Nikon Coolpix S9700 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix S9700

59

Nikon D5100

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9700

Really small
Size
Compact (110×64×35 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses

galleries

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competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9700 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$417

Aperture Wider aperture
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$546

Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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