• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 855.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon L840 advantages over Canon 360 HS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.6
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    855 mm vs 300 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 740 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 360 HS advantages over Nikon L840

  • Less expensive
    $179 vs $229
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 96 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    147g vs 538g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Nikon L830

Nikon L840
Nikon L830
  • $252
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon 360 HS
Nikon L830
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Nikon L840
Samsung WB1100F
  • $252
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • HDMI out
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
Canon 360 HS
Samsung WB1100F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Newer
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Nikon L840
Canon 170 IS
  • $252
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Canon 360 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Nikon L840
Canon 350 HS
  • $252
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $188
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
Canon 360 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $188
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon B500

Nikon L840
Nikon B500
  • $252
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
Canon 360 HS
Nikon B500
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
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