As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms and ultra compacts. The Nikon Coolpix S2700's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 160 and the PowerShot A3400 IS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S2900 and the Coolpix S2600)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2010) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
2 years newer
$132

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2900 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
1 year older
$194

Significant advantages of the A3400 IS (vs the S2700)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the A3400 IS (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the A3400 IS and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 145 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
similar age
$109

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2500 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 125 g vs 125 g

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
3 years older
$340

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the S2700)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TL205 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S2600 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2600 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2600 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 121 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix S3000

Nikon Coolpix S3000
2 years older
$200

Significant advantages of the S3000 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 (vs the S2700)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the S3000 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 116 g vs 125 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 28 mm), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't record movies in 24p, is older (january 2013 vs february 2014) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
2 years newer
$116

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the S2700)

  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
1 year newer
$255

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the S2700)

  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 125 g

Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

Fujifilm FinePix JZ500
2 years older

Significant advantages of the JZ500 (vs the S2700)

  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the JZ500 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the JZ500 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×57×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Light weight: 168 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$182 - $199

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More zoom: 18x vs 6x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 191 g vs 125 g
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the SX610 HS and S2700

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the S2700)

  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 130 g vs 125 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs prosumer size (120×82×92 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (125 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (6x vs 42x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
1 year newer
$222

Significant advantages of the SX520 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly more zoom: 42x vs 6x

Significant disadvantages of the SX520 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 441 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the SX520 HS and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Light weight: 441 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $222.00 vs $156.48

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
3 years newer
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S2700)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $156.48

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2013 vs february 2011) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.5) and has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3").

Samsung ST150F

Samsung ST150F
similar age
$300

Significant advantages of the ST150F (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST150F (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST150F and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
1 year older
$148

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and S2700

  • None found

Samsung DV300F

Samsung DV300F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DV300F (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV300F (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV300F and S2700

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W380 and S2700

  • None found