As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S3300 is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S3300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A300 and the Coolpix A100) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot WX50 and the Cybershot W570)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S3300 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs compact (100×59×26 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.7), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 220 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs february 2013).

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
4 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S3300)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 250 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the S3300)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and S3300

  • Very small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 128 g

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
2 years newer
$232

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the S3300)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 181 g vs 128 g

common strengths of the S200 and S3300

  • Very small: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.7"

Sony Cybershot W560

Sony Cybershot DSC-W560
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W560 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the W560 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the W560 and S3300

  • Very small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix S4000

Nikon Coolpix S4000
2 years older
$183

Significant advantages of the S4000 (vs the S3300)

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

Significant disadvantages of the S4000 (vs the S3300)

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

common strengths of the S4000 and S3300

  • Very small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 131 g vs 128 g

Nikon Coolpix S5300

Nikon Coolpix S5300
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S5300 (vs the S3300)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the S5300 (vs the S3300)

  • Larger: Super compact (97×58×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)

common strengths of the S5300 and S3300

  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500
1 year newer
$196

Significant advantages of the S3500 (vs the S3300)

  • Longer battery life: 220 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S3500 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3500 and S3300

  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S3300 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.7" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.6), is significantly larger (super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs ultra compact (77×51×17 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a significantly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 240 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
similar age
$120

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and S3300

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and S3300

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S01

Nikon Coolpix S01
6 months newer
$321

Significant advantages of the S01 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S01 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S01 and S3300

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
1 year older
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and S3300

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years newer
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and S3300

  • None found

Samsung DV300F

Samsung DV300F
similar age

Significant advantages of the DV300F (vs the S3300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV300F (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV300F and S3300

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Nikon S3300 has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 240 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs january 2013).

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
4 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the S3300)

  • Longer battery life: 240 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and S3300

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 128 g

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200
5 months older

Significant advantages of the S6200 (vs the S3300)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 250 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S6200 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6200 and S3300

  • None found

Olympus SZ10

Olympus SZ-10
1 year older
$190

Significant advantages of the SZ10 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SZ10 (vs the S3300)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SZ10 and S3300

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix SZ9

Panasonic Lumix SZ9
1 year newer
$248

Significant advantages of the SZ9 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SZ9 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the SZ9 and S3300

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 128 g

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
2 years newer
$200

Significant advantages of the S3700 (vs the S3300)

  • Longer battery life: 240 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S3700 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3700 and S3300

  • Light weight: 118 g vs 128 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the S3300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-H55 and S3300

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S3300 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 4.1") and is significantly lighter (128 g vs 650 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (6x vs 50x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the S3300)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the S3300)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 650 g vs 128 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and S3300

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 128 g