Nikon Coolpix A900 vs. Canon PowerShot SX730 HS vs. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 vs. Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70

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May 26, 2017
Nov 5, 2015
May 26, 2017
Feb 23, 2016
Apr 6, 2017
Apr 14, 2015
Apr 19, 2017
 
$399
$399
$330
$449/£399
 
Compact
Ultracompact
Compact
Compact
 
5184 x 3888
5184 x 3888
4896 x 3672
5184 x 3888
 
 
4896 x 3264, 4896 x 2752, 3664 x 3664, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 2736 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
 
4:3
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
18 megapixels
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
20 megapixels
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
 
Digic 6
Bionz X
Venus Engine
sRGB
sRGB
sRGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 80-3200
Auto, ISO 80-3200
Auto, 80-12800
Auto, 80-3200 (expands to 6400)
 
 
 
6400
5
5
8
4
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (2 slots)
Optical
Optical
Optical
Optical
No
No
No
RAW
 
Super fine, fine
Fine, standard
Fine, standard
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • RAW (RW2)
 
 
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
  • Creative Style
  • Quality
 
 
24–840 mm
24–960 mm
24–720 mm
24–720 mm
35×
40×
30×
30×
F3.4–6.9
F3.3–6.9
F3.5–6.4
F3.3–6.4
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (4x)
Yes
Yes (2X-4X)
Yes (2X-4X)
No
Yes
 
Yes
50 cm (19.69)
2 cm (0.79)
5 cm (1.97)
50 cm (19.69)
1 cm (0.39)
1 cm (0.39)
5 cm (1.97)
3 cm (1.18)
 
 
 
49
 
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
3
3
921,000
922,000
921,000
1,040,000
No
No
No
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT-LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None
None
Electronic
 
 
 
100%
 
 
 
0.46×
 
 
 
1,166,000
 
8 sec
15 sec
30 sec
4 sec
1/4000 sec
1/3200 sec
1/2000 sec
1/2000 sec
 
 
 
1/16000 sec
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Hybrid Auto
  • Auto
  • Intelligent Auto
  • Superior Auto
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual exposure
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Backlighting
  • Beach
  • Close-up
  • Dusk/Dawn
  • Easy Panorama
  • Fireworks Show
  • Food
  • Multiple Exposure Lighten
  • Night Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Party/Indoor
  • Pet Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Scene Auto Selector
  • Snow
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Superlapse Movie
  • Creative Shot
  • Portrait
  • Smile
  • Wink Self-timer
  • Face Self-timer
  • High-speed Burst
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Low Light
  • Fireworks
  • Long Shutter
  • Portrait
  • Advanced Sports Shooting
  • Landscape
  • Sunset
  • Night Scene
  • Handheld Twilight
  • Night Portrait
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Pet Mode
  • Gourmet
  • Beach
  • Snow
  • Fireworks
  • Soft Skin
  • High Sensitivity
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Clear in Backlight
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child's Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Handheld Night Shot
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
6.00 m (at Auto ISO)
4.00 m (with Auto ISO)
5.40 m (with Auto ISO)
5.60 m (at Auto ISO)
No
No
No
No
 
Auto, on, slow synchro, off
Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
  • Single
  • Continuous H
  • Continuous L
  • Continuous H (120/60)
  • Pre-shooting cache
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Single
  • Continuous shooting
  • Self-timer
  • Cont. bracketing
  • Single bracketing
  • WB bracketing
  • DRO bracketing
 
7.0 fps
5.9 fps
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 secs)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom self-timer)
Yes
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 3 shots / 10 secs)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
 
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
 
 
Yes
 
 
3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p, 25p)
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
AVCHD, XAVC S
MPEG-4, AVCHD
High speed modes: 1080/15p and 480/120p
 
 
 
 
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 8 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i / 17 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 10 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (microHDMI)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Has 'always on' Bluetooth to maintain connection
802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth
with NFC
802.11 b/g/n
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone)
 
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
EN-EL12 lithium-ion battery & charger
NB-13L lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-ion battery and charger
300
250
360
380
289 g (0.64 lb / 10.19 oz)
300 g (0.66 lb / 10.58 oz)
236 g (0.52 lb / 8.32 oz)
322 g (0.71 lb / 11.36 oz)
113 x 67 x 40 mm (4.45 x 2.64 x 1.57)
110 x 64 x 40 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.57)
102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42)
112 x 67 x 41 mm (4.41 x 2.64 x 1.61)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None
None
None