Canon PowerShot N2 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Canon PowerShot N2
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1% higher megapixel Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 16.1MP digital camera. That's 0.1MP higher than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (16MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

1% more total megapixels Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 16.8MP digital camera. That's 0.039999999999999MP more than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (16.76MP).
28% smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a maximum aperture number of 9. That's 2.5 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (6.5).
Smaller minimum aperture number Edit
Canon PowerShot N2 is 3 minimum aperture, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 larger).
Wider field of view Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 100% field of view digital camera. That's 1% wider than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (99%).
Touchscreen Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a touchscreen, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not.
1% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 461,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 1,000 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (460,000 pixels).
11 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 20x optical zoom digital camera. That's 12x bigger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (20x). 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.

276mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 500mm, however the Canon PowerShot N2 is only a 224mm maximum focal length digital camera (276mm shorter).
3mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 3mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot N2 (25mm).
75% longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 4s. That's 3s longer than the Canon PowerShot N2 (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

7% larger display diagonal Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 3" screen. That's 0.2" larger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

HDMI Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an HDMI, however the Canon PowerShot N2 does not have an HDMI. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

25% lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a weight of 161g, however the Canon PowerShot N2 is a 201g digital camera (40g heavier). 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.

210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however the Canon PowerShot N2 only takes 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Energy Star certified Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is energy Star certified, whereas the Canon PowerShot N2 is not energy Star certified.
Cheaper by $109
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is $108.90 cheaper than the Canon PowerShot N2.
15 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is an 8x optical zoom digital camera. That's 12x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (20x). 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 shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 224mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 500mm maximum focal length digital camera (276mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon PowerShot N2 is 28mm minimum focal length. That's 3mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (25mm).
Shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a 1s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 3s shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a display diagonal of 2.8". That's 0.2" smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Does not have an HDMI Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 does not have an HDMI, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

40g heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 has a weight of 201g, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 161g digital camera (40g 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.

Only 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is a digital camera that takes 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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.

Not energy Star certified Edit
The Canon PowerShot N2 is not energy Star certified, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is energy Star certified.
More expensive by $109
The Canon PowerShot N2 is $108.90 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S7000.
Not as many stockists
The Canon PowerShot N2 is only stocked by 5 stores, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is stocked by 20 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by five months
The Canon PowerShot N2 is five months older than the Nikon Coolpix S7000.
7 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 16MP digital camera. That's 0.1MP lower than the Canon PowerShot N2 (16MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Less total megapixels Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 16.76MP digital camera. That's 0.039999999999999MP less than the Canon PowerShot N2 (16.76MP).
Bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only 6.5 maximum aperture. That's 2.5 bigger than the Canon PowerShot N2 (6.5).
0.4 larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot N2 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 smaller).
2% narrower field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 99% field of view digital camera. That's 1% narrower than the Canon PowerShot N2 (99%).
Does not have a touchscreen Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not have a touchscreen, however the Canon PowerShot N2 has a touchscreen.
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a display resolution (numeric) of 460,000 pixels. That's 1,000 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot N2 (460,000 pixels).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
16.1MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 4608 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2048 x 1536
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.8MP
BEST
16.76MP
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Red
 Red

Lens System

Optical Zoom
8x 20x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
9
BEST
6.5
Minimum Aperture Number
3
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
224mm 500mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
28mm 25mm
BEST
Focal Length Range (f-F)
5 - 40 4.5 - 90
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12/10
Combined Zoom
32x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.01 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0.01 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - ∞
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - ∞

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 640
 6400
 25
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 640
 6400
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 125
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 4s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Interval
2.7s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.2
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 1.7 0.5 - 2.8
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 20MB
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
2.8" 3"
BEST
Display
 OLED
BEST
 OLED
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100%
BEST
99%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
BEST
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
461,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Playback Modes
 Rotation
 Next
 Rotation
 Next
Scene Modes
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
201g 161g
BEST
Height
62mm 60mm
Depth
32.3mm 27.4mm
Width
80.9mm 99.5mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 161g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
NB-9L EN-EL19
Battery Life (max)
3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
200 shots 210 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Wrist Strap Included
 Wrist strap included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
BEST

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Audio Recording Formats
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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