The Nikon Coolpix S7c is mostly gets compared to travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs, ultra compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix S7c's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the WB150F and the ST200F) and Nikon (such as the D5100 and the Coolpix S220)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S7c compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2) and is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9").

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 18x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the S7c)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the S7c)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB150F and S7c

  • Very small: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Compact (101×60×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 170 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S7c compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (101×60×21 mm) vs prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (170 g vs 560 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 16.1 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.4 fps vs 4 fps).

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
4 years newer
$372 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the S7c)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the S7c)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm) vs Compact (101×60×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 560 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the D5100 and S7c

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S7c compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5").

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (101×60×21 mm) vs ultra compact (90×56×18 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.4 fps vs 11 fps), is older (august 2006 vs february 2009) and is thicker (0.8" vs 0.7").

Nikon Coolpix S220

Nikon Coolpix S220
2 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the S220 (vs the S7c)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S220 (vs the S7c)

  • None found

common strengths of the S220 and S7c

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S7c compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.1).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 27 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (august 2006 vs january 2012).

Samsung ST200F

Samsung ST200F
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the ST200F (vs the S7c)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the ST200F (vs the S7c)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST200F and S7c

  • None found