What makes Canon PowerShot G7X better Choice

External Flash No Yes, Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Canon PowerShot G7X has $$$ whereas Nikon Coolpix P900 doesn't
Image Display Resolution 921K dots 1040K dots
Canon PowerShot G7X has 12.92% higher screen resolution
Camera Resolution 16.0 MP 20.2 MP
Canon PowerShot G7X has 26.25% higher camera resolution
Sensor Size 7.89 15.86
Canon PowerShot G7X has 101.01% bigger sensor
Weight 899 304
Canon PowerShot G7X is -66.18% lighter
Highest ISO Rating 6400 12800
Canon PowerShot G7X has Max ISO Rating of 12800 which is higher than 6400 of Nikon Coolpix P900. Higher ISO rating helps in low-light photography.
Canon PowerShot G7X
Canon PowerShot G7X

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What makes Nikon Coolpix P900 better Choice

View Finder Yes, Electronic viewfinder No
Nikon Coolpix P900 has $$$ whereas Canon PowerShot G7X doesn't
Maximum Shutter Speed 4000 2000
Nikon Coolpix P900 has 4000 Max shutter speed which is faster than 2000 Max shutter speed of Canon PowerShot G7X
Optical Zoom 83 4.2
Nikon Coolpix P900 has 83 optical zoom which is more than 4.2 optical zoom of Canon PowerShot G7X
ISO Rating 100 - 6400 125 - 12800
Nikon Coolpix P900 has base ISO Rating of 100 - 6400 which is lower than 125 - 12800 of Canon PowerShot G7X. A low base ISO Rating helps in capturing detailed images with less noise, given that there is ample light.

Feature Comparison of Nikon Coolpix P900 Vs Canon PowerShot G7X

Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Dimensions 139.5 x 103.2 x 137.4 mm 103.0 x 60.4 x 40.4 mm
Weight 899 g 304 g
Camera Resolution 16.0 MP 20.2 MP
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps 1920 x 1080 Pixels at 60 fps
ISO Rating 100 - 6400 125 - 12800
White Balancing Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash Fluorescent, Incandescent, White Balance Preset Auto, Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction (Underwater mode), White Balance Correction
Image Format JPEG JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF ver. 1.1 compliant), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Video Format MOV ( MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) MPEG-4, H.264
Audio Formats LPCM stereo MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)
Face Detection Yes Yes
Image Stablizer Yes, Optical Image Stabilization Yes, Lens shift-type, approx. 3-stop [13]. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS
Sensor Type CMOS back-illuminated CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Image Ratio w:h 4:3 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max Resolution 4608 x 3456 Pixels 5472 x 3648 Pixels
Processor Expeed C2 DIGIC 6 with iSAPS technology
Display 3.0 inch TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating 3.0 inch sRGB PureColor II G Touchscreen LCD (TFT)
Image Display Resolution 921K dots 1040K dots
Touch Screen Yes
View Finder
View Finder Yes, Electronic viewfinder No
Lens Type NIKKOR ED glass lens Canon Zoom Lens 4.2x IS
Focal length 4.3 - 375 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 2000 mm) 8.8 - 36.8 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 24 - 100 mm)
Auto Focus Yes, Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection, Live View, Lens Optics (16 elements in 12 groups) Yes, Contrast Detect, Multi-Area, Center, Selective Single Point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Optical Zoom 83x 4.2x
Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Other Focus Features Focus Lock, Normal focus range (50 cm) Focusing Type (TTL), AF System/ Points (AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed centre)), AF Point Selection (Size (Normal, Small)), AF Lock (via customisable buttons), AF Assist Beam, Focus Bracketing
Manual Focus Yes
Color Filter Yes, Primary (RGB) Color filter
Photography Features
Aperture Range F2.8 (W) - F6.5 (T) F1.8 (W) - F2.8 (T)
Self Timer Yes, 2 or 10 sec Yes, 2 or 10 secs, custom
Shooting Modes Auto, Scene (Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show , Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset), Scene Auto Selector, Smart Portrait, Special Effects Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Portrait, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie, Modes in Movie (Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Manual, Portrait, Nostalgic, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, iFrame Movie), Drive modes (Single, Auto Drive, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer)
Metering Yes, Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot Yes, Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Touch AF frame)
Camera Shutter Speed (Sec) 1/4000 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min) 1/2000 sec (Max) & 1 sec (Min)
Built-In Flash Yes Yes
Flash Range 0.5 - 11.5 m (W), 5.0 - 7.0 m (T) 0.5 - 7.0 m (W), 0.4 - 4.0 m (T)
External Flash No Yes, Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Flash Mode Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
HDMI Yes, HDMI micro connector (Type D) Yes, Micro HDMI
Microphone Yes, Stereo Yes, Stereo Microphone
USB Cable Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
TV Out Analog Video Output (NTSC, PAL)
Pictbridge Yes
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Upgradable Memory Yes Yes
Battery Life 360 210
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-13L
Power Supply AC Adapter EH-67A (available separately) AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110 (optional)
Camera Features
Macro Mode Yes, 1 cm
Supported Language 34 30
Continuous Shot Yes, 7 fps Yes, 6.5 fps
Additional Features Orientation sensor, Timelapse recording Intelligent Orientation Sensor, My Camera / My Menu (My Menu customisation available), My Category (Image tagging feature), Histogram (live Histogram)
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Sync Terminal Yes, 1/2000 sec
Remote Control via smartphone
View Finder Features Viewfiner resolution (921000 dots)

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Compare Nikon Coolpix P900 Vs Canon PowerShot G7X side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Nikon Coolpix P900 has a feature score of 57, whereas Canon PowerShot G7X has a feature score of 65. The page was last updated on September 19, 2019.