Nikon Coolpix S9700 Vs Nikon 1 J3 Vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Comparison
ProductsCoolpix S9700
Nikon Coolpix S9700
1 J3
Nikon 1 J3
Lumix DMC-ZS40
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40
Prices


Whirlwire Rating11648168873725
Video Features
Format
  • MOV
  • H.264
MP4
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MicrophoneStereo Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 15fps
  • 720p @ 12.5fps
  • 540p @ 30fps
  • 540p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 120fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 240p @ 240fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 240p @ 400fps
  • 120p @ 1200fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
SD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Built-in329MB N/A 12MB
Storage Slot AmountN/A 1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution4608 x 3456 4608 x 3072 4896 x 3672
Other Resolutions
  • 3264 x 2448
  • 2272 x 1704
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 640 x 480
N/A
  • 4896 x 3264
  • 2896 x 2752
  • 3664 x 3664
  • 4000 x 3000
  • 4000 x 2692
  • 4000 x 2248
  • 2992 x 2992
  • 3264 x 2448
  • 3264 x 2176
  • 3264 x 1840
  • 2448 x 2448
  • 2560 x 1920
  • 2560 x 1712
  • 2560 x 1440
  • 1920 x 1920
  • 2048 x 1536
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1536 x 1536
  • 640 x 480
  • 640 x 424
  • 640 x 360
  • 480 x 480
Image Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 1:2.16:9
3:2
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels16.0 14 18.1
Size1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) 1 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
TypeBSI-CMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorN/A Expeed 3A Venus Engine
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels921,000 921,000 92,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeN/A N/A Electronic
Viewfinder CoverageN/A N/A 100%
Viewfinder resolutionN/A N/A 200,000
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack N/A Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-ion EN-EL12 Li-ion EN-EL20 Lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)300 220 300
Weight (grams)232 201 240
Dimensions110 x 64 x 35 mm H101.0mm x W60.5mm x D28.8mm 111 x 64 x 34mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom4 N/A 2
Number of Focus Points99 135 23
Lens MountFixed Nikon 1 mount Fixed
Focal length minimum (mm)25 N/A 24
Focal length maximum (mm)750 N/A 720
Optical zoom30.0 N/A 30.0
Manual FocusN/A
CropN/A 2.7x N/A
Image
White Balance Presets7 6 4
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation N/A
JPEG Quality LevelsStandard N/A
  • Fine
  • Standard
File FormatJPEG NEF N/A
ISO RangeN/A 160-6400 100-3200
ISO MinimumN/A 160 100
ISO MaximumN/A 6,400 6,400
Uncompressed FormatN/A RAW RAW
Features
Minimum shutter speed8 sec 30 sec 4 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec 1/16000 sec 1/2000 sec
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)6.0 5.0 6.4
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Off
  • On
N/A
  • Auto
  • Auto/Red-eye Reduction
  • Forced On
  • Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
  • Forced Off
FPS7 15 10
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • P programmed auto
  • S shutter-priority auto
  • A aperture-priority auto
  • M manual
  • Scene auto selector
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
GPS
Aperture PriorityN/A
Shutter PriorityN/A
Manual Exposure ModeN/A
External FlashN/A N/A
AE BracketingN/A ±1 (3 frames at 1/3 EV 2/3 EV 1 EV steps)
WB BracketingN/A N/A
Timelapse RecordingN/A N/A
Exposure ModesN/A N/A
Scene ModesN/A N/A
Orientation SensorN/A N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless
Remote ControlN/A Optional
Body Type
Body TypeCompact Mirrorless Compact
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