LCD and Viewfinder
Canon N has a Tilting 2.8" LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. At only 2.8", the screen is on the smaller side and 461kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Canon N will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
N doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon N can shoot continuously at max speed of 2 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec
Unfortunately N doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon N features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Canon N, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 24 fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Canon N will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video
N also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 240 fps for ultra slow motion videos. N has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Canon N doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity feature, Canon N lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
Canon N has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Canon N is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 200 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Canon N has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend N owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Compact Cameras
Fujifilm X30 with its 470shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Canon N vs Fujifilm X30 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Canon N Features Compared to Main Competitors