Nikon Coolpix S6800 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Nikon Coolpix S6800
Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a minimum aperture of 3.3, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 3.7 minimum aperture digital camera (0.4 larger).
Wider field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 99% field of view digital camera. That's 1% wider than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (98%).
8.5mm shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 57.5mm tall digital camera. That's 8.5mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (66mm).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a depth of 22.9mm. That's 16.6mm thinner than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (39.5mm).
16% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a width of 96.8mm. That's 15.2mm narrower than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (112mm).
A lot shorter battery recharge time Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a battery recharge time of 1.83h, however the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 2.33h battery recharge time digital camera (0.5h longer).
Cheaper by £34
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 costs £189.46, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is £223.60.
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
8 Reasons For
Hugely bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an optical zoom of 30x, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 12x optical zoom digital camera (18x 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.

Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 750mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 450mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 (750mm).
4s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 8s, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (4s shorter). Read more

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

Hugely bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an internal memory of 473MB, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 25MB internal memory digital camera (448MB smaller).
One hundred and thirty more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 only takes 170.00 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.

Four more awards
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has 5 awards, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an average expert review score of 78% based on 16 reviews, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average rating of 71% (based on 10 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an average user review score of 89% based on 48 reviews, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average rating of 86% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
2x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 12x optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (30x). 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.

Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a maximum focal length of 300mm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 750mm maximum focal length digital camera (450mm longer).
4s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 4s shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (8s). Read more

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

Vastly smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 25MB internal memory digital camera. That's 448MB smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (473MB).
Only 170.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a digital camera that takes 170.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 only takes 300.00 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.

Four less awards
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has only received 1 award, however the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has received 5 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 only has an average expert score of 71%, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 16 reviews).
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average user score of 86%, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has an average user rating of 89% (based on 48 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
0.4 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 3.7 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.4 larger than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 (3.7).
1% narrower field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a field of view of 98%, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 99% field of view digital camera (1% wider).
13% taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a height of 66mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 57.5mm tall digital camera (8.5mm shorter).
16.6mm thicker Edit
Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 39.5mm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 22.9mm deep digital camera (16.6mm thinner).
Wider Edit
Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 112mm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 96.8mm wide digital camera (15.2mm narrower).
Longer battery recharge time Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 2.33h battery recharge time digital camera. That's 0.5h longer than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 (2.33h).
£34 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 by £34.14.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the Nikon Coolpix S9900, but 2 retailers sell the Nikon Coolpix S6800. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Awards

1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
5 Awards
Camera Labs: Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
optyczne.pl: Good Buy
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 22 months Ago

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
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP 16.76MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 1:1
 16:9
 1:1
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 White
 White

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x 30x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.3
BEST
3.7
Maximum Focal Length
300mm 750mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
25mm 25mm
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 54 4.5 - 135
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 60x
Lens Structure
9/7 13/11

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞ / 2 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.02 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Auto Focus Point
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
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 8s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 1.5 1.5 - 3.5
Flash Range
0.5 - 2.8 0.5 - 6
Pre-Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pre-flash

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
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
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
25MB 473MB
BEST
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
99%
BEST
98%
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 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

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Mode
 Multi-shot mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Electronic Compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic compass
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data EXPEED C2
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Pet
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Height
57.5mm
BEST
66mm
Depth
22.9mm
BEST
39.5mm
Width
96.8mm
BEST
112mm
Weight Including Battery
145g
BEST
289g

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-EL12
Shot Per Battery Charge
170 shots 300 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
1.83h
BEST
2.33h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

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

Networking

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

Other Features

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

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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