• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 2000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix P900
  • Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
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Predecessor:   Canon SX60
SX60 vs SX70
Successor: Nikon P950
P900 vs P950
 
General
Model Number: P900 SX70
Alternate Model Number(s):   SX70 HS
Camera Format: EVF EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $599.95 $549.99
Street Price: $596.95 $515.67
Date Available: 2015-04-15 2018-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.3 oz (916 g)
includes batteries
21.4 oz (608 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 5.4 in.
(140 x 103 x 137 mm)
5.0 x 3.6 x 4.6 in.
(127 x 91 x 116 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None  
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2432 x 1616 (3.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2432 x 1368 (3.3 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
20960 x 2736 (57.3 MP, Other),
5184 x 2736 (14.2 MP, Other),
15744 x 3648 (57.4 MP, Other),
3648 x 3888 (14.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.1 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 16 elements in 12 groups including a super extra-low dispersion (ED) glass element Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 2,000mm 21 - 1,365mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 357mm 3.8 - 247mm
Zoom Ratio: 83.00x 65.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - f/8; Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm f/3.4 (W) / f/6.5 (T) - f/8.0
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
0 cm to Infinity
0.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
0 - 50 cm
0.0 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 67.0mm
Thread Type: On lens Via FA-DC67A adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom Up to 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject Tracking Contrast Detection; Face & Tracking (9 points), Tracking, 1-point, Spot
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 0.5cm (0.2-in.), approx. 921K-dot equivalent LCD, 100% coverage; with the diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m-1); eye sensor EVF: 0.39"-type 2.36M-dot OLED; 100% coverage; -3.0 to +1.0 diopter adjustment; eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 921,000 dots 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 100 - 1600; ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode); ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800 available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode) Auto (100-800), 100-3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Color Temp Auto , Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative (linked to Face Detection), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Linked to AF frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Moon, Bird Watching; Scene Auto Selector; Smart Portrait; Special Effects Smart Auto (29 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, Scene, Panorama Shot; Creative Filter: High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 11.5m (1 ft. 8 in. to 37 ft.); [T]: 5.0 to 7.0m (16 ft. 5 in. to 22 ft.) Auto ISO: 48 cm � 6.5 m (W) / 1.8m - 4 m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   12-bit RAW (.CR3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or optional IR remote Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0 Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.36  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 7.1 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.17 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.105 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.033 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.2 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.9 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 325 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 360 shots 255 shots
Battery Life, Video: 80 minutes 85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL23 Proprietary LP-E12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL23 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Features a new Dual Detect Optical VR technology to help achieve the highest level of camera shake compensation available in a Nikon compact digital camera, equivalent to a 5.0-stop increase in shutter speed to help ensure sharp photos.