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
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Lowest price Cheaper $101.22 vs $269.99
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The best price we've seen is $169 cheaper (2.7x less)
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S3300:180 shots
              DSC-W650:220 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S3300:6x
              DSC-W650:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $86 - $98

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $65 - $229

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $80 - $120

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $110

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              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 S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $107

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $129

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $96

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $225 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Samsung Digimax 250

              Samsung Digimax 250

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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