Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P340 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

PowerShot G9 X vs Coolpix P340 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix P340 Specs

PowerShot G9 X

  • Introduced in September 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1″
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 125 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-84mm (3x), f2.0-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 98 x 58 x 31mm³ (3.9″ x 2.3″ x 1.2″)
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot G9 X

Coolpix P340

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 – 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-120mm (5x), f1.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 103 x 58.1 x 32mm³ (4.1″ x 2.3″ x 1.3″)
  • 356g (11.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P340

PowerShot G9 X vs Coolpix P340: The sensors

The PowerShot G9 X features a 1″ sized sensor, while the Coolpix P340 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the PowerShot G9 X is a lot larger than the Coolpix P340’s chip at 42mm² (0.07 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot G9 X a better choice

PowerShot G9 X

Coolpix P340

Larger sensor (5)

1″ Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.20 12.10
Auto Focus points (4)

31 1
Better sensibility (4)

125 – 12800 ISO 80 – 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.92
Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

209g
(6.7 oz.)
356g
(11.5 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G9 X are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the PowerShot G9 X is made easy by the lower weight than the Coolpix P340.

The PowerShot G9 X scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P340

PowerShot G9 X

Coolpix P340

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 10

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P340 are that the camera is faster.

Yields 4 points for the Coolpix P340.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot G9 X

Coolpix P340

Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Similar size

176cm³ 191cm³
WiFi

Canon PowerShot G9 X VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot G9 X and Coolpix P340

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Nikon Coolpix P340

24
4

We recommend Canon PowerShot G9 X as better choice.

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