As well as being compared against other digicams, the Nikon Coolpix 880 is also often compared to pro digicams and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix 880's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix 4300 and the Coolpix L120) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-H10)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix 880 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 8 MP), is older (august 2000 vs january 2008) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix 4300

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the 4300 (vs the Coolpix 880)

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Significant disadvantages of the 4300 (vs the Coolpix 880)

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common strengths of the 4300 and Coolpix 880

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Higher true resolution: 8 MP vs 3.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-H10 and Coolpix 880

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compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix 880 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (100×75×53 mm) vs professional size (124×85×99 mm)), is thinner (2.1" vs 3.9") and is significantly lighter (320 g vs 724 g).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2.4), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 8 MP) and is older (august 2000 vs february 2004).

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the C-8080 Wide Zoom (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Higher true resolution: 8 MP vs 3.1 MP
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the C-8080 Wide Zoom (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • Significantly heavier: 724 g vs 320 g
  • Thicker: 3.9" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the C-8080 Wide Zoom and Coolpix 880

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Tunnel

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix 880 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.1), is thinner (2.1" vs 3.1") and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (112k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the L120 (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 112k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L120 (vs the Coolpix 880)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the L120 and Coolpix 880

  • Very small: Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm) vs Mid size (100×75×53 mm)
  • Very light: 406 g vs 320 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 2.1"