Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S3500 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W650

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W650's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        S3300:95x58x19 mm
        DSC-W650:94x56x19 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        S3300:128 g
        DSC-W650:124 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        S3300:180 shots
        DSC-W650:220 shots
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $95 - $120

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110 - $167

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $220

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Compact

        $98

        3D Captures 3D images
        Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Movie format Records lower quality movies

        Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Travel zoom

        $95 - $107

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $329 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $679 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

        Sony Cybershot W570

        Ultra compact

        $160

        Size Slightly smaller
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $85 - $150

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $100 - $140

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cybershot W530

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

        Ultra compact

        $121

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $99 - $109

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen size Smaller screen

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