• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 160 advantages over Nikon B700

  • Less expensive
    $140 vs $680
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 106 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    127g vs 565g
    Lighter weight

Nikon B700 advantages over Canon 160

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 720p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,440 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    3 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Higher-res screen
    230k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • 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

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Compared to Sony W830

Canon 160
Sony W830
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon B700
Sony W830
  • $680
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon P600

Canon 160
Nikon P600
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $700
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Nikon B700
Nikon P600
  • $680
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
  • $700
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon 135

Canon 160
Canon 135
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon B700
Canon 135
  • $680
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon P610

Canon 160
Nikon P610
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon B700
Nikon P610
  • $680
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon 180

Canon 160
Canon 180
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon B700
Canon 180
  • $680
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
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