• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P610 advantages over Canon G7X Mark III

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    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
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,440 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 360 vs 235 shots
    Capture more photos

Canon G7X Mark III advantages over Nikon P610

  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 106 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    304g vs 565g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher-res screen
    346k vs 230k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    125 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/25600 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P600

Nikon P610
Nikon P600
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon G7X Mark III
Nikon P600
  • $1074
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon SX60

Nikon P610
Canon SX60
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
Canon G7X Mark III
Canon SX60
  • $1074
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Nikon P610
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $675
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $1074
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $675
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon B700

Nikon P610
Nikon B700
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
Canon G7X Mark III
Nikon B700
  • $1074
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon G5X Mark II

Nikon P610
Canon G5X Mark II
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • NFC
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G5X Mark II
  • $1074
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • External Mic Jack
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
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