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Nikon COOLPIX A vs Canon EOS-M

Take a look between the comparison of Nikon COOLPIX A and Canon EOS-M, the Nikon COOLPIX A features 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor and (ISO 100 – 25600) on the other hand Canon EOS-M features 18.0 MP CMOS (APS-C) Sensor and ISO 100-12800, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Nikon COOLPIX A Major Features

· 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor

· NIKKOR 18.5mm Lens (35mm Equiv: 28mm)

· Fast f/2.8 Maximum Aperture

· 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor

· Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound

· Capture Photos in RAW Format

· Manual Focus Ring Adjustment

· Auto and Manual Exposure Bracketing

· Active D-Lighting, In-Camera Editing

· Wi-Fi via Optional WU-1a Adapter

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Canon EOS-M Major Features

· 18.0 MP CMOS (APS-C) Sensor

· DIGIC 5 Image Processor

· Full HD 1080p Movie with Focus Tracking

· 3.0″ Touch Screen LCD with 1040K-dots

· Touch AF and Multi-touch Operation

· Hybrid CMOS Auto-focus for Photo & Video

· Compatible with Canon EF and EF-S Lenses

· ISO 100-12800, Expandable to 25600 (H)

· Canon’s First Mirrorless Camera

· Includes Canon EF-M 22mm F/2 STM Lens

Major Difference

Nikon COOLPIX A vs. Canon EOS-M Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models

Nikon coolpix A

Canon EOS-M

Megapixel

16.2 megapixels

18.0 megapixels

Sensor size / type

APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)

APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)

Optional zoom

Fixed Lens

Na

Aperture Range

F2.8

Na

Macro

10 cm

Na

Image stabilization

Sensor Shift

No

AF System

Contrast Detect

Contrast Detect + Phase Detect

AF points

No

31

ISO

100 – 6400, (12800, 25600 with boost)

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)

Shutter

Min/Max

30 sec 1/2000 sec

60 sec 1/4000 sec

Top Continuous Shooting Speed

4fps

4.3fps

Video

1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24fps)

1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)

Display

Fixed 3″ 921,000 TFT LCD monitor

Fixed 3″ 1,040,000 Clear View II TFT LCD

Viewfinder

No / Optional

Na

Hot Shoe

Yes

Yes

Dimensions 

111 x 64 x 40 mm

109 x 66 x 32 mm

Weight

299g

298g

Advantages of Nikon coolpix A

1. Large sensor size compared to Canon EOS-M

2. Fixed lens/ Canon EOS-M have Optional lenses available.

3. Fixed Aperture Range / Canon EOS-M have Optional lenses available.

4. Better Macro range / Canon EOS-M have Optional lenses available.

5. Image stabilization available in Nikon coolpix A /No Image stabilization available in Canon EOS-M

 

Advantages of Canon Power EOS-M

1. 31 AF points available in Canon EOS-M / No af point available in Nikon coolpix A

2. More megapixels compared to Nikon coolpix A

3. Better Shutter Min/Max compared to Nikon coolpix A

4. Better Shooting Speed compared to Nikon coolpix A

5. Better display  compared to Nikon coolpix A

6. Lite weight compared to Nikon coolpix A

 

Common Features of Both Cameras

1. Both features Same ISO Range

2.  Same Video mode

3.  Hot Shoe


World-Wide Website Review Ratings (As of April 16, 2013)

Website / Camera

Nikon COOLPIX A

Canon EOS-M

CNET

7.5 out of 10

7.8 out of 10

Photography Blog

4 Out of 5

4.5 Out of 5

Techradar

4 Out of 5

3.5 Out of 5

ephotozine

4.5 Out of 5

4 Out of 5

PC Mag

3.5 Out of 5

2.5 Out of 5

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World-wide User Review Ratings (As of April 16, 2013)

Website / Camera

Nikon COOLPIX A

Canon EOS-M

Amazon

3.8 Out of 5

3.5 Out of 5

B&H

4.0 Out of 5

3.9 Out of 5

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Conclusion:  With Canon EOS M you get more options to change the lenses, the Nikon coolpix A features more compact body with fixed 28mm F2.8 Lens, If you want a ultra compact body with DSLR image quality buy Nikon Coolpix A

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