• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S3700 advantages over Canon 190 IS

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 240 vs 190 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.1 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 190 IS advantages over Nikon S3700

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.7
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    240 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S3600

Nikon S3700
Nikon S3600
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Canon 190 IS
Nikon S3600
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon S5300

Nikon S3700
Nikon S5300
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
Canon 190 IS
Nikon S5300
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon 150 IS

Nikon S3700
Canon 150 IS
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 190 IS
Canon 150 IS
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon 180

Nikon S3700
Canon 180
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $103
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon 190 IS
Canon 180
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $103
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon A300

Nikon S3700
Nikon A300
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $137
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
Canon 190 IS
Nikon A300
  • $139
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $137
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Longer stills battery life
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