• 1/1.72 inch 41.5mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 101.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S710 advantages over Canon 140 IS

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.72 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.71 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 140 IS advantages over Nikon S710

  • More telephoto lens reach
    224 mm vs 101 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    8 years vs 13 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Samsung TL34HD

Nikon S710
Samsung TL34HD
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
Canon 140 IS
Samsung TL34HD
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FX150

Nikon S710
Panasonic DMC-FX150
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $400
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video
Canon 140 IS
Panasonic DMC-FX150
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon SD990 IS

Nikon S710
Canon SD990 IS
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 140 IS
Canon SD990 IS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony WX80

Nikon S710
Sony WX80
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon 140 IS
Sony WX80
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $232
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Nikon S710
Canon 130 IS
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon 140 IS
Canon 130 IS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
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