• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S7000 advantages over Sony HX99

  • Less expensive
    $227 vs $448
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Lighter weight
    165g vs 242g
    Lighter weight
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony HX99 advantages over Nikon S7000

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 500 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    1 month vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 230k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    155 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Nikon S7000
Panasonic ZS30
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
Sony HX99
Panasonic ZS30
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Nikon S7000
Panasonic ZS25
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
Sony HX99
Panasonic ZS25
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon S6900

Nikon S7000
Nikon S6900
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Higher-res screen
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Sony HX99
Nikon S6900
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony HX90V

Nikon S7000
Sony HX90V
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony HX99
Sony HX90V
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Longer video battery life

Compared to Sony HX80

Nikon S7000
Sony HX80
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $308
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony HX99
Sony HX80
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $308
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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