• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 960.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX410 IS advantages over Nikon S33

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/3.1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    960 mm vs 90 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    20.0 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 30 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon S33 advantages over Canon SX410 IS

  • Less expensive
    $155 vs $215
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 85 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    180g vs 325g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.7 fps vs 0.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • 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 Canon SX500

Canon SX410 IS
Canon SX500
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • HDMI out
Nikon S33
Canon SX500
  • $155
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon S32

Canon SX410 IS
Nikon S32
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Thinner
Nikon S33
Nikon S32
  • $155
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch

Compared to Canon SX400 IS

Canon SX410 IS
Canon SX400 IS
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More pixels
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
Nikon S33
Canon SX400 IS
  • $155
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon SX420 IS

Canon SX410 IS
Canon SX420 IS
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S33
Canon SX420 IS
  • $155
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon W100

Canon SX410 IS
Nikon W100
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon S33
Nikon W100
  • $155
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
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