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Nikon Coolpix S2800 vs Sony DSC-W800

Nikon Coolpix S2800 vs Sony DSC-W800

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Nikon Coolpix S2800
Sony DSC-W800

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Smaller maximum aperture number 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).
250.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 250.00, but the Sony DSC-W800 only takes 200.00 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.

Cheaper by £13
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 costs £13.01 less than the Sony DSC-W800.
6 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 (numeric) 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).
11g lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 has a weight of 109g, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is a 120g digital camera (11g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

26 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better user reviews
Based on 457 user reviews, the average review score of the Sony DSC-W800 is 85%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S2800 is 79% (based on 19 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 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 (numeric) Edit
Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only 230,000 pixels display resolution. That's 400 pixels lower than the Sony DSC-W800 (230,400 pixels).
11g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 has a weight of 120g, but the Sony DSC-W800 is a 109g digital camera (11g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Less retailers
The Nikon Coolpix S2800 is only stocked by 1 shop, whereas the Sony DSC-W800 is stocked by 27 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
User review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S2800's average user score is only 79%, however the Sony DSC-W800's is 85% (based on 457 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
2% bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 has a maximum aperture number of 6.4. That's 0.1 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S2800 (6.4).
Only 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Sony DSC-W800 is a digital camera that takes 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Nikon Coolpix S2800 only takes 250.00 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.

More expensive by £13
The Sony DSC-W800 is £13.01 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix S2800.
Older by seven months
The Sony DSC-W800 is seven months older than the Nikon Coolpix S2800.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
20.1MP 20.1MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
Unknown - Click to provide data 20MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Pink
 Pink

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
4x 40x
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number
6.5
BEST
6.4
Minimum Aperture Number
3.2 3.2
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
26mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.6 - 23 4.6 - 23
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
6/5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.1 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
0.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80
BEST
100
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s
BEST
2s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
0.8 - 2 0.6 - 1.76
Flash Range (wide)
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
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 M-JPEG
BEST
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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

Compatible Memory Cards
 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

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 230,400 pixels
BEST
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Auto
 Scene
Photo Effects
 Calm
 Calm
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Slide show
 Movie
 Slide show
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
120g 109g
BEST
Height
58.4mm 55.5mm
Depth
19.8mm 20.8mm
Width
93.8mm 96.8mm
Weight (including Battery)
120g
BEST
125g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
EN-EL19 NP-BN
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
250 shots
BEST
200 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Other Features

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

Technical Details

Audio Recording Formats
 WAV
 WAV
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