As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2600 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S2600's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS and the PowerShot IXUS 145) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-W800 and the Cybershot DSC-W610)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 38 mm), is newer (february 2012 vs february 2011) and is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9").

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
2 years newer
$93

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2900 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
similar age
$189

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the S2600)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3300 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"

Olympus VG-160

Olympus VG-160
similar age

Significant advantages of the VG-160 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the VG-160 (vs the S2600)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 165 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the VG-160 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"

Fujifilm FinePix JX300

Fujifilm FinePix JX300
1 year older
$169

Significant advantages of the JX300 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JX300 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the JX300 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix 3200

Nikon Coolpix 3200
8 years older
$140

Significant advantages of the 3200 (vs the S2600)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 3200 (vs the S2600)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.6" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the 3200 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
4 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and S2600

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Nikon S2600 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the S2600)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the S2600)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and S2600

  • None found

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
2 years newer
$245

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the S2600)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and S2600

  • None found

Leica V-Lux 40

Leica V-Lux 40
3 months newer

Significant advantages of the V-Lux 40 (vs the S2600)

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

Significant disadvantages of the V-Lux 40 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the V-Lux 40 and S2600

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
4 years newer
$164 - $229

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the S2600)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and S2600

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
2 years newer
$512

Significant advantages of the HX60 (vs the S2600)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the HX60 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the HX60 and S2600

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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6 years newer
$359 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the S2600)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better wide angle: 24 mm vs 26 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and S2600

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 250 shots), is older (february 2012 vs january 2013) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years newer
$88 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and S2600

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix FH10

Panasonic Lumix FH10
1 year newer
$159

Significant advantages of the FH10 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FH10 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the FH10 and S2600

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
similar age
$300

Significant advantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W610 and S2600

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and S2600

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), is newer (february 2012 vs february 2009), is thinner (0.8" vs 4.8") and is slightly lighter (121 g vs 590 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a much shorter battery life (220 shots vs 350 shots) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix L100

Nikon Coolpix L100
3 years older
$399

Significant advantages of the L100 (vs the S2600)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the L100 (vs the S2600)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L100 and S2600

  • Fairly small: Standard size (110×72×78 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 360 g vs 121 g

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
2 years newer
$160 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the S2600)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 220 shots
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the S2600)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and S2600

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 121 g