As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms, waterproofs and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S2700's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix L27) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v and the DSC-S5000)

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 28 mm) and is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1").

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2015).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 years newer
$95

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and S2700

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27
similar age
$130

Significant advantages of the L27 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L27 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L27 and S2700

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 161 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
2 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L31 and S2700

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 125 g

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
similar age
$99

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the A2500 and S2700

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Sony DSC-S5000

Sony DSC-S5000
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-S5000 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S5000 (vs the S2700)

  • No built-in flash
  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm
  • Larger: Compact (98×61×30 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-S5000 and S2700

  • Thin: 1.2" 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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

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 is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.7) and has a significantly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 320 shots).

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

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year newer
$88 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and S2700

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and S2700

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Nikon S2700 has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2014).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX5v (vs the S2700)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX5v (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-HX5v and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
1 year newer
$160

Significant advantages of the S3600 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3600 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3600 and S2700

  • Light weight: 125 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $159.95 vs $111.91

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
2 years newer
$110

Significant advantages of the S3700 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3700 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3700 and S2700

  • Light weight: 118 g vs 125 g
  • Inexpensive: $109.99 vs $111.91

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200
1 year older
$263

Significant advantages of the S6200 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S6200 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6200 and S2700

  • Inexpensive: $262.99 vs $111.91

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
2 years newer
$178

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S7000 and S2700

  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $111.91

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the S2700)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DSC-QX30 and S2700

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 29 mm), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2012) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 260 shots) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
similar age
$69

Significant advantages of the S31 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S31 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S31 and S2700

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
1 year older
$363

Significant advantages of the S30 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S30 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S30 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 (118×81×100 mm)), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2011), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.9"), is slightly lighter (125 g vs 540 g) and is slightly less expensive ($111.91 vs $545.98).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3.1), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.2"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
similar age
$408

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 470 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the L820 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×85 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 470 g vs 125 g

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520
similar age
$384

Significant advantages of the P520 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the P520 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×84×102 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 550 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the P520 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×84×102 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Thin: 4" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 550 g vs 125 g

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Fujifilm FinePix S3200
1 year older
$685

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"
  • Significantly 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 P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
1 year older
$546

Significant advantages of the P500 (vs the S2700)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the P500 (vs the S2700)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 481 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the P500 and S2700

  • Fairly small: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 0.8"