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Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800

Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
31
Overall
34
Canon PowerShot A3200 IS front
 
Nikon Coolpix P7800 front
Portability
82
Imaging
37
Features
73
Overall
51

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Key Specs

Canon A3200 IS
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F) lens
  • 149g - 95 x 57 x 24mm
  • Released January 2011
Nikon P7800
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Increase to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.0-4.0) lens
  • 399g - 119 x 78 x 50mm
  • Launched November 2013
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Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Overview

Here is a complete analysis of the Canon A3200 IS versus Nikon P7800, both Small Sensor Compact cameras by competitors Canon and Nikon. The resolution of the A3200 IS (14MP) and the P7800 (12MP) is very comparable but the A3200 IS (1/2.3") and P7800 (1/1.7") provide different sensor measurements.

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The A3200 IS was announced 3 years prior to the P7800 and that is a fairly sizable difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before going straight to a detailed comparison, here is a quick summary of how the A3200 IS matches up against the P7800 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Canon A3200 IS over the Nikon P7800

 A3200 IS P7800 

Reasons to pick Nikon P7800 over the Canon A3200 IS

 P7800 A3200 IS 
LaunchedNovember 2013January 2011Fresher by 35 months
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution921k230kSharper display (+691k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Canon A3200 IS and Nikon P7800

 A3200 IS P7800 
Touch display Lack of Touch display

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Physical Comparison

When you are going to carry your camera often, you are going to need to factor in its weight and proportions. The Canon A3200 IS has outside dimensions of 95mm x 57mm x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") along with a weight of 149 grams (0.33 lbs) while the Nikon P7800 has measurements of 119mm x 78mm x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0") and a weight of 399 grams (0.88 lbs).

Compare the Canon A3200 IS versus Nikon P7800 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are utilising at that moment. The following is a front view proportions comparison of the A3200 IS and the P7800.

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability score of the A3200 IS and P7800 is 95 and 82 respectively.

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 top view buttons comparison

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is tough to picture the contrast in sensor sizing merely by checking out specifications. The photograph underneath may provide you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the A3200 IS and P7800.

To sum up, both the cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The A3200 IS having a smaller sensor is going to make getting bokeh harder and the Canon A3200 IS will show greater detail with its extra 2MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop images way more aggressively. The older A3200 IS will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 sensor size comparison

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon A3200 IS as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon P7800 as a Portrait photography camera
33
megapixel count good (14MP)
comes with face detect focusing
focusing manually not possible
lack of manual mode
cannot use external flash
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
46
manual focus
features face detect autofocus
delivers RAW files
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon A3200 IS
Street photography with Nikon P7800
57
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
64
screen articulates
has image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
more heavy than competition in class (399 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Canon A3200 IS as a Sports photography camera
Nikon P7800 as a Sports photography camera
39
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
comes with tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
43
has image stabilization (Optical)
features tracking focus
great battery life (350 per charge)
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon A3200 IS as a Travel photography camera
Nikon P7800 as a Travel photography camera
72
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
fairly wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
lack of Timelapse function
display is not selfie friendly
68
great battery life (350 per charge)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
pretty wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than competition in class (399g)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon A3200 IS Landscape photography details
Nikon P7800 Landscape photography details
42
fairly wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
lack of manual mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
lack of Timelapse function
58
manual focus
pretty wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f2.0)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
great battery life (350 per charge)
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon A3200 IS
Vlogging with Nikon P7800
34
fairly wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detect focusing
display is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of microphone support
75
pretty wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f2.0)
screen is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect autofocus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
comes with microphone jack
more heavy than competition in class (399g)
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Canon A3200 IS vs Nikon P7800 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon A3200 IS and Nikon P7800
 Canon PowerShot A3200 ISNikon Coolpix P7800
General Information
Company Canon Nikon
Model Canon PowerShot A3200 IS Nikon Coolpix P7800
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Released 2011-01-05 2013-11-25
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology -
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4320 x 3240 4000 x 3000
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Highest enhanced ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points 9 99
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-200mm (7.1x)
Max aperture - f/2.0-4.0
Macro focus range 3cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 4.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Screen size 2.7 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 230 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 921 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Features
Minimum shutter speed 15 secs 60 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/1600 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 1.0 frames per sec 8.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 4.00 m 10.00 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Smart -
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (25p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p); high-speed: 1920 x 1080 (15 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None Optional
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 149 gr (0.33 pounds) 399 gr (0.88 pounds)
Physical dimensions 95 x 57 x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") 119 x 78 x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 54
DXO Color Depth score not tested 21.2
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 11.7
DXO Low light score not tested 200
Other
Battery life - 350 photographs
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Battery model NB-8L EN-EL14
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (10 or 2 seconds)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HCMMCplus SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Launch cost $230 $550