• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 550.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 320 HS advantages over Nikon S9500

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.7 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 30 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    145g vs 205g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon S9500 advantages over Canon 320 HS

  • Slower slow-motion
    3015 fps vs 240 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    550 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 230 vs 170 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More dots on screen
    614k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.5 fps vs 5.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 110 HS

Canon 320 HS
Canon 110 HS
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Nikon S9500
Canon 110 HS
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony W650

Canon 320 HS
Sony W650
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S9500
Sony W650
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $265
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon A2600

Canon 320 HS
Canon A2600
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon S9500
Canon A2600
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Canon 320 HS
Panasonic ZS30
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon S9500
Panasonic ZS30
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Canon 320 HS
Panasonic ZS25
  • $231
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon S9500
Panasonic ZS25
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
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