As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix S800c is also often compared to pro digicams and mirrorless. The Nikon Coolpix S800c's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 and the Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S8100 and the Coolpix S810c)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S800c compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a built-in GPS, has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a touch screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it is older (august 2012 vs april 2013) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
1 year newer
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the S800c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the S800c)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and S800c

  • Inexpensive: $197.00 vs $232.24

Nikon Coolpix S8100

Nikon Coolpix S8100
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S8100 (vs the S800c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8100 (vs the S800c)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the S8100 and S800c

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S810c
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S810c (vs the S800c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S810c (vs the S800c)

  • None found

common strengths of the S810c and S800c

  • Built-in GPS
  • Very large screens: 3.5" vs 3.5"
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
8 months newer
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the S800c)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the S800c)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and S800c

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $444.70 vs $232.24
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25
5 months newer
$430

Significant advantages of the ZS25 (vs the S800c)

  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the ZS25 (vs the S800c)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the ZS25 and S800c

  • Inexpensive: $429.90 vs $232.24

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S800c compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD), is thinner (1.1" vs 1.2") and is slightly lighter (184 g vs 209 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2), has a slightly lower resolution screen (820k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and much lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
3 years newer
$391

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the S800c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the S800c)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and S800c

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S800c compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (820k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (8 fps vs 0.5 fps).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 14.2 MP), has slightly fewer focus points (9 vs 135) and is older (august 2012 vs may 2014).

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2
1 year newer
$378 (body only)
$300 11-2mm lens

Significant advantages of the S2 (vs the S800c)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the S2 (vs the S800c)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S2 and S800c

  • Fairly small: Compact (101×61×29 mm) vs Compact (111×60×27 mm)
  • Very light: 190 g vs 184 g
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"