• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 28mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P7700 advantages over Canon G15

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Less expensive
    $280 vs $420
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More lens zoom
    7.1x vs 5.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher effective ISO
    191 vs 165 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.8 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Canon G15 advantages over Nikon P7700

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Longer battery life
    More info 770 vs 330 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    20 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Much improved, sleeker camera design doesn't mimic the competition; Sharp 3-inch vari-angle LCD screen swivels to the side, letting you compose shots from difficult angles; Brighter lens performs better in low light; Fast burst mode; Full HD movies.

  • Some photographers will miss having an optical viewfinder; Slower autofocus and single-shot cycle times when capturing RAW images; Shallow buffer; No one-touch video button.

  • Solid built and ergonomic, comfortable feel; Excellent f/1.8-2.8 5x optical zoom lens; Improved AF speed; Advanced photographic features, including PASM dial and RAW capture.

  • LCD screen no longer articulated; Optical viewfinder not very accurate and exhibits parallax; No WiFi or GPS.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X10

Nikon P7700
Fujifilm X10
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Less expensive
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G15
Fujifilm X10
  • $437
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus XZ-2

Nikon P7700
Olympus XZ-2
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More lens zoom
  • $261
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon G15
Olympus XZ-2
  • $437
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $261
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X20

Nikon P7700
Fujifilm X20
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Less expensive
  • $491
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
Canon G15
Fujifilm X20
  • $437
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
  • $491
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon G16

Nikon P7700
Canon G16
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Less expensive
  • $391
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
Canon G15
Canon G16
  • $437
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $391
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon P7800

Nikon P7700
Nikon P7800
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher-res screen
  • $508
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Newer
Canon G15
Nikon P7800
  • $437
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
  • $508
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More lens zoom
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