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Nikon Coolpix S3600 vs Sony DSC-H400

Nikon Coolpix S3600 vs Sony DSC-H400

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Nikon Coolpix S3600
Sony DSC-H400

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
229,980 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Sony DSC-H400 is only a 20 pixels display resolution digital camera (229,980 pixels lower).
503g lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is a 125g digital camera. That's 503g lighter than the Sony DSC-H400 (628g). 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.

1 Reason For
300.00 battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard) on the Sony DSC-H400 is 300.00, but the Nikon Coolpix S3600 only takes 230.00 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Seventy less battery life (CIPA standard) Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is a digital camera that takes 230.00 battery life (CIPA standard), whereas the Sony DSC-H400 only takes 300.00 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.

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Over one year older
The Nikon Coolpix S3600 is older than the Sony DSC-H400 by 14 months.
2 Reasons Against
Eleven thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine times lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Sony DSC-H400 is only 20 pixels display resolution. That's 229,980 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix S3600 (20 pixels).
503g heavier Edit
The Sony DSC-H400 has a weight of 628g, but the Nikon Coolpix S3600 is a 125g digital camera (503g 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.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
BEST
Megapixel
20.1MP 20.1MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Optical Sensor Size
 2/3"
 2/3"
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
BEST
 5152 x 3864
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
20.48MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom
8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
6.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.5 - 36 24.5 - 1550mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
8/7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blade
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 contrast detection
 Spot Auto Focus
 Face tracking
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞/1.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.02 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points
99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Manual
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
BEST
ISO Sensitivity
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
4s 30s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
1.5 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 3 0.4 m - 8.8 m: ISO auto (wide lens) 3.5 m - 4.6 m: ISO auto (tele lens) 12.4 m: ISO 3200 (wide lens) 6.5 m: ISO 3200 (tele lens)
Pre-Flash
 Pre-flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MP4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MP4
 H.264
 AVC
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
Resolution At Capture Speed
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 320×240@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 WAV
BEST
 WAV
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 Duo HS
 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 Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Internal Memory
25MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
97% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels
BEST
20 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"
Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Push
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Push
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Art
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Art
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 10 sec, 2sec
Multi-Shot Function
 Multi-shot function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Rotating
 Crop
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
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data BIONZ
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Sunrise
 Pet
 Food
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 BEN
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 BEN
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
125g
BEST
628g
Height
57.9mm 95mm
Depth
19.9mm 122.3mm
Width
97.1mm 129.6mm
Weight (including Battery)
125g Unknown - Click to provide data

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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (max)
2.8h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
230 shots 300 shots
BEST
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

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

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Sony PlayMemories Home
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
BEST
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Anti Motion Blur
 Anti motion blur
Unknown - Click to provide data
Metering
Unknown - Click to provide data Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Compatible Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows 7 SP1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8, Windows 8
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Panorama
 Panorama
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)
 Picture transfer protocol (PTP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Accessories Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Accessories included
Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.71fps

Technical Details

Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
Shooting Programs
Unknown - Click to provide data Landscape, portrait mode, party/indoor, night portrait, PET, fireworks, soft snap, panorama assist, night scene, beach, snow, high sensitivity, gourmet
Composite Video
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Display Brightness Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display brightness control
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Auto Object Framing, Intelligent Sweep Panorama (360)
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 201 pixels
Microphone Operation Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Mono
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
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