Nikon Coolpix S2800 vs Sony DSC-W800

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Nikon Coolpix S2800
Sony DSC-W800

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
More total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 20.48MP digital camera. That's 0.48MP more than the Sony DSC-W800 (20MP).
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Sony DSC-W800 (6.4).
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Sony DSC-W800 (100).
50% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 4s maximum shutter speed. That's 2s longer than the Sony DSC-W800 (2s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

250.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 250.00, but the Sony DSC-W800 only takes 200.00 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.

4 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 40x digital zoom digital camera. That's 36x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (40x). 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.

14% bigger internal memory Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 29MB internal memory digital camera. That's 4MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (29MB).
1% higher display resolution Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 230,400 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 400 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (230,400 pixels).
Better user reviews
Based on 498 user reviews, the average review score of the Sony DSC-W800 is 86%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 80% (based on 18 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Nine times smaller digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 4x digital zoom digital camera. That's 36x smaller than the Sony DSC-W800 (40x). 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.

4MB smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 25MB internal memory digital camera. That's 4MB smaller than the Sony DSC-W800 (29MB).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 400 pixels lower than the Sony DSC-W800 (230,400 pixels).
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User review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S2800's average user score is 80%, however the Sony DSC-W800's is 86% (based on 498 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
3% less total megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 20MP digital camera. That's 0.48MP less than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (20MP).
2% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 6.4 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (6.4).
20 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (100).
2s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a 2s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 2s shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (2s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Only 200.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a digital camera that takes 200.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 only takes 250.00 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.

Older by nine months
The Sony DSC-W800 is nine months older than the Nikon Coolpix S2800.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
20.1MP 20.1MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.48MP
BEST
20MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
4x 40x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
6.4
Minimum Aperture
3.2 3.2
Maximum Focal Length
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
26mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
4.6 - 23 4.6 - 23
Lens Structure
6/5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 centre weighted
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face tracking
Normal Focusing Range
0.50 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.1 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 3,200
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
100
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
BEST
2s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Slow synchronization
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
0.8 - 2 0.6 - 1.76
Flash Range
0.5 - 4 0.4 - 3.5
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1280 x 720
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 AVI
 M-JPEG
BEST
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Internal Memory
25MB 29MB
BEST
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
98% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 230,400 pixels
BEST
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Calm
 Calm
Self-Timer
2,10 12,60
Multi-Shot Mode
 Multi-shot mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 109g
Height
58.4mm 55.5mm
Depth
19.8mm 20.8mm
Width
93.8mm 96.8mm
Weight Including Battery
120g
BEST
125g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
EN-EL19 NP-BN
Shot Per Battery Charge
250 shots
BEST
200 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Included Wrist Strap
 Included wrist strap
 Included wrist strap

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Format
 WAV
 WAV
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