• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 10.5 megapixels
  • 37.00mm - 111.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 750.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung NV40 advantages over Canon SX700 HS

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.68 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    18 mm vs 34 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    133g vs 269g
    Lighter weight

Canon SX700 HS advantages over Samsung NV40

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    750 mm vs 111 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    5 years vs 11 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 10.5 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 37 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/1500 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung NV24 HD

Samsung NV40
Samsung NV24 HD
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 60p video
Canon SX700 HS
Samsung NV24 HD
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FX35

Samsung NV40
Panasonic DMC-FX35
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Longer exposure
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic DMC-FX35
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon SD770 IS

Samsung NV40
Canon SD770 IS
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer exposure
Canon SX700 HS
Canon SD770 IS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Samsung NV40
Panasonic ZS40
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic ZS60

Samsung NV40
Panasonic ZS60
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS60
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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