Updated (August, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6600 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6500

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6500

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 10x
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More than 40% more zoom
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the S6500's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Slightly lighter 153 g vs 160 g
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $94.00 vs $133.99
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Battery life Longer battery life 230 shots vs 150 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              S6500:95x58x26 mm
              S6300:94x58x26 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6500:153 g
              S6300:160 g
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S6500:150 shots
              S6300:230 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S6500:12x
              S6300:10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $200

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $84 - $120

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $89 - $175

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $115 - $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $112

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $194

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $189

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Size Smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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