Nikon Coolpix S6900 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Nikon Coolpix S6900
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a digital zoom of 4x, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a unknownx digital zoom digital camera (4x smaller). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Vastly smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a maximum aperture of 6.6, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a unknown maximum aperture digital camera (6.6 bigger).
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 3.3 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (3.4).
60fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fps, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a unknownfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (60fps lower).
10MB bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has an internal memory of 30MB, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 20MB internal memory digital camera (10MB smaller).
Vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a vari-angle LCD display, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not.
Marginally shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 58mm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 60mm tall digital camera (2mm taller).
0.099999999999994mm narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a width of 99.4mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 99.5mm wide digital camera (0.099999999999994mm wider).
7 Reasons For
8x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an optical zoom of 20x, but the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is only a 12x optical zoom digital camera (8x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

40% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 500mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 200mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (500mm).
Vastly wider field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a field of view of 99%, however the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is only a unknown% field of view digital camera (99% narrower).
Touch sensitive screen Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a touch sensitive screen, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6900 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Moderately thinner Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 27.4mm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 27.9mm deep digital camera (0.5mm thicker).
Twenty more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 takes 210.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix S6900 only takes 190.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£28 cheaper
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is £27.99 cheaper than the Nikon Coolpix S6900.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
8x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has an optical zoom of 12x, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 20x optical zoom digital camera (8x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

67% shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 300mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 200mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (500mm).
Does not have a touch sensitive screen Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 does not have a touch sensitive screen, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 does.
Quite thicker Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a depth of 27.9mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 27.4mm deep digital camera (0.5mm thinner).
Twenty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a digital camera that takes 190.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£28 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 by £27.99.
One month older
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is older than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 by one month.
6 Reasons Against
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 larger than the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (3.4).
10MB smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an internal memory of 20MB, but the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 30MB internal memory digital camera (10MB bigger).
Does not have a vari-angle LCD display Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 does not have a vari-angle LCD display, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a vari-angle LCD display.
Slightly taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a height of 60mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 58mm tall digital camera (2mm shorter).
0.099999999999994mm wider Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 99.5mm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 99.4mm wide digital camera (0.099999999999994mm narrower).
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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16MP 16MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 640 x 480
 1600 x 1200
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 640 x 480
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP 16.76MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 White
 White

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x 20x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
6.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.3
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length
300mm 500mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
25mm 25mm
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 54 4.5 - 90
Lens Structure
9/7 12/10

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
1.5 - ∞ 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
125 125
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Flash Range
0.5 - 2.8 0.5 - 2.8
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
30MB
BEST
20MB
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
BEST
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
181g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
58mm
BEST
60mm
Depth
27.9mm 27.4mm
BEST
Width
99.4mm
BEST
99.5mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 161g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
EN-EL19 EN-EL19
Shot Per Battery Charge
190 shots 210 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Wrist Strap
 Included wrist strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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