As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S2700's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D3300 and the Coolpix S2900) and Canon (such as the ELPH 310 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to other compact competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (6x vs 5x).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 250 shots).

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
2 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the S2700)

  • Longer battery life: 250 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 6x

common strengths of the S2900 and S2700

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28
similar age
$253

Significant advantages of the L28 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 280 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L28 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L28 and S2700

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $252.95 vs $115.35

Nikon Coolpix S4100

Nikon Coolpix S4100
1 year older
$304

Significant advantages of the S4100 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S4100 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 6x

common strengths of the S4100 and S2700

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)

Samsung ES30

Samsung ES30
2 years older

Significant advantages of the ES30 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ES30 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 6x

common strengths of the ES30 and S2700

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 years newer
$110

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2700)

  • Longer battery life: 250 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 6x

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and S2700

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300
1 year older
$275

Significant advantages of the S4300 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S4300 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S4300 and S2700

  • Incredible zoom: 6x vs 6x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has much less startup delay (2 ms vs 400 ms), is much smaller (super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($115.35 vs $396.00), is thinner (0.8" vs 3") and is much lighter (125 g vs 430 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.2 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
1 year newer
$399 (body only)
$396 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the S2700)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the S2700)

  • Much more startup delay: 400 ms vs 2 ms
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the D3300 and S2700

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $396.00 vs $115.35

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (210 shots vs 150 shots), is newer (january 2013 vs august 2011) and is slightly less expensive ($115.35 vs $499.95).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS
1 year older
$240

Significant advantages of the 310 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the 310 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the 310 HS and S2700

  • Light weight: 140 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Canon ELPH 520 HS
1 year older
$743

Significant advantages of the ELPH 520 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 520 HS (vs the S2700)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 520 HS and S2700

  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
1 year older
$150

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the S2700)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 110 shots vs 210 shots

common strengths of the SX150 IS and S2700

  • Inexpensive: $150.00 vs $115.35

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V
2 years older
$500

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX7v (vs the S2700)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX7v (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-HX7v and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300
1 year older
$244

Significant advantages of the S6300 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S6300 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6300 and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Nikon Coolpix S6500
similar age

Significant advantages of the S6500 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S6500 (vs the S2700)

  • Shorter battery life: 150 shots vs 210 shots

common strengths of the S6500 and S2700

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has much more zoom (6x vs 4x) and is newer (january 2013 vs february 2011).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.7), has a much shorter battery life (210 shots vs 320 shots) and is thicker (0.8" vs 0.7").

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72
similar age

Significant advantages of the ST72 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST72 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST72 and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
1 year older
$179

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W320 and S2700

  • None found

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 (114×89×96 mm)), is newer (january 2013 vs january 2012), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.9"), is slightly lighter (125 g vs 543 g) and is slightly less expensive ($115.35 vs $642.31).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Fujifilm FinePix S3200
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S3200 (vs the S2700)

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3200 (vs the S2700)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 540 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the S3200 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
2 years newer
$319

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the S2700)

  • Much longer battery life: 590 shots vs 210 shots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L840 (vs the S2700)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.8" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 538 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L840 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 538 g vs 125 g

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200
1 year older
$642

Significant advantages of the S4200 (vs the S2700)

  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 210 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S4200 (vs the S2700)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 543 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the S4200 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 543 g vs 125 g