• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S9300 advantages over Canon 190 IS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    450 mm vs 240 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 190 IS advantages over Nikon S9300

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    7 years vs 11 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    138g vs 215g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.0 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax RZ18

Nikon S9300
Pentax RZ18
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
  • $210
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
Canon 190 IS
Pentax RZ18
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $210
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus

Compared to Fujifilm F660EXR

Nikon S9300
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon 190 IS
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Nikon S9300
Panasonic ZS20
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More dots on screen
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Canon 190 IS
Panasonic ZS20
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Canon 150 IS

Nikon S9300
Canon 150 IS
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Lighter weight
Canon 190 IS
Canon 150 IS
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon 180

Nikon S9300
Canon 180
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $167
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Newer
Canon 190 IS
Canon 180
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $167
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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