As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2700 is also often compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S2700's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A2300 IS and the PowerShot A2200) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix A100 and the Coolpix S4300)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 37 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs compact (94×62×31 mm)) and is newer (january 2013 vs february 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3).

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
1 year older
$332

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2300 IS and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 125 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200
2 years older
$179

Significant advantages of the A2200 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2200 (vs the S2700)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the A2200 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (94×56×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 135 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
3 years newer
$100

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)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 119 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
similar age

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2500 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 125 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300
1 year older
$295

Significant advantages of the S4300 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S4300 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

common strengths of the S4300 and S2700

  • Very small: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 139 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A490

Canon PowerShot A490
3 years older

Significant advantages of the A490 (vs the S2700)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A490 (vs the S2700)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (94×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the A490 and S2700

  • Very small: Compact (94×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 175 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.8"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2011), is thinner (0.8" vs 5.4"), is significantly lighter (125 g vs 899 g) and is slightly less expensive ($241.47 vs $545.98).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3.1), has slightly less zoom (6x vs 83.3x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.2") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots).

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
1 year older
$546

Significant advantages of the P500 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P500 (vs the S2700)

  • 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"

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
2 years newer
$458 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly more zoom: 83.3x vs 6x

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the P900 and S2700

  • Inexpensive: $458.00 vs $241.47

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520
similar age
$337

Significant advantages of the P520 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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)
  • Light weight: 550 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 4" vs 0.8"

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Fujifilm FinePix S3200
1 year older
$698

Significant advantages of the S3200 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • 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)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 125 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.8"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2700 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs compact (133×71×19 mm)), is newer (january 2013 vs january 2010), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1"), is much lighter (125 g vs 283 g) and is much less expensive ($241.47 vs $1,639.09).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 4.8"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,036k dots) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

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
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

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

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 200 g vs 125 g
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DSC-HX5v and S2700

  • Very small: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very light: 200 g vs 125 g
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
1 year newer
$1,639

Significant advantages of the Camera 2 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.7"
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Camera 2 (vs the S2700)

  • Much larger: Compact (133×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Much heavier: 283 g vs 125 g

common strengths of the Camera 2 and S2700

  • Very small: Compact (133×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"