Nikon Coolpix S6800 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

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Nikon Coolpix S6800
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
13MB bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an internal memory of 25MB, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is only a 12MB internal memory digital camera (13MB smaller).
6.8mm shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 57.5mm tall digital camera, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 64.3mm tall digital camera (6.8mm taller).
Vastly thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a depth of 22.9mm, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 34.4mm deep digital camera (11.5mm thicker).
15% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a width of 96.8mm, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 110.6mm wide digital camera (13.8mm wider).
£50 cheaper
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 costs £189.46, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is £238.99.
15 Reasons For
12% higher megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a megapixel count of 18.1MP, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 16MP digital camera (2.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

2.14MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a total megapixel count of 18.9MP, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 16.76MP digital camera (2.14MP less).
Vastly bigger optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an optical zoom of 30x, however 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.

A bit smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a maximum aperture of 6.4, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 6.3 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 bigger).
Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is an 840mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 540mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 (840mm).
Marginally shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a minimum focal length of 24mm, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm longer).
25 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
26s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s shorter). Read more

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

1% wider field of view Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a field of view of 100%, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 99% field of view digital camera (1% narrower).
A lot higher display resolution Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a display resolution of 920,000 pixels, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is only a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (460,000 pixels lower).
One hundred and thirty more shots per battery charge Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a digital camera that takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, whereas 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.

Available from 14 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eleven more awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has 12 awards, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an average expert review score of 84% based on 49 reviews, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average rating of 71% (based on 10 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an average user review score of 91% based on 126 reviews, but the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average rating of 86% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

15 Reasons Against
14% lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a megapixel count of 16MP, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is an 18.1MP digital camera (2.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

2.14MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a total megapixel count of 16.76MP, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is an 18.9MP digital camera (2.14MP more).
Vastly smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an optical zoom of 12x, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 30x optical zoom digital camera (18x 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.

0.1 bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a maximum aperture of 6.3, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 6.4 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 smaller).
2x shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 300mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 540mm shorter than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 (840mm).
1mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a minimum focal length of 25mm, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm shorter).
25 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a minimum ISO speed of 125, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 smaller).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

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

Slightly narrower field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a field of view of 99%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 100% field of view digital camera (1% wider).
460,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (460,000 pixels higher).
One hundred and thirty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a digital camera that takes 170.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the Nikon Coolpix S6800, however 16 retailers sell the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has received 1 award, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has received 12 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 only has an average expert rating of 71%, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an average expert rating of 84% (based on 49 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has an average user rating of 86%, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 126 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2x smaller internal memory Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has an internal memory of 12MB, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 25MB internal memory digital camera (13MB bigger).
6.8mm taller Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is a 64.3mm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 57.5mm tall digital camera (6.8mm shorter).
11.5mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a depth of 34.4mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 22.9mm deep digital camera (11.5mm thinner).
13% wider Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 has a width of 110.6mm, however the Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a 96.8mm wide digital camera (13.8mm narrower).
£50 more expensive
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 by £49.53.
Two months older
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is older than the Nikon Coolpix S6800 by two months.

Awards

1 Award
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12 Awards
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Trusted Reviews: Recommended
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What Digital Camera: Gold

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16MP 18.1MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 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
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2672
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2448 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2560 x 1712
 1920 x 1920
 2560 x 1440
 2048 x 1536
 2048 x 1360
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2672
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2448 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2560 x 1712
 1920 x 1920
 2560 x 1440
 2048 x 1536
 2048 x 1360
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
Maximum Image Resolution
 4896 x 3672
 4896 x 3672
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 EXIF
 MPO
 JPG
 RAW
 EXIF
 MPO
BEST
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP 18.9MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 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 6.4
BEST
Minimum Aperture
3.3 3.3
Maximum Focal Length
300mm 840mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
25mm 24mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 54 4.3 - 129
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 71.7x
Lens Structure
9/7 12/9
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 15

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.02 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - ∞
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
 Auto
 80
 100
 800
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 100
 800
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
125 100
BEST
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 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 1.5 2 - 3.3
Flash Range
0.5 - 2.8 0.6 - 6.4

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
25MB
BEST
12MB
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD
Field of View
99% 100%
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 920,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"
Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.6x

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Sepia
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 214g
Height
57.5mm
BEST
64.3mm
Depth
22.9mm
BEST
34.4mm
Width
96.8mm
BEST
110.6mm
Weight Including Battery
145g
BEST
240g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
EN-EL19 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,250mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
170 shots 300 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V
Battery Recharge Time
1.83h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

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

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
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