Compare Canon PowerShot SX170 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S6500

Updated on 05-Apr-2020

Comparison between Canon PowerShot SX170 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S6500 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Canon PowerShot SX170 IS vs Nikon Coolpix S6500 Digital Cameras



Remote control No N/A
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Built-In




Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels 17 megapixels
Effective pixels 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS

Photography features

Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) Yes
Flash range 3.00 m 3.50 m
External flash No N/A
Continuous drive Yes (0.8 fps) Yes (10fps, 5fps, 3fps)
Metering modes Multi,Center-weighted,Spot Multi Center-weighted Spot
WB Bracketing No No
Aperture priority Yes Yes
Shutter priority Yes Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes Yes

Videography features

Format H.264,MPEG-4 MPEG-4,H.264
Microphone Stereo Mono
Speaker Mono Mono
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30, 25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 480fps (176 x 128), 240fps (384 x 288)
Videography notes N/A N/A


ISO Auto,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White balance presets 5 5
Custom white balance Yes Yes (1)
Image stabilization Optical Optical
Uncompressed format No No
Image stabilization notes N/A N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Center Tracking Single Face Detection Live View Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Center Selective single-point Tracking Face Detection
Manual focus Yes Yes
Focal length multiplier N/A N/A
Number of focus points N/A N/A

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed Fixed
Screen size 3" 3"
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder type None None
Viewfinder coverage N/A N/A
Viewfinder resolution N/A N/A
Screen Resolution N/A N/A
Touch screen No No


Environmentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description NB-6LH Lithium-Ion SLB-10A rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 300 N/A
Weight (inc. batteries) 251 g (0.55 lb / 8.85 oz) 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz)
Dimensions 108 x 71 x 44 mm (4.25 x 2.8 x 1.73") N/A


camera type Point and Shoot Point and Shoot

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