Updated (August, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L620 vs Nikon Coolpix S6600

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6500

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6500 over the Nikon Coolpix L610.
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L610

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Advantages of the Nikon S6500

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the S6500's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size Slightly smaller 95x58x26 mm vs 108x69x34 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S6500's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 150 shots vs 120 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Weight Lighter 153 g vs 240 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $94.00 vs $115.00
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              L610:1080p
              S6500:1080p @ 30fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610:$115.00
              S6500:$94.00
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              L610:120 shots
              S6500:150 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $115 - $149

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $89 - $175

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $184

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $136 - $177

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix S6500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $200

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $194

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

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              discussion

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