The Nikon Coolpix S610 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S610's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S9900)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S610 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3.7) and is significantly less expensive ($158.88 vs $599.99).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900
6 years newer
$600

Significant advantages of the S9900 (vs the S610)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S9900 (vs the S610)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.7

common strengths of the S9900 and S610

  • None found