Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S3600 vs Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3300 vs Nikon Coolpix S3500

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

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Nikon Coolpix S3500

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Really small
Size
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3500

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Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.4 vs f/3.5
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$54.95 vs $149.99
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The best price we've seen is $95 cheaper (2.7x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S3300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size
Slightly smaller
95x58x19 mm vs 96x57x20 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              S350096x57x20 mm
              S330095x58x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              S35000.8"
              S33000.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S3500129 g
              S3300128 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S3500220 shots
              S3300180 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S3500720p
              S3300720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix S3500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $171

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $88 - $115

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $101

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $569 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $569 body only

              $499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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