As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S2600 is also often compared to super zooms, ultra compacts, digicams and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S2600's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the SZ-11) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S2900HD and the FinePix JX370)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to other compact competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 32 mm), is newer (february 2012 vs february 2011), is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
2 years newer
$98

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

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 121 g

Nikon Coolpix S3000

Nikon Coolpix S3000
2 years older
$200

Significant advantages of the S3000 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 (vs the S2600)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the S3000 and S2600

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 116 g vs 121 g

Fujifilm FinePix JX370

Fujifilm FinePix JX370
5 months older
$240

Significant advantages of the JX370 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JX370 (vs the S2600)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1800 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the JX370 and S2600

  • Fairly small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 124 g vs 121 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Sony Cybershot W510

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
1 year older
$164

Significant advantages of the W510 (vs the S2600)

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

Significant disadvantages of the W510 (vs the S2600)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the W510 and S2600

  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 121 g

Fujifilm FinePix AV200

Fujifilm FinePix AV200
1 year older
$90

Significant advantages of the AV200 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AV200 (vs the S2600)

  • Much worse wide angle: 32 mm vs 26 mm
  • Larger: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the AV200 and S2600

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L22

Nikon Coolpix L22
2 years older

Significant advantages of the L22 (vs the S2600)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the L22 (vs the S2600)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (98×61×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the L22 and S2600

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs prosumer size (110×73×81 mm)), is newer (february 2012 vs july 2010), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.2") and is slightly lighter (121 g vs 437 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has worse image stabilization (digital vs sensor shift) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S2900HD (vs the S2600)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S2900HD (vs the S2600)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.2" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 437 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the S2900HD and S2600

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 437 g vs 121 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 0.8"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps), has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and is newer (february 2012 vs february 2005).

However, on average it is slightly larger (super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)).

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

Fujifilm FinePix Z1

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7 years older
$99

Significant advantages of the Z1 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z1 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the Z1 and S2600

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to digicam competitors include: it is newer (february 2012 vs july 2011).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.5), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has worse image stabilization (digital vs sensor shift) and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 300 shots).

Olympus SZ-11

Olympus SZ-11
6 months older
$813

Significant advantages of the SZ-11 (vs the S2600)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-11 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the SZ-11 and S2600

  • None found

Samsung ST66

Samsung ST66
similar age
$180

Significant advantages of the ST66 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST66 (vs the S2600)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST66 and S2600

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S2600 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs compact (106×61×33 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.3") and is significantly lighter (121 g vs 231 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (5x vs 20x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps) and has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3").

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
1 year newer
$425

Significant advantages of the WB250F (vs the S2600)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • More zoom: 18x vs 5x
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the WB250F (vs the S2600)

  • Significantly heavier: 226 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the WB250F and S2600

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×62×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
similar age
$492

Significant advantages of the SX260 HS (vs the S2600)

  • Has a GPS
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 5x

Significant disadvantages of the SX260 HS (vs the S2600)

  • Much larger: Compact (106×61×33 mm) vs Super compact (94×58×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 231 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the SX260 HS and S2600

  • None found