Canon PowerShot SD500 vs Nikon D810

3.52 in
1.04 in
Canon PowerShot SD500 Digital Camera
vs
5.75 in
3.21 in
Nikon D810 Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Sensor type
CCD
CMOS
Sensor size
7.144, 5.358
35.9, 24
Sensor photo detectors
7 Mpx
37 Mpx
Effective pixels
7 Mpx
36 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3
5:4, 3:2
Max resolution
3072, 2304
7360, 4912
Other resolutions
2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
5520x3680, 3680x2456, 6144x4080, 4608x3056, 3072x2040, 6144x4912, 4608x3680, 3072x2456, 4800x3200, 3600x2400, 2400x1600

Image

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
ISO minimum
80
64
ISO maximum
1600
51200
White balance presets
5
12
Custom white balance
yesyes
Yes (6)
Supported image file formats
JPEG
JPEG XR, NEF, RAW, TIF
Image stabilization type
nono
nono
Uncompressed format
nono
RAW + TIFF

Optics and focus

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Single, Live View
Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Manual focus
nono
yesyes
Number of focus points
9
51
Image stabiliser
nono
Lens based only

Screen and viewfinder

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Screen size
2.00 in
3.20 in
Articulated LCD
nono
Fixed
Screen technology
LCD
LCD TFT
Screen dots
118000
1229000
Touch screen
nono
nono
Live view
nono
yesyes
Viewfinder
Optical
Optical

Photography features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Shooting modes
Auto, Manual, Movie
Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
Minimum shutter speed
15 s
30 s
Maximum shutter speed
1/2000 s
1/8000 s
Shutter priority
nono
yesyes
Aperture priority
nono
yesyes
Exposure compensation plus
2
5
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/3, 1/2, 1
Built-in flash
yesyes
yesyes
Flash range
196.85 in
472.44 in
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction
Manual
External flash
nono
yesyes
Continuous drive
2.0 fps
5.0 fps
Self-timer
yesyes
yesyes
Manual settings
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 5, 10, 20

Videography features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Maximum resolution
640, 480
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Supported video file formats
MJPEG
H.264, MPEG-4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
320x240
1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
30 fps
60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

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Microphone type
Mono
Stereo

Design

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Body type
Ultracompact
SLR
Colour of product
Silver
Black
Environmentally sealed
nono
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Weight
0.37 lb
1.94 lb
Width
3.52 in
5.75 in
Height
1.04 in
3.21 in
Depth
2.24 in
4.84 in

Storage

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Compatible memory cards
SD
CF, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage types
SD, MMC
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Compact Flash

Power

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Connectivity

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500Nikon D810Nikon D810
HDMI
nono
yesyes
USB version
1.0
3.1
Remote control
nono
yesyes
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
nono
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
nono
nono

Other features

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GPS
nono
nono

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