Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6600 vs Nikon Coolpix S6800

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6800

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Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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 S6800.
 
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differences

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)
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
Lowest price Cheaper $84.00 vs $176.95
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The best price we've seen is $93 cheaper (2.1x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S6800

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Size Smaller 96x57x22 mm vs 95x58x26 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 170 shots vs 150 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 145 g vs 153 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S6500:150 shots
              S6800:170 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              S6500:95x58x26 mm
              S6800:96x57x22 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6500:153 g
              S6800:145 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              S6500:1"
              S6800:0.9"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              12x
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              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
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $233

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $138

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S6500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $139 - $241

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $199

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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