As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Nikon Coolpix S50c is also often compared to travel zooms and compacts. The Nikon Coolpix S50c's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS1) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix F450 Zoom)

Competitor classes

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S50c compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3" vs 2"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 5 MP) and is newer (february 2007 vs june 2004).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Fujifilm FinePix F450 Zoom

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the F450 Zoom (vs the S50c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F450 Zoom (vs the S50c)

  • None found

common strengths of the F450 Zoom and S50c

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S50c compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (88×51×22 mm) vs compact (103×60×33 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.3") and is slightly lighter (165 g vs 229 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm) and is older (february 2007 vs january 2009).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the S50c)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the S50c)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×60×33 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×51×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 229 g vs 165 g

common strengths of the DMC-ZS1 and S50c

  • Fairly small: Compact (103×60×33 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×51×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 229 g vs 165 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S50c compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.4") and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), has a significantly shorter battery life (130 shots vs 180 shots) and is older (february 2007 vs february 2012).

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the S50c)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 38 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 180 shots vs 130 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the S50c)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3300 and S50c

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×51×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
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    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix L14

Nikon Coolpix L14
6 months newer

Significant advantages of the L14 (vs the S50c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L14 (vs the S50c)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.4" vs 3"
  • Heavier: 225 g vs 165 g

common strengths of the L14 and S50c

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (91×61×26 mm) vs Ultra compact (88×51×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.9"