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Advantages of the Nikon S32

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.7
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At its widest zoom, the S32's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Nikon S5300

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
26 mm vs 30 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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Less risk of blur
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
7 fps vs 4.7 fps
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Around 50% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
97×58×21 mm vs 108×66×40 mm
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2.4x smaller
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
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More than 60% larger sensor
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1.6"
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Around 50% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Slightly lighter
138 g vs 175 g
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More than 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 1s
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4x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              S32175 g
              S5300138 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S321s
              S53004s
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S32220 shots
              S5300180 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S32230k dots
              S5300460k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S324.7 fps
              S53007 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S321/3" 4.8x3.6mm
              S53001/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              S326 MP
              S53009.7 MP

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