Size
NB-11LH AA
Shot Per Battery Charge
185 shots 370 shots
BEST

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
CameraWindow DC Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
User Guide
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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