Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera VS. Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge Camera

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is better.

In this review, when we compare Nikon Coolpix B500 vs Canon PowerShot X530, Canon PowerShot SX530 is better as it is lighter, has manual focusing, has bigger focal length and better optical zoom.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: DESIGN

In terms of design, we have the following comparison of Canon PowerShot SX530 vs Nikon Coolpix B500;

Dimensions; Canon  PowerShot SX530 HS has 120 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has 113.5 x 78.3 x 94.9 mm.

Weight; Canon PowerShot SX530 is 418g whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 is 542g

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 is better.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: LENS

Focal lens; Canon PowerShot SX530 has 4.3-215mm whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has 4-160mm

Optical zoom; Canon PowerShot SX530 has 50 x while Nikon Coolpix X530 has 40 x.

Lens type; both cameras have zoom.

Aperture range; Canon PowerShot SX530 has f/3.4-f/6.5 whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has f/3-f/6.5

Lens cover; Nikon Coolpix X530 has lens cap LC-CP31

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 is better.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: VIDEO

In terms of video, we have the following comparison of Nikon B500 vs Canon SX530;

Resolution; both cameras have 1920x1080px (1080p HD), 1280x720px (720p HD) & 640x480px (VGA).

Slow motion effect; Canon PowerShot SX530 has this feature.

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 is better.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: BATTERY

Battery type; Canon PowerShot SX530 has Li-ion whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has AA

Battery; Canon PowerShot SX530 has rechargeable (proprietary) while Nikon Coolpix X530 has AAStandard600 DShotsLR6/L

Shots; Canon PowerShot SX530 has 210 shots while Nikon Coolpix X530 has 600 shots,

Battery model; Canon PowerShot SX530 has NB-6LH whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has LR/L40.

Bottom line: Nikon Coolpix X530 is better.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; Canon PowerShot SX530 has 802.11 b/g/n while Nikon Coolpix X530 has 802.11 b/g, v4.1

Bluetooth; Nikon Coolpix X530 support Bluetooth.

USB; Canon PowerShot SX530 has USB 2.0, 480MB.

HDMI; both phones have HDMI.

NFC; both cameras have NFC.

Pictbridge; both cameras have Pictbridge.

Bottom line: both phones have the same features.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: EXPOSURE

Exposure lock; Canon PowerShot SX530 has exposure lock.

Exposure modes; Canon PowerShot SX530 has Aperture priority, Automatic mode, Full manual, program mode, scene mode and shutter speed priority whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has automatic mode, program mode and scene mode.

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 is better.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Bridge Camera vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Bridge camera: KEY FEATURES

Autofocus; both cameras have contrast detection.

Drive mode; both cameras have single shot, continuous shot and self-timer. Canon PowerShot SX530 has Portrait.

Self-timer; Canon PowerShot SX530 has 10 seconds, 2 seconds and custom seconds whereas Nikon Coolpix X530 has 10 seconds and 2 seconds.

Sensor; Canon PowerShot SX530 has CMOS while Nikon Coolpix X530 has Bridge camera.

Display type; both cameras have LCD.

Hot shoeflash mount; Canon PowerShot SX530 has hot shoeflash mount.

Bottom line: Canon PowerShot SX530 is better.

Conclusion

In this review, Canon PowerShot SX530 is a better camera when we compare Canon SX30 vs Nikon B500 as it has superior features.