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Nikon Coolpix S6900 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S6900 vs Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Nikon Coolpix S6900
Nikon Coolpix S7000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
0.1 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a maximum aperture number of 6.6, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 bigger).
Smaller minimum aperture number Edit
Nikon Coolpix S6900 is 3.3 minimum aperture. That's 0.1 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (3.4).
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.
5 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 500mm. That's 200mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (500mm).
Touchscreen Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a touchscreen, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6900 does not have a touchscreen.
Twenty more battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard), however the Nikon Coolpix S6900 only takes 190.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

User reviews are significantly better
Based on 1 review, the Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S6900 has an average rating of 76% (based on 11 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 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 (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 300mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 200mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (500mm).
Twenty less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a digital camera that takes 190.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard). 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.

Hugely Lower user review Score
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 only has an average user rating of 76%, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
0.1 bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only 6.5 maximum aperture, but the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a 6.6 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 smaller).
Larger minimum aperture number 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).
Over one year older
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is older than the Nikon Coolpix S6900 by 17 months.

Awards

3 Awards
Ephotozine: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
planet-sansfil.com: 4 Star
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Date Released

10 months Ago 27 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
16.76MP 16.76MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 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 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6.6
BEST
6.5
Minimum Aperture Number
3.3
BEST
3.4
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
300mm 500mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
25mm 25mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.5 - 54 4.5 - 90
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
9/7 12/10

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Normal Focusing Range
1.5 - ∞ 0.3 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
0.5m
BEST
0.3m
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
1.5m 2m
BEST

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400 6,400
ISO Sensitivity (min)
125 125
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s 4s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Auto
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 2.8 0.5 - 2.8
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
30MB
BEST
20MB
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal
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 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
BEST
Display Resolution (numeric)
460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5cm

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Multi-Shot Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot function
Image Editing
 Crop
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi burst mode
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

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

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
EN-EL19 EN-EL19
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
190 shots 210 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.83h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
 Wrist strap included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED C2
 EXPEED C2
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Audio Recording Formats
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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