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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

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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 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
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L610:$139.00
              S6500:$124.00
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              L610:120 shots
              S6500:150 shots

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              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 slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $108

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $70 - $229

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $217

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              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

              $155 - $159

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $248

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $212

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix S6500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $166 - $177

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $305

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $181

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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