Compare Canon PowerShot SX280 vs. Nikon Coolpix S9500

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Status:
The SX280 was replaced by the
Canon PowerShot SX700
The S9500 was replaced by the
Nikon Coolpix S9700
Type:
Compact
Compact
Weight (inc. Battery) [?]:
233g
205g
Wide Angle [?]:
25mm
25mm
Max. Focal Length [?]:
500mm
550mm
Focal Length Simulation:
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SX280
500mm

S9500
550mm
Zoom Range [?]:
x20
x22
Low Light Support [?]:
Twilight (2.5/10)
Twilight (2.5/10)
Sensor Size:
1/2.3"
1/2.3"
Image Stabilization [?]:
Optical
Optical
Raw Format Support [?]:
None
None
Manual Exposure [?]:
Yes
No
Video Resolution [?]:
1080p
1080p
Optical Zoom In Video [?]:
Yes
Yes
Stereo Sound [?]:
Stereo
Stereo
Battery Life [?]:
260 Shots
230 Shots
Touch Screen [?]:
None
None
Flip Lcd [?]:
None
None
Viewfinder [?]:
None
None
Built-in GPS [?]:
Built-in Gps
Built-in Gps
Built-in Wireless [?]:
Yes
Yes
Panorama [?]:
None
Sweep Panorama
Macro Distance [?]:
5 cm
1 cm
Direct Video Button [?]:
Yes
Yes
Boxed Dimensions:




Dimensions:
106.4 x 62.8 x 32.6 mm
110.1 x 60.3 x 30.7 mm
Rank [?]:
49.2
47.9
Last Price Change:
+$80, +40% (08/13/14)
-$10, -5% (01/05/14)
Price Changes:
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Lowest Price:
$279
$209
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