• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P340 advantages over Canon G5X

  • Less expensive
    $347 vs $699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    32 mm vs 44 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    194g vs 377g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon G5X advantages over Nikon P340

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 12.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Photographer-friendly controls; Good OLED viewfinder; Good image quality with sharp detail especially with RAW; Vari-angle touchscreen display.

  • Only 31 autofocus points; Subpar continuous shooting performance; Soft corners at wide-angle; Flare issues and fringing shooting wide-open; No 4K video; Poor battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Canon S110

Nikon P340
Canon S110
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon G5X
Canon S110
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon P330

Nikon P340
Nikon P330
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Canon G5X
Nikon P330
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon N100

Nikon P340
Canon N100
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon G5X
Canon N100
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon G7X

Nikon P340
Canon G7X
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $574
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon G5X
Canon G7X
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $574
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Nikon P340
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon G5X
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $699
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
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