The Nikon Coolpix S710 is mostly gets compared to boutiques, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S710's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS50 and the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82))

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S710 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (3.6x vs 1x), has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.6").

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.4x5.55mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.7mm), is older (august 2008 vs march 2013), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and doesn't support an external flash.

Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A
4 years newer
$748

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A (vs the S710)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A (vs the S710)

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 3.6x
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the Coolpix A and S710

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×64×40 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 299 g vs 195 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S710 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), is significantly smaller (compact (93×58×24 mm) vs compact (111×65×34 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14.2 MP vs 9.7 MP), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.3") and is slightly lighter (195 g vs 243 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3.6x vs 30x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots) and has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
6 years newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the S710)

  • Significantly more zoom: 30x vs 3.6x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the S710)

  • Much larger: Compact (111×65×34 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 14.2 MP
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and S710

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×65×34 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 243 g vs 195 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
2 years newer
$450

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the S710)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the S710)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Lower true resolution: 9.8 MP vs 14.2 MP
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DMC-ZS10 and S710

  • Very small: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 219 g vs 195 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S710 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (93×58×24 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (195 g vs 555 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (14.2 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
6 years newer
$549 (body only)
$729 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the S710)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 14.2 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the S710)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 555 g vs 195 g

common strengths of the T6i and S710

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S710 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (93×58×24 mm) vs large (130×94×119 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (14.2 MP vs 9.7 MP), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.7") and is significantly lighter (195 g vs 616 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3.6x vs 60x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 20 mm), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the S710)

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the S710)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (93×58×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.7" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 616 g vs 195 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and S710

  • Light weight: 616 g vs 195 g