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Canon PowerShot SD500 vs Nikon D7200

3.52 in
1.04 in
Canon PowerShot SD500 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SD500
5.33 in
4.19 in
Nikon D7200 Digital Camera
Nikon D7200
Available colors
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3.6 out of 5
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4.2 out of 5
19 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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36
4.2 out of 5
36 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
16 %
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43
4.3 out of 5
43 user ratings
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4 stars
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Sensor typeCCDCMOS
Sensor size0.28 in0.93 in
Sensor photo detectors7.0 Mpx25.0 Mpx
Effective pixels7.0 Mpx24.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Max resolution3072 x 2304 px6000 x 4000 px
Other resolutions
  • 2592x1944
  • 2048x1536
  • 1600x1200
  • 640x480
  • 4496x3000
  • 2992x2000
  • 4800x3200
  • 3600x2400
  • 2400x1600
Image sensor format
N/A
DX
Processor
N/A
Expeed 4

Image

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
ISO
  • Auto
  • 80
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 100
  • 25600
ISO minimum80100
ISO maximum160025600
White balance presets512
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formatsJPEG
  • JPG
  • RAW
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Uncompressed formatNoRAW
Boosted ISO maximum
N/A
102400
Maximum image resolution
N/A
6000 x 4000 px
White balance modes
N/A
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
Photo effects
N/A
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizer
N/A
no
Supported aspect ratios
N/A
16:9
HDR
N/A
yes
AEB/HDR support
N/A
yes

Optics and focus

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Optical zoom3.0 x7.8 x
Digital zoom1.0 x
N/A
Minimum aperture2.83.5
Maximum aperture4.91.8
Focal length equiv37 - 111
N/A
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Live View
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Selective
  • Servo Auto Focus
Manual focusNoyes
Macro focus range1.97 in
N/A
Number of focus points951
Image stabiliserNoLens based only
Filter threadno
N/A
Folded opticsno
N/A
Lens mount
N/A
Nikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)
N/A
1.5 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
N/A
Lamp
Focus adjustment
N/A
Auto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
N/A
yes
Autofocus in recording mode
N/A
yes
Focal length multiplier
N/A
1.5x
Auto Focus (AF) lock
N/A
yes
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
N/A
yes
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
N/A
51
Filter diameter
N/A
2.64 in
Phase detection autofocus
N/A
yes
Number of AF points (contrast)
N/A
51

Screen and viewfinder

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Screen size2.0 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Screen dots1180001228800
Touch screennono
Live viewnoyes
ViewfinderOpticalOptical
Viewfinder coverage
N/A
100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification
N/A
0.94 x
Dioptre correction
N/A
yes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
N/A
-2 - 1
Eye relief
N/A
0.77 in
Separate info display
N/A
yes
Flip-out screen
N/A
no
Second display
N/A
no

Photography features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Shooting modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Movie
  • Aperture priority
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Shutter priority
Minimum shutter speed15.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter prioritynoyes
Aperture prioritynoyes
Exposure compensation plus25
Exposure compensation minus-2-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range512
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Auto
  • Fill-in
  • Flash OFF
  • Forced OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Second-curtain Sync
  • Slow Sync
External flashnoyes
Continuous drive2.0 fps6.0 fps
Self-timeryesyes
3D supportno
N/A
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 10
  • 2
  • 10
Camera shutter type
N/A
Electronic
Manual exposure mode
N/A
yes
Number of exposures
N/A
9
Auto exposure lock
N/A
yes
AE EV steps
N/A
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
  • 2
Continuous shooting
N/A
yes
Self-timer delay
N/A
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Histogram
N/A
yes
AE frames
N/A
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
WB Bracketing
N/A
Yes
Subject / scene modes
N/A
yes
Flash sync speed
N/A
1/250s
External flash connection
N/A
Hot shoe
Flash metering system
N/A
i-TTL
Scene modes
N/A
  • Beach
  • Candlelight
  • Children
  • Close-up
  • Dawn
  • Dusk
  • Food
  • Night landscape
  • Party
  • Pet
  • Snow
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Landscape
Metering modes
N/A
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Speed (JPEG)
N/A
6.0 fps
Speed (RAW)
N/A
6.0 fps
Exposure bracketing
N/A
0.3 - 3.0±EV

Videography features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Maximum resolution640 x 480 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Supported video file formatsMJPEG
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Max resolution (highest frame rate)320 x 2401920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Recording resolutions
N/A
1280.0 px
HD type
N/A
Full HD
Camera playback
N/A
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails

Audio features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Microphone typeMonoStereo
Built-in microphone
N/A
yes
Speaker type
N/A
Mono
Voice recording
N/A
yes
Audio system
N/A
Stereo
Supported audio file formats
N/A
LPCM
Noise reduction
N/A
yes

Design

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Body typeUltracompactSLR
Colour of productSilverBlack
Environmentally sealednoyes
Body material
N/A
Aluminum-magnesium
Anti-dust system
N/A
yes

Dimensions

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Weight6.0 oz23.81 oz
Width3.52 in5.33 in
Height1.04 in4.19 in
Depth2.24 in2.99 in

Storage

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Internal storage32.0 mB
N/A
Compatible memory cardsSD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage types
  • SD
  • MMC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Dual memory card slots
N/A
yes
Memory slots
N/A
2
Camera file system
N/A
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Rechargeable batteryyes
N/A
Power source type
N/A
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
N/A
1110
Number of batteries supported
N/A
1

Connectivity

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
HDMInoyes
USB version1.02.0
Remote controlNoyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCnoyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)noyes
AV outputyes
N/A
HDMI connector type
N/A
Mini
Headphone port
N/A
yes
Microphone port
N/A
yes
Wireless
N/A
Built-In
Supported WiFi types
N/A
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
Bluetooth
N/A
no
Firewire
N/A
no

Other features

Canon PowerShot SD500Canon PowerShot SD500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Timelapse recordingnoyes
GPSnoyes
Orientation sensoryesyes
Energy Star certified
N/A
no
Languages support
N/A
Multi
Tripod mounting supported
N/A
yes
Image editing modes
N/A
  • Crop
  • Resizing
  • Rotating
  • Trimming

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

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